The New York City Marathon has been canceled this year due to the continuing COVID-19 crisis, but we'll honor what should have been its 50th anniversary by sharing the most disgusting aspect of the race.

Read below about the common warning given to marathon participants.

ONE WARNING REMAINS ABOUT THE RACE: THE PEE SHOWER ON THE VERRAZANO-NARROWS BRIDGE CRACKED.COM

The race begins in Staten Island, where participants are corralled near the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. The bridge has two levels, and it's the first o

tt CK USUMDE AIT BAND8 INGG 38274 Runners on the lower tier are advised to stay in the middle to avoid being urinated on by runners on the upper tier.

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DON'T BELIEVE ME? This is a common warning on running blogs and forums. If you end up on the lower section of the Verrazano Bridge, beware of running

My group would be on the lower bridge. Fun fact had heard that you don't want to run on the outsides of the bridge because people pee off the top. I d

SOME PEOPLE BELIEVE IT'S A MYTH I'm here to tell you from personal experience that the rumors are 100% false. First off, that would have to be one ver

EVEN IF IT'S RARE, BELIEVE THE FIRSTHAND ACCOUNTS. Very true, you see people peeing off the bridge in the first half mile. Even saw a woman doing it w
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