20K runners hit the streets for Brooklyn Half Marathon

The Brooklyn Half Marathon is New York City's

The Brooklyn Half Marathon is New York City's first major race since last month's deadly bombing at the Boston Marathon. (May 18, 2013 2:38 PM)

Some 20,000 runners took part in the 33rd annual Brooklyn Half Marathon this morning, New York City's first major race since last month's deadly bombing at the Boston Marathon.

In the wake of the Boston Marathon attack, the security presence was increased. Only clear bags were allowed near the race and all garbage was passed off to volunteers, as every garbage can along the route was removed.

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