Five of the Most Disgusting Marathon Pictures Ever

The Houston Marathon is on Sunday, with thousands of runners ready to do their utmost and push their bodies to the limit to get a personal best.

Unfortunately for spectators, sometimes that means having to view some kinda disgusting stuff. Marathoners, apparently, can get in such a zone they ignore all the signals their body is sending them to take a break.

Here are five examples. Fair warning: These include some stuff you'd rather not see. So think before you click. 5. Bleeding nipples They can make strong men cry. And everyone else cringe.

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