Photo: Lauren Brown
Most people can’t run 26.2 miles in running gear let alone decked out in a costume. But every year, runners from around the world add their own sense of whimsy to the New York City marathon in unique dress.There was even more of a need to stand out to friends and family that watched from the sidelines since a record 47,438 runners participated in the race.
This year wigs, kilts, tutus and animal headgear were popular. However, a few runners went above and beyond donning face paint, masks and full costumes of superheros, movie characters and some hard to decipher originals.
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