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    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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    The superheroes

    The show-off

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

    The throwback

    The belated Halloween revelers

    Pikachu

    Alison Vingiano

    Elmo

    Jesus?

    Carly McElroy

    Lady Liberty

    Carly McElroy

    The Blues Brothers

    Carly McElroy

    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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