Ready, Ready, Ready, Ready to Run: The NYC Marathon Wedding

Video: Courtesy of Universal Sports

I awoke (rather early) Sunday morning to the sounds of cheering, street music, and herd-like shuffling issuing through my window from the street below. The source of all this revelry? The New York City Marathon. Were my Brooklyn apartment not situated along an early leg of the race, I might have caught a glimpse of Mary and Raymond Donaldson's wedding ceremony, which occurred mid-stride at mile 22. "We met running, so we thought that would be appropriate," Mary tells an NBC reporter in this video. The glistening bride seems to have taken a page from Venus Williams' fashion bible by donning a long-sleeve, white athletic top and matching tennis skirt, which she topped off with a white baseball cap and a veil. The Donaldsons left today for their honeymoon in Italy... where they hopefully won't be taking any walking tours. —Phillip B. Crook

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