Chicago runners launch app that helps everyone take, buy race photos

Nate Robinson (from left), Declan Murray and Griffin Kelly are the creators of Flashframe.io. (Griffin Kelly / via DNAinfo)

Nate Robinson (from left), Declan Murray and Griffin Kelly are the creators of Flashframe.io. (Griffin Kelly / via DNAinfo)

CHICAGO — Three former Division I college runners have developed an app they say will make obtaining photos from races easier and cheaper.

Griffin Kelly and Nate Robinson, both Northwestern graduates, and Declan Murray, a Loyola University Chicago alumnus, have created the startup Flashframe.io app, which they’ll debut Oct. 9 at the Chicago Marathon.

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It allows anyone with a camera or smartphone to take photos during sanctioned races, download the pictures and take a cut of each photo that someone buys. The software instantly recognizes racers’ bib numbers, so those wanting to buy the photos simply type in their number to find relevant pics.

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