The New York City Marathon 2008

The New York City Marathon Hits New York City On Sunday, Nov. 2

Watch the world's greatest road race live on WNBC 4 in New York. Nationally, NBC Sports will air the race highlight show at 3:00 p.m.

As the premier event of the New York Road Runners,  the ING New York City Marathon is one of the world's great road races, drawing more than 100,000 applicants. 

The race attracts many world-class professional athletes, not only for the more than $600,000 in prize money, but also for the chance to excel in the media capital of the world before two million cheering spectators and 315 million worldwide television viewers. As any one of the more than 700,000 past participants will attest, crossing the finish line in Central Park is one of the great thrills of a lifetime.

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