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New York City Marathon: Harlem
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New York City Marathon: Harlem

Armed with a cowbell in one hand, she screamed advice to the runners that were slowed down by leg cramps and encouragement to those weary from the run as they pushed on.

New York City Marathon: Upper West Side
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New York City Marathon: Upper West Side

A former electronics technician for the U.S Navy, Johnson is a disabled veteran who was no stranger to the demands of a marathon, finishing the race with flying colors, as well as two prosthetic legs.

Zac Nicholson, 30, calls his family to arrange meet-up location. Photo by Julia Shu
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NYC Marathon: No fear of danger, but extra security a hassle at finish line

The bombing at the Boston Marathon and any thoughts of danger were no deterrent to participating in today’s event.

Laura Rodriguez, 34 from Bronx, ran the Boston marathon last year. This year she dressed us as a banana to support runners of the NYC Marathon. Photo by Lea
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NYC Marathon: Resilience in the Bronx

Security in New York was high today, with unprecedented precautionary measures.

Band manager and percussionist, Lindsay Becker enjoys performing at city events like the ING New York City marathon. She says it feels good to motivate the runners with the band's songs. Photo by Kulsoom Khan
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NYC Marathon: The Lesbian and Gay Big Apple Corps Marching Band energizes runners

This is the first time the LGBAC is performing at the marathon.

Jennifer Henry, 46 of Park Slope, cheers in joy after she runs a few steps with a fellow "Ausie." Photo by Reuben Jones
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NYC Marathon: Snapshots from Park Slope

This is the part of the race where runners start to lose some of the initial nervousness and begin to start “hitting their stride.”