Assistant Rector for St. Alban's Parish Reverend Matthew Hanisian comes across the finish line during the Washington National Cathedral  Pancake Races held in front of the Cathedral on Shrove Tuesday, more commonly known as "Mardi Gras.", Washington, D.C., Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012. This years annual Pancake Races are entitled the “Shake, Rattle & Race Edition,†in light of the earthquake damage the cathedral sustained earlier this year. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

Photo by: Andrew Harnik

Assistant Rector for St. Alban's Parish Reverend Matthew Hanisian comes across the finish line during the Washington National Cathedral Pancake Races held in front of the Cathedral on Shrove Tuesday, more commonly known as "Mardi Gras.", Washington, D.C., Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012. This years annual Pancake Races are entitled the “Shake, Rattle & Race Edition,†in light of the earthquake damage the cathedral sustained earlier this year. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)