[New York, November 1. Image via Getty.]

Edith Hunkeler of Switzerland (R) and Wakako Tsushida of Japan embrace after finishing in the wheelchair division of the New York City Marathon November 1, 2009 in New York. Hunkeler finished first and Tsushida finished in third. AFP PHOTO/DON EMMERT (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)