NEW YORK --Are you ready for the world's biggest and most popular marathon? ABC7 is your home for the 2016 TCS New York City Marathon!
First, join us on Saturday, November 5th for our live special, "Countdown to the Starting Line" hosted by Eyewitness News Anchors Liz Cho and David Novarro. This half-hour special on the eve of the TCS New York City Marathon captures all of the excitement of race participants and a city ready to host one of the greatest spectacles in all of sport.
We'll be broadcasting live from the Marathon Eve Dinner held near the Finish Line in Central Park. Joining Liz and David will be meteorologist Amy Freeze with the all-important race day forecast. We'll hear about the push to make the pasta party a 'green' event, and thanks to the NY Apple Growers, we'll share a recipe for a delicious apple dessert.
Eyewitness News Sports Anchors Ryan Field and Laura Behnke tell us which top runners to keep an eye on, and share the story of a Manhattan man whose life changed when he began running to honor his wife's memory. And we'll hear from runners here from around the world, gearing up for NY's biggest block party!
Then on race day, Sunday, November 6th, join Ryan, Laura, and the Eyewitness News team for pre-race coverage starting at 7 a.m., followed by the main event with ESPN's Hannah Storm and John Anderson!
For all the latest marathon coverage leading up the big weekend, visit abc7NY.com/nycmarathon.