Filmmaker Casey Neistat raced the 2017 Airbnb Brooklyn Half on the weekend and documented race day.
The 36-year-old longtime runner, who has more than 7.2 million subscribers on YouTube, captured footage of race morning, brief segments during the race itself as well as moments from the finish line. The video, entitled “Brooklyn Half-Marathon! Who Won??” was viewed more than 100,000 times in the first hour since being posted on Tuesday morning.
Neistat finished the New York Road Runners-hosted race in New York in 1:24:15. Among Neistat’s group of friends featured in the video are Catfish: The TV Show host Nev Schulman and 2004 Olympic 1,500m athlete Roberto Mandje.
YouTube star Casey Neistat takes on 2017 Airbnb Brooklyn Half – Canadian Running Magazine https://t.co/tcxUXkyGpf
— Casey Neistat (@CaseyNeistat) May 21, 2017