New York City Marathon: The Race- Getting there, Course, Finish

September 25, 2012 11:54:36 AM PDT
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Transportation to the Start:
The start of the ING New York City Marathon is on Staten Island, at the foot of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. The organizers strongly recommend that entrants take ING New York City Marathon official transportation to the start. Official transporation was available to all those who signed up before July 31, 2012. Runners can check on their selected transportation, and find out more about getting to the starting line here.

About the Start:
The start of the ING New York City Marathon is a spectacular event in itself. There are many things runners need to know, from info about the staging villages to tips on how to arrange to run with a friend or loved one, and how the starting waves will work. You can get all the ins and outs of the start of the ING New York City Marathon here.

The Course
The ING New York City Marathon course is a 26.2-mile block party through the world's most diverse city. Here's much more about services, entertainment, cheering zones, and more.

The Finish:
Get ready to roll through the finish line and smile for the camera. Here are details on the big moment for every runner: Finishing the ING New York City Marathon.