The 50th running of the NYC Marathon would have been these days | Here’s a look back at some pics of previous races

Lisa R. Parker

If not for the pandemic, runners from all around the planet would have been on the system right now for the 50th running of the New York City Marathon, which has developed into the world’s biggest and most well-known street race.

Hundreds of Staten Islanders would have been part of the much more than 53,000 to grace the 26.2-mile jaunt throughout the five boroughs of New York Metropolis, the begin taking place suitable listed here in our personal backyard at the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge.

Nevertheless, countless numbers of runners have operate the race almost this 12 months and countless numbers additional will operate virtual marathons nowadays in honor of the race.

Race officers hope to conduct the party Nov. 7 of 2021.

In the meantime, scroll down by the quite a few photographs of previous NYC Marathons and appreciate!

FILE – In this Nov. 4, 2018, file photo, Lelisa Desisa, of Ethiopia, crosses the complete line 1st in the men’s division of the New York Metropolis Marathon. The New York Metropolis Marathon scheduled for Nov. 1, 2020, has been cancelled since of the coronavirus pandemic. New York Street Runners introduced the cancellation of the world’s greatest marathon Wednesday, June 24, 2020, immediately after coordinating with the mayor’s business office and deciding the race posed way too lots of health and fitness and basic safety problems for runners, volunteers, spectators and other people. (AP Picture/Seth Wenig, FIle)AP

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Men’s leaders of the the New York Town Marathon operate in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019. (AP Picture/Craig Ruttle) APAP

NYC Marathon 2019: Runners endure the five borough trek

Scenes from the 47th annual TCS New York City Marathon on 5th Avenue in close proximity to West 124th Road and Marcus Garvey Memorial Park. November 3, 2019. (Staten Island Advance/Derek Alvez).

NYC Marathon 2019: Runners endure the five borough trek

Foot Locker 5 Borough Challenger Sean Peters (Manhattan) operating down 5th Avenue close to W. 124th Avenue and Marcus Garvey Memorial Park in the 49th once-a-year TCS New York Metropolis Marathon. November 3, 2019. (Staten Island Advance/Derek Alvez).

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Scenes from the 2019 New York City Marathon on the Verrazzano Bridge on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019. (Staten Island Advance/Shira Stoll)

TCS NYC Marathon 2018 in photos

Scenes from the 48th once-a-year TCS New York Metropolis Marathon on 5th Avenue in close proximity to West 124th Avenue. November 4, 2018. (Staten Island Progress/Derek Alvez). – TCS NYC Marathon 2018 in photographs Staten Island AdvanceStaten Island Progress

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Runners make their way via first span of the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge all through New York Town Marathon in 1989.

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Racers just take off at the 2017 NYC Marathon. (Staten Island Advance/Amanda Steen) Employees-ShotPersonnel-Shot

Strong field gives U.S. women best chance to end long drought

Shalane Flanagan of the United States crosses the finish line 1st in the women’s division of the New York Metropolis Marathon in New York, Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017. (AP Photograph/Seth Wenig) ORG XMIT: NYSW139 ORG XMIT: CLE1804141954413996 The Simple VendorThe Plain Dealer

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NYC Marathon race director and Staten Islander Vic Navarra, center, tends to make preparations at Fort Wadsworth for the New York City Marathon with his daughters, April Navarra, still left, and Kristie Navarra-Madson in 2004.

TCS NYC Marathon 2018 in photos

Scenes from the 48th annual TCS New York Metropolis Marathon on West 124th Road. November 4, 2018. (Staten Island Progress/Derek Alvez).&#13

Runners take off

Racers take off at the 2017 NYC Marathon. (Staten Island Progress/Amanda Steen)Workers-Shot

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On Nov. 1, 1987, runners are observed at the starting up line of the NYC Marathon.

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