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A pineapple head team finishes at the Leukemia (Credit: Alexi Knock)

A pineapple head team finishes at the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Pineapple Classic 5K on NYIT's campus in Old Westbury. (April 29, 2012)

Pineapple Classic 5K debuts

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Long Island Chapter held its inaugural Pineapple Classic 5K. The race, which took place on the New York Institute of Technology's campus in Old Westbury, featured an obstacle course and Hawaiian-themed costumes.

Team members dress as angels at the Leukemia
(Credit: Alexi Knock)

Team members dress as angels at the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Pineapple Classic 5K on the Old Westbury campus of the New York Institute of Technology. (April 29, 2012)

Hawaiian-themed costumes, such as the pineapple garb of
(Credit: Alexi Knock)

Hawaiian-themed costumes, such as the pineapple garb of these runners, are common sights during the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Pineapple Classic 5K obstacle course on NYIT's campus in Old Westbury. (April 29, 2012)

Many runners wear Hawaiian-themed garb as they navigate
(Credit: Alexi Knock)

Many runners wear Hawaiian-themed garb as they navigate the obstacle course during the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Pineapple Classic 5K on NYIT's campus in Old Westbury. (April 29, 2012)

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Racers slide to the finish of the competition
(Credit: Alexi Knock)

Racers slide to the finish of the competition at the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Pineapple Classic 5K obstacle course on NYIT's campus in Old Westbury. (April 29, 2012)

The
(Credit: Alexi Knock)

The "Two Girls and a Dad" team finishes at the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Pineapple Classic 5K on NYIT's campus in Old Westbury. (April 29, 2012)

Runners tackle a variety of obstacles during the
(Credit: Alexi Knock)

Runners tackle a variety of obstacles during the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Pineapple Classic 5K on NYIT's campus in Old Westbury. (April 29, 2012)

A pineapple head team finishes at the Leukemia
(Credit: Alexi Knock)

A pineapple head team finishes at the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Pineapple Classic 5K on NYIT's campus in Old Westbury. (April 29, 2012)

Participants end their race by throwing their energies
(Credit: Alexi Knock)

Participants end their race by throwing their energies into a blow-up obstacle course at the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Pineapple Classic 5K on NYIT's campus in Old Westbury. (April 29, 2012)

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