#TBT-Style Coverage from the NYRR Retro 5-Miler
Last weekend, The Run On team got into the spirit of the NYRR Retro 5-Miler by using some old-school techniques to cover the race.
We shot photos on film:
And broke out an old NYRR camcorder* to capture some video footage:
*We didn't actually use a camcorder; we used an iOS app
Now that the negatives have been developed and scanned, we've got our highlights from race day ready just in time for a #tbt post. Check out our galleries below!
Once there was clearance on the roadway, the field set out behind a vintage lead vehicle:
Some runners broke out their old NYRR race shirts for the occasion:
Others dressed themselves up in full costumes:
At the finish, runners had NYRR President and CEO Michael Capiraso and NYRR President, Events, and Race Director, TCS New York City Marathon Peter Ciaccia ready to hand out high-fives.
A post-race costume contest crowned two winners, who walked away with some NYRR gear after a special photo op in the lead vehicle: