We don’t know how the other borough’s get down, but in Brooklyn, the New York City Marathon is given the reception of a royal parade. And in many ways, it is!
There were balloons, bands, Broadway-style performances; cheering squads and children of all ages (meaning the adult ones too) lining the runners’ route through Central and North Brooklyn, which, once completed, is a little more than one-third of the way through the race!
American Desiree Linden, 36, was the top U.S. finisher at sixth. And Kellyn Taylor, an American firefighter, finished seventh. Jared Ward was the top American finisher among the men at sixth place.
Check out our photos of the marathon along the route in Brooklyn, where we pulled out all the stops to keep the runners encouraged, uplifted and entertained!
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