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The TCS New York City Marathon wouldn't be the same without the one million spectators lining the course. If you're still on the fence about applying to run this year, here's a look at some of the types of support you might see on your run.
While the 2017 TCS New York City Marathon served as a curtain call of sorts for Keflezighi, he showed up on Staten Island with every intention of running with the leaders. This was not going to be a light and easy victory lap—he was in New York to compete.
The 2015 TCS New York City Marathon marked Keflezighi’s 10th time running through the five boroughs, and as he celebrated his 40th birthday that May, it would mark his first marathon as a masters athlete.
In his ninth run at the New York City Marathon, Keflezighi used his experience with the course to handle challenging weather conditions, and he ran his first race as an NYRR Team for Kids Ambassador.
Despite a number of setbacks in training, the 2013 New York City Marathon had a greater meaning to Keflezighi, even if it meant he would be lining up less than 100-percent race fit.
After taking the spring season off from marathon racing, Keflezighi took on his only 26.2-miler of 2011 in the five boroughs, making his seventh appearance in the race.
Donning bib number one as the defending champion, Keflezighi aimed to become the first man to win back-to-back New York City Marathons since 1998.
After three years away, Keflezighi was back on the starting line of the New York City Marathon—and he would return in an unforgettable way, boosting American long-distance running more than any runner in nearly three decades.
A number of race-week challenges set Keflezighi back from an ideal preparation in 2006, but they couldn't stop him from competing for the win.
The Run On looks back at Meb Keflezighi's third run through the five boroughs, which featured the closest 1-2 finish in event history.
After hitting "the wall" in his 2002 debut, Meb Keflezighi returned to the New York City Marathon two years later as a more experienced—and decorated—marathon runner.
As the 2017 TCS New York City Marathon will mark Meb Keflezighi's 26th and final marathon—his 11th in New York City—The Run On looks back at his previous runs through the five boroughs. We're kicking off this weekly series with a look back at his marathon debut from 2002.
Janelle Hartman of Astoria, Queens, wanted to experience the finish of a half-marathon before running her first 13.1, so she volunteered at the 2012 NYC Half. Soon, she’d find herself a regular fixture at NYRR events.