NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Thousands of runners welcomed in the New Year by taking part in the annual Midnight Run in Central Park.
It’s the 41st year for the event organized by the New York Road Runners.READ MORE: Tony Awards Take On New Meaning As Broadway Stages Big Comeback
It started out with a bang as a huge fireworks display exploded over West 72nd Street.READ MORE: CBS2 Spotlight: Brooklyn Sisters Behind 'Ladies Of Skyy' Still Spreading Love And Happiness For Fans
The route covered four miles and an estimated 5,000 runners took part.MORE NEWS: See It: Rookie The Bat Dog Runs Onto Field During Baseball Game In Buffalo
They toasted 2020 with non-alcoholic sparkling cider.