Mayor Mitch Landrieu finishes New York City Marathon in just over 5 hours | NOLA.com

Mayor Mitch Landrieu was probably glad there won't be a runoff after his latest race. After months of early morning training, the 51-year-old city chief finished the New York City marathon. The mayor wore a "Forever New Orleans" T-shirt during the race that was designed by Quintin Good, the owner of Purple Monkey Design in Bywater. Landrieu made the race's iconic start over Staten Island's Verrazano-Narrows Bridge with Mary Beth Romig, the city's director of public relations and special projects.

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