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Feeling the pain at the New York City Marathon

A runner splashes himself with a cup of water while running up First Avenue just past the 16th mile point during the 2018 New York City Marathon, Nov. 4, 2018. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News)

Feeling the pain at the New York City Marathon

More than 50,000 people participated in the New York City Marathon this year. The world-famous race, which took place on Nov. 4, 2018, drew entrants from across the country and around the world and took runners through all five boroughs of New York.

For many runners, by the time they crossed the Queensboro Bridge and entered Manhattan near mile 16, they were starting to feel the pain in their bodies and to show it on their faces too. Here’s a look at how stressful it can be competing in the New York City Marathon. Despite the pain, you may see some smiles. (Yahoo News)

Photography by Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News

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