Watch 40,000 Marathon Runners Invade New York City

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This year's NYC Marathon was my first (I was watching, not running) and it was awesome. But my vantage point sucked compared to the one in this aerial video, showing the runners swarming the streets like an army of insects.

This time lapse video, produced by the MTA, shows the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, which has served as the starting point for the marathon for over 30 years. That's a lot of exercise goin' on down there. [Gawker]