Katie Batista started unpacking food at 4:30 a.m. (Natalie Caula/WCIV)
Runners received bagels, muffins and fruits after the finish line. (Natalie Caula/WCIV)
Runners made their way to the food after crossing the finish line. (Natalie Caula/WCIV)
(Natalie Caula/WCIV) As the announcers shared Bobby Mack had taken the lead in Saturday's 35th Cooper River Bridge Run, it was all the buzz among spectators near the finish line. Would this be the year for an American winner?More >> Photos from the 2012 Cooper River Bridge Run taken by ABC News 4's Brian Troutman, Natalie Caula and Joe O'Neill.More >> Photos from the 2012 Cooper River Bridge Run taken by ABC News 4's Brian Troutman, Natalie Caula and Joe O'Neill.More >> Why would anyone get up early and fight 40,000 people to run a 10K race across the massive Ravenel Bridge?More >> Journalists had to break into sprint to catch him.More >> Thousands of runners and walkers heard his voice Saturday morning. Few probably realized where he was or his significance.More >> Thousands of runners packed the starting line of this year's Cooper River Bridge Run, eager to make it to the finish line. However, many stood in place for nearly an hour due to a delay.More >> Reader and viewer submitted photos from the Cooper River Bridge Run.More >> Reader and viewer submitted photos from the Cooper River Bridge Run.
While about 43,000 racers huffed and puffed their way over the Cooper River Bridge for this year's race, hundreds also sat relatively comfortably along downtown streets like King.More >>