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NYC Marathon: A Bronx Spectator
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NYC Marathon: A Bronx Spectator

Keith Claxton has been attending the race for the five years in a row. A person he met on the sideline gave him the sign, but Claxton cheers for everybody.” – Photo by Lisa Setyon For the fifth year in a row, Keith Claxton, 53, of Eastchester Road in the Bronx, stood near the Willis Avenue Bridge encouraging the runners […]

NYC Marathon: Longtime friends share the fun
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NYC Marathon: Longtime friends share the fun

The runners came in waves and one woman stopped in front of the two friends to catch her breath.

NYC Marathon: Waiting for Dad
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NYC Marathon: Waiting for Dad

Morales has traveled with his father around the world to run in marathons. He said standing among the crowd and encouraging his father as he ran was the most enjoyable part of the race.

NYC Marathon: Marathon runners cheers runners
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NYC Marathon: Marathon runners cheers runners

Ellen McCann, 44, was held up a sign that read ” You run better than our government” to uplift every marathon runner passing by her on Sunset Park. Photo by Julie Liao At 4th Avenue near Sunset Park in Brooklyn, Ellen McCann was hailing New York City Marathon runners with a smile and a sign that read, “You run better […]

2016 NYC Marathon: Veteran Whistles for Runners at “Top of the Fifth”
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2016 NYC Marathon: Veteran Whistles for Runners at “Top of the Fifth”

Grier, came bundled up and ready to show his support with coffee in hand and a small black and white whistle dangling around his neck.

2016 NYC Marathon: A church greeting in Harlem
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2016 NYC Marathon: A church greeting in Harlem

Members of the church attend the race every year cheering runners on and offering them prayers and inspiring words, but this year they wanted to do something different.

Veterans and civilians “Run as One”
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Veterans and civilians “Run as One”

 Members of Team Red, White & Blue, Team Rubicon and The Mission Continues run beside and cheer on one of the final finishers of the fourth annual “Run As One” 5k on March 28, 2015. Photo by Stacey Kilpatrick   Ten American flags waved patriotically as the gusty air blew throughout Central Park on a recent Saturday at about 11 […]

NYC Marathon: Sisters support their sister in Clinton Hill
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NYC Marathon: Sisters support their sister in Clinton Hill

Planted firmly at the course’s ninth mile marker, sisters Naerim Kim and Chaerim Smith screamed in support of their older sister Lana Kim, who passed just moments before.

NYC Marathon: 9/11 Memories at the Queensboro Bridge
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NYC Marathon: 9/11 Memories at the Queensboro Bridge

The terror didn’t end her enthusiasm to attend marathons in New York City. She is confident about the resilience of New Yorkers.

NYC Marathon: At Mile 20, The Bronx
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NYC Marathon: At Mile 20, The Bronx

The Bronx is known for being one of the most tiring spots in the TCS New York City Marathon.