PHOTOS: 5K on the 5th runway at Hartsfield-Jackson

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Some of the 1985 runners that participated in the Mayor's 5K on the 5th Runway head for the finish line at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport Saturday, August 27, 2016. This year's race raised $185.340 for United Way of Greater Atlanta. STEVE SCHAEFER / SPECIAL TO THE AJC

Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport held its 5K on the 5th runway early Saturday morning, with runners gathering before dawn to race on the airfield.

Nearly 2,000 runners participated in the second-annual event held at the world’s busiest airport. The runway was temporarily closed to airplane traffic for the race.

Check out photos from the airport 5K here:


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