The Secret, Gross Tradition Of The New York City Marathon

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.

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THE NEW YORK CITY MARATHON IS THE WORLD'S LARGEST MARATHON. NG 2019 RACE, BY THE NUMBERS: 54, 205 participants 53,627 finishers 141 countries represenSource: Running USA

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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