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NYC Marathon: Watch The Marathon In Two Minutes (VIDEO)

First Posted: 11/08/10 04:04 PM ET Updated: 05/25/11 07:10 PM ET

The New York City Marathon was an inspiring feat of human achievement, the largest marathon in history, in fact. It was also very long, and if you are one of those who aren't riveted by hours of running, two new videos have crammed all the excitement into nice, palatable little packages for you.

Daily Intel posted a time lapse video of thousands of runners streaming out of Staten Island at the beginning of the race:, produced by the MTA:

WATCH:

WNYC has a video by Gwen Schroeder:

As a budding documentary filmmaker, I had decided a few weeks before race day that I would record my second marathon by strapping a tiny camera to my head. It was a special camera, a GoPro Hero, which takes a photo every five seconds.
WATCH:

2010 NYC Marathon Time Lapse from wnyc culture on Vimeo.

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