new york marathon, 11.6.05

 

Driving into town Friday night.

 

Number pick-up at the Javitz Center, Saturday.

 

 

 

Boarding the busses on 42nd St., Sunday, 5:30am.

 

Bus drop-off at Verranzano, 6am.

 

Directions.  Bridge in background.

 

Sunrise, 55 degrees, foggy bridge.  Port-a-let heaven!

 

Dropping off the bag at the UPS truck, 9:30am (I didn't freshen up before I left).

 

My side of the bridge was a little less crowded, thankfully.  But still foggy. (NYT photo)

 

Verrazano Narrows overhead (file photo)

 

Mile 7, Brooklyn, 11:30am.  (Dad photo)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rosemary's corner, 10am.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

My fan club!

 

 

 

 

Mile 15, Queens.

 

Mile 23.  (Robin photo)

 

Last walk-break at mile 25.

 

Finishing.

 

 

Clock cut-off: 4:28:02 (net 4:22:03)

 

Wrapped in mylar, Central Park (NYT photo).