Firehiwot Dado, 27, of Ethiopia, at the back of a pack, went on to become the women's race winner.
Eventual men's winner Geoffrey Mutai of Kenya, center in dark shorts, looked determined as he passed mile 14.
Residents cheered on marathoners as they made their way through Long Island City to what is still called the Queensboro Bridge.
Many runners, like this man, got creative with costumes or accessories.
Megan Tehomilic, 5, left; Lucy Tomforde, 5; Ryan Tomforde, 8; and John Peter, 7, root for a favorite.
Making a statement.
Enjoying the race.
A runner stops for some much needed water from bystanders.
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