• A full moon becomes a blood moon as Canada experiences a full lunar eclipse, early Tuesday, April 15, 2014.
  • A view of downtown Winnipeg at dawn
  • Samantha Page runs her four-dog team at their home near Woodlands, Manitoba.  February 12, 2014  (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)
  • The main floor ticket area, restaurant and patio.
  • Photographer's choice: Sometimes life rolls out in front of a photojournalist perfectly. Like the Sunday my dog went to a local mall to tell Santa what he wanted for Christmas. This brother and sister were ahead of us. They have different owners but double teamed Santa this year for old times sake. Only appearing online because of a tight paper the next day, I hope it puts a smile on your face as big as mine. 

Lil' Buddy and Lola Get a seat on Old Saint Nick at Kildonan Place Shopping Centre. December 8, 2013 BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS

Images from around the world chosen by the photo desk at the Winnipeg Free Press.

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  • June 15, 2013

    1979 Manitoba Marathon

    The shorts were shorter, and the hair was longer. Even the route was different. But 35 years ago, a tradition began and has held strong for thousands of runners looking for their personal bests. Here are some images of the first Manitoba Marathon held June 16, 1979.

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  • Runners can still smile at the start of the race.

    Runners can still smile at the start of the race.   (Ken Gigliotti/Winnipeg Free Press ) Photo Store

  • Pounding the pavement on the Trans-Canada highway.

    Pounding the pavement on the Trans-Canada highway.   (Paul Deleske/Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • The route as of 1979.

    The route as of 1979. Photo Store

  • Fashionable runners never go out of style.

    Fashionable runners never go out of style.   (Ken Gigliotti/Winnipeg Free Press ) Photo Store

  • Front runners in Headingley.

    Front runners in Headingley.   (James Haggarty/Winnipeg Free Press ) Photo Store

  • Hosing off.

    Hosing off. Photo Store

  • An exhausted runner is helped to the sidelines.

    An exhausted runner is helped to the sidelines.   (Wayne Glowacki/Winnipeg Free Press ) Photo Store

  •   (Wayne Glowacki/Winnipeg Free Press )

  • Joint finish.

    Joint finish.   (Ken Gigliotti/Winnipeg Free Press ) Photo Store

  • Gail Volk of Seattle was the first female to finish.

    Gail Volk of Seattle was the first female to finish.   (Ken Gigliotti/Winnipeg Free Press ) Photo Store

  • A marathon for all ages.

    A marathon for all ages.   (Ken Gigliotti/Winnipeg Free Press ) Photo Store

  • The cool down.

    The cool down.   (James Haggarty/Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • Runner who collapsed at finish line is wheeled away.

    Runner who collapsed at finish line is wheeled away.   (Wayne Glowacki/Winnipeg Free Press ) Photo Store

  • "Retcher's Row." Runners collapse after finishing.   (James Haggarty/Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • Pat Vogt watches and waits for husband Duke at the finish line area.

    Pat Vogt watches and waits for husband Duke at the finish line area.   (James Haggarty/Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  •   (Ken Gigliotti/Winnipeg Free Press )

  • Finished at the finish line.

    Finished at the finish line.   (Ken Gigliotti/Winnipeg Free Press ) Photo Store

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