Heading to the New York Marathon 2015? Then you’ll need this valuable information as a runner or spectator:
The main race is happening on 01 November 2015. There are several start times, check them below:
|8:30 a.m.||Wheelchair Division|
|8:55 a.m.||Achilles Handcycle Category and Select Athletes with Disabilities|
|8:58 a.m.||Foot Locker Five Borough Challenge|
|9:20 a.m.||Professional Women|
|9:50 a.m.||Wave 1 (including Professional Men)|
|10:15 a.m.||Wave 2|
|10:40 a.m.||Wave 3|
|11:00 a.m.||Wave 4|
There is no spectator viewing at the start and to take great shots of your favourite runners crossing the finish line, buy a Grandstand Seating Ticket in advance.
Some interesting facts about the New York Marathon trough the years:
– The average runner burns 3000 calories during a marathon
– The oldest person to complete the New York Marathon was 93 years old!
– The youngest person to win the New York Marathon was the 19 year old, Beth Bonner, in 1971
– 50530 runners finished the New York Marathon last year
The New York Marathon is more than a one-day event. It goes throughout the week, for the runners, fans and family. You can browse for the whole week-long event here
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