TCS New York City Marathon 2016

Once more I was able to capture the Marathon from the start race of the Handcycle Category, lot of effort and the crowd started to warm up with the first category to arrive at Central Park.

The winners on this category: 1st Michael Taylor from Australia 1:23:06, 2nd Vicente Yanguez from Spain 1:31:15 and on 3rd Sergio Minas from Colombia 1:35:34

Una vez más me fue posible el capturar el Maratón desde el inicio de la categoría Handcycle, mucho esfuerzo y la multitud comenzó a celebrar con esta primera categoría llegando a Central Park.
Los ganadores de esta categoría: 1er Michael Taylor de Australia 1:23:06, 2do Vicente Yanguez de España 1:31:15 y 3er Sergio Minas de Colombia 1:35:34

The Handcycle category entering Central Park

The Handcycle category entering Central Park

The Handcycle category entering Central Park

The Handcycle category entering Central Park

The Handcycle category entering Central Park

The Handcycle category entering Central Park

The above photographs are not the actual winners on this category.

 

 

For the third time in a row Mary Keitany from Kenya wins the Marathon on the Woman Category with four minutes ahead of her closest competition 2:24:26, second place was for Sally Kipyego USA 2:28:01 and also from the USA Molly Huddle with 2:28:13.

Por tercera vez consecutiva, Mary Keitany de Kenia gana el Maratón en la categoría de Mujeres con cuatro minutos de ventaja sobre su competencia más cercana 2:24:26, el segundo lugar fue para Sally Kipyego USA 2:28:01 y también de los Estados Unidos Molly Huddle con 2:28:13.

First place on the Woman Category, Mary Keitany from Kenya

First place on the Woman Category, Mary Keitany from Kenya

On the right is the second place Sally Kipyego from the USA

On the right is the second place Sally Kipyego from the USA

On the third place was Molly Huddle USA

On the third place was Molly Huddle USA

On the Man Category the winner Ghirmay Ghebreslassie from Eritrea with one hour seven minutes and fifty five seconds, on second place Lucas Rotich from Kenya 2:08:53 on third place from the USA Abdi Abdirahman: 2:11:23

En la categoría de hombres el ganador fué Ghirmay Ghebreslassie de Eritrea con una hora siete minutos y cincuenta y cinco segundos, en segundo lugar Lucas Rotich de Kenia 2:08:53 en el tercer lugar de los EEUU Abdi Abdirahman: 2:11:23

The first place came from Eritrea Ghirmay Ghebreslassie

The first place came from Eritrea Ghirmay Ghebreslassie

Lucas Rotich from Kenya arrived on second place

Lucas Rotich from Kenya arrived on second place

Thousand of volunteers help with this event to go successfully through the day, handing water, Gatorade and bananas for all the runners.

The public always celebrate with great noise and make up signals to their family and friends running but they share as well all their vibrant energy with all the participants.

Miles de voluntarios ayudan en este evento a pasar el día con éxito, entregando agua, Gatorade y plátanos para todos los corredores.

El público siempre celebra con gran júbilo y haciendo carteles para su familia y amigos corriendo, pero comparten también toda su energía vibrante con todos los participantes.

Water is allways handy for all the runners thanks to an array of volunteers on the side of the race

Water is allways handy for all the runners thanks to an array of volunteers on the side of the race

Water is allways handy for all the runners thanks to an array of volunteers on the side of the race

Water is allways handy for all the runners thanks to an array of volunteers on the side of the race

Tim's fans waiting to see him.

Tim’s fans waiting to see him.

Cleopatra’s Needle in New York City is one is one of three similar named Egyptian obelisks and was erected in Central Park just west of the Metropolitan Museum of Art on February 22nd 1881. Here the Marathon runners passing by.

Cleopatra’s Needle in New York City is one is one of three similar named Egyptian obelisks and was erected in Central Park just west of the Metropolitan Museum of Art on February 22nd 1881. Here the Marathon runners passing by.

A political commentary is always at sight even on the floor of the career course

A political commentary is always at sight even on the floor of the career course

Power buttons everywhere for those who are in need.

Power buttons everywhere for those who are in need.

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About marcocastrophotography

An avid story teller I have my long time affair with photography on the film/analog era back in my home town México City; it was when I started to work on my craftsmanship, I moved to the digital revolution, producing and shooting my own personal assignments on still images and video as well for several clients around the Tri-State area where I am for hire!
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