The Creative Characters Of The NYC Marathon

Why run in normal spandex when you can be a superhero?

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The Fruit

Real NYC marathon winner is clearly the runner in the banana suit

smelendez

@smelendez

Real NYC marathon winner is clearly the runner in the banana suit

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The Business Man

Marathon Man! Must have a job interview after.

Jonathan Wald

@jonathanwald

Marathon Man! Must have a job interview after.

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Not exactly sure what this is but we'll take it

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The belated Halloween revelers

And then there are the runners who will only live as myth, passed down from generation to generation.

Some guy just ran by in an Oscar The Grouch costume complete with garbage can. No matter his time, I think he's won the marathon.

Iris Blasi

@IrisBlasi

Some guy just ran by in an Oscar The Grouch costume complete with garbage can. No matter his time, I think he's won the marathon.

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My brother is shooting for a 3:40 and is wearing a Mr. Potato Head outfit. #nycmarathon

Juice Fong

@jgfong

My brother is shooting for a 3:40 and is wearing a Mr. Potato Head outfit. #nycmarathon

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If you're running the #INGNYCM, look for me and @sueonthetown at 82nd and 1st on your left. I'll be dressed as a hot dog. Sue will not.

Meghan G. Loftus

@meghgrace

If you're running the #INGNYCM, look for me and @sueonthetown at 82nd and 1st on your left. I'll be dressed as a hot dog. Sue will not.

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