Supporters Cheer on New York City Marathon Runners

The 2021 New York City Marathon kicked off on Sunday, November 7, returning after being cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns in in 2020.

Event organizers said 33,000 participants would traverse the five boroughs of New York City, starting in Staten Island and ending in Manhattan’s Central Park.

Peres Jepchirchir and Albert Korir, both Kenyan, won the Women’s and Men’s Professional Open Divisions, respectively.

Madison de Rozario of Australia and Marcel Hug of Switzerland each took gold in the Women’s and Men’s Professional Wheelchair Division.

Videos filmed by Heather Lee Allen show crowds of supporters cheering on runners in Park Slope, Brooklyn. Credit: Heather Lee Allen via Storyful

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