New York City Marathon
New York City, NY USA
Sunday, November 3, 2013

New York City Marathon Information

Imagine being a part of a national historical event. Now picture yourself in New York City cheering along the streets. Sweat, blood and tears are all present in the senses. The atmosphere is tense and you have no idea who is going to cross the finish line. This is what it feels like to attend The ING New York City Marathon™…

New York City has many identities and is known for its diversity as one of the largest cities in the United States. This city is also home to one of the biggest marathons in the country: The ING New York City Marathon™. People gather on the streets of New York to see every man, woman and child run in this epic occasion. A marathon is a challenge of human strength and endurance. There is no better city to see outstanding men and women come together to challenge themselves than New York City. The ING New York City Marathon™ is a legendary yearly event that has been hosted on the streets of New York for ages. According to The ING New York City Marathon™ website, this historical legend began in 1970 by only charging $1 to participate with only one hundred and twenty-seven runners racing. From then on the race has become a world-renowned phenomenon where people come together to celebrate life. Participators of the marathon have the pleasure of viewing all six of the cities distinctive neighborhoods while completing their 26.2-mile journey.

All types of runners –including Olympians –emerge from all over the country to take part in this event. Runners can run individually or they may run in support of their favorite charities. There are many different ways to participate in this organization besides being a runner. There are races for children and pre-event fundraisers that benefit everyone involved. Friends and family of the participators may create their own support team via the foundation. By checking out the website dedicated to this event, travelers can find all the details including race times, maps, information for the children’s race, as well as event dinners, hotel rates and a brief history of the event. All of the information for all proceedings prior to the event can be found on the website at Come and join one of the most highly anticipated events of the year and walk (or run) the streets where many others have previously done so.