These eight-milers face the challenge of Airport Road with huffs and puffs and much heavy breathing, but toughed it out and ran the full eight miles.
Scott Grassel (5175) and an unidentified entrant laugh as they race to the finish line in the one-mile race.
Payson Parks and Recreation staff member Deb Rose shows Rance Myers the running route and points out the different colored signs for the length of each race.
Eight-mile runners looked for hot pink, five-mile runners looked for bright green, and one-mile runners looked for yellow signs marking their route.
Aaron Godfrey (174) and Karen Donmoyer keep pace with each other as they struggle up Airport Road during the eight-mile Huffin' and Puffin' race.