Taking the Staten Island Ferry to the start, with the Statue of Liberty hiding in the fog.
Taking the ferry with several friends.
Waiting for the race to start at Fort Wadsworth on Staten Island.
Like cattle we are shoved onto bridge.
Anxiously awaiting the start on the Staten Island side of the the Verrazano Bridge.
Aerial view of race start on Verrazano Narrows Bridge.
A brief break in Brooklyn to say hi to my friend Matt.
Coming off the 59th Street Bridge in the 1994 NYC Marathon.
Near mile 17 of the 2005 race, I can barely raise my arm to wave at dad who is above the crowd on on a light pole at 81st and 1st Avenue.
Getting back on 5th Avenue near 100th Street (Central Park to right) after visiting with friends across from Mount Sinai Hospital, where I was born. (Melanie Schwandt photo.)
Mile 24 Aid Station, a great excuse to take a pause.
Mom and Dad provide supports and help keep me upright at Mile 24 Aid Station.
Finishing off my 4th NYC Marathon in 1994.