The first and second place women’s winners. Sometimes people would run by with news cameras following them and I could never figure out or recognize who they were soon enough. I later learned that Apollo Ohno and Ethan Zohn were running, so two of the times it was them.
Someone who loves Liz. So sweet. I would have felt like I died and went to heaven if I was running and someone held up a sign like that for me. Oh, that second sign is for her too. Nice.
These girls were across the street from me. Every girl but two has a phone in her hand. I don’t think I ever saw them cheering. But they might have. I wouldn’t have noticed once it really got going.
Because it’s me, I also noticed the pigeons. Who were watching too. One spent some time on the track/road, and he kept inching perilously close to the runners. I was afraid he’d eventually go splat, and I wanted to ask one of the cops to shoo him away, but then I was afraid the cop would be insulted at the implication that it was his job to shoo away pigeons.
3 thoughts on “Some New York City Marathon 2011 Shots”
Who in their right mind wears fur to a marathon?
On a sadder note, I am desolated that Jack the cat has lost his valiant battle to overcome his ordeal at JFK airport. I will be watching to be sure that American Airlines atones for what they put this cat through — nothing less than a huge stonking donation to the ASPCA or Alley Cat Allies.
I couldn’t even read the whole story, it was so upsetting. I agree about American Airlines, they need to do something bigtime.
Oh, and those girls are teenagers (I think!), I cut them some slack. I was particularly clueless then.