LUIS SANTANA | Times Dozens of county school buses transport runners to the starting point from Tropicana Field before the start of the Skyway 10K race across the Sunshine Skyway Bridge. The 10K is point-to-point from Manatee County to Pinellas County running northbound over bridge
LUIS SANTANA | Times Dozens of county school buses transport runners to the starting point from Tropicana Field before the start of the Skyway 10K race across the Sunshine Skyway Bridge. The 10K is point-to-point from Manatee County to Pinellas County running northbound over bridge

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Photo by: MIKE HAYTACK
Photo by: MIKE HAYTACK

Sunday's race, which began when the sun appeared over the horizon. with winds producing feels-like temperatures that dipped into the 40s.

GABRIELLA ANGOTTI-JONES | Times A runner takes a selfie with his phone while running in the the Inaugural Skyway 10K on Sunday, March 4, 2018 near St. Petersburg, FL.
GABRIELLA ANGOTTI-JONES | Times A runner takes a selfie with his phone while running in the the Inaugural Skyway 10K on Sunday, March 4, 2018 near St. Petersburg, FL.
GABRIELLA ANGOTTI-JONES | Times Runners lead the pack of the Inaugural Skyway 10K just after sunrise.
GABRIELLA ANGOTTI-JONES | Times Runners lead the pack of the Inaugural Skyway 10K just after sunrise.
Photo by: MIKE HAYTACK
Photo by: MIKE HAYTACK
GABRIELLA ANGOTTI-JONES | Times Bananas were one of the snacks provided at the entrance at Tropicana Field after the Inaugural Skyway 10K on Sunday.
GABRIELLA ANGOTTI-JONES | Times Bananas were one of the snacks provided at the entrance at Tropicana Field after the Inaugural Skyway 10K on Sunday.

Luis Santana | Times Aerial drone view of runners at the inaugural Skyway 10K race across the Sunshine Skyway Bridge.

GABRIELLA ANGOTTI-JONES | Times Runners head towards the finish line during the Inaugural Skyway 10K.
GABRIELLA ANGOTTI-JONES | Times Runners head towards the finish line during the Inaugural Skyway 10K.

No road race had been staged on the Skyway since January 1987, roughly a month before its formal dedication.

LUIS SANTANA | Times Runners head towards their final mile at the inaugural Skyway 10K race across the Sunshine Skyway Bridge.
LUIS SANTANA | Times Runners head towards their final mile at the inaugural Skyway 10K race across the Sunshine Skyway Bridge.
GABRIELLA ANGOTTI-JONES | Times Sharon Gonzalez, left, comforts her husband, Eddie Gonzales, as he thinks about the passing of his son, Jared Omar Gonzalez, at Tropicana Field after completing the Inaugural Skyway 10K on Sunday. In 2016, Jared Omar Gonzalez was out for a run after midnight when he was killed in a car accident.
GABRIELLA ANGOTTI-JONES | Times Sharon Gonzalez, left, comforts her husband, Eddie Gonzales, as he thinks about the passing of his son, Jared Omar Gonzalez, at Tropicana Field after completing the Inaugural Skyway 10K on Sunday. In 2016, Jared Omar Gonzalez was out for a run after midnight when he was killed in a car accident.
GABRIELLA ANGOTTI-JONES | Times Sharon Gonzalez, left, comforts her husband, Eddie Gonzales, as he thinks about the passing of his son, Jared Omar Gonzalez, at Tropicana Field after completing the Inaugural Skyway 10K. The Gonzalez family ran the 10k in his honor.
GABRIELLA ANGOTTI-JONES | Times Sharon Gonzalez, left, comforts her husband, Eddie Gonzales, as he thinks about the passing of his son, Jared Omar Gonzalez, at Tropicana Field after completing the Inaugural Skyway 10K. The Gonzalez family ran the 10k in his honor.
Photo by: MIKE HAYTACK
Photo by: MIKE HAYTACK
Photo by: MIKE HAYTACK
Photo by: MIKE HAYTACK
LUIS SANTANA | Times Aerial drone view of runners at the inaugural Skyway 10K race across the Sunshine Skyway Bridge.
LUIS SANTANA | Times Aerial drone view of runners at the inaugural Skyway 10K race across the Sunshine Skyway Bridge.
Photo by: MIKE HAYTACK
Photo by: MIKE HAYTACK