Watch a time-lapse video of thousands of runners during the NYC Marathon

This gorgeous time-lapse clip, shot by the MTA, shows marathoners crossing the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge

Still via MTA

We already showed you a stunning aerial view of the ING NYC Marathon runners crossing the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, and now the MTA has released an entire video of the scene. The Brooklyn–Staten Island connector has served as the first leg of the race since its first year in 1970. Watch 50,304 runners—the largest number ever to finish—take off and cross the suspension bridge in the time-lapse video embedded below.

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