I never got to break a tape, but it felt rally good to be able to hold it there. Especially knowing the fact that I brought that tape to the finish line, and I brought the finish line to the park and I brought the Marathon to Brooklyn. The best part for me was that as Race Director I was able to encourage a two little kids who where waiting for their Dad to finish to run the last 50 feet with him.
Organizing a marathon is a lot of work and a lot of people compared that effort to actually running the race. No, what I did was nothing and I realized that when I was collecting the mile markers in Prospect Park and watch some of the runners go up the hill again just to get home. Also, it was not just me that made the race happen, but each runner got themselves to the finish line on their own,
Click here for a TV news story that highlights the winner. He is the son of a man my wife works with. Brooklyn is a small town. Watch the rest of the news clip to see more of me.