New York City Marathon Tips

Sound advice on how to navigate the race course.

Feb 8, 2010
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NYC Marathon race course tips

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Getting In

The application deadline for the New York City Marathon is March 15, and the odds of drawing an entry in the generallottery are brutal: about one in six (ingnycmarathon.org).But you can gain automatic entry (and often coaching help, training plans, partners, and VIP transport to the start)by raising $2,500 and up for one of 80-plus charities, including Team in Training, the Lance ArmstrongFoundation, and Team for Kids. Or redirect to one of these other top marathons: Chicago (October 10; chicagomarathon.com), Twin Cities (October 3; mtcmarathon.org), Philadelphia (November 21;

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