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New York City (NYC) Marathon


Official Website:

New York Road Runners
9 East 89th Street, New York, NY 10128
Tel: (212) 860-4455

  • The first New York City Marathon was held in 1970.
  • The course of the marathon stretches 26.2 miles, passing through the streets of NYC's five boroughs: Staten Island, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, and Manhattan.
  • The event includes over 12,000 volunteers, countless city employees, more than two million spectators lining the course, and tens of millions more television viewers around the globe.
  • The marathon attracts many world-class professional athletes, who compete for more than $600,000 in prize money and get a chance for unprecedented exposure in the media capital of the world.
  • Both male and female winners receive a prize of $100,000 each
  • In 2012, the event was cancelled by Mayor Bloomberg because of the devastation to the region resulting from Hurricane Sandy.
  • The 2013 marathon had 50,740 starters and 50,266 finishers, making it the world's largest marathon ever.

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