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Thousands of runners fill the streets of Tokyo during the 2011 Tokyo Marathon. Some 36,000 runners participated in this fifth edition of the race. (Click on the photo below to view the full gallery.)

Hailu Nekonnen of Ethiopia (second runner behind the first) is seen passing through the Ginza district. Hailu ends up coming in first to cross the finish line. (Photo: Christopher Jue/Nippon News)