New York town center Marathon

the New York town center Marathon is a marathon race, which takes place on first Sunday in November in New York town center. At present he, correct with denomination of the main sponsor, is called „ING New York town center Marathon “.

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Strecke

Der New York Marathon ist kein Rundkurs, sondern geht von Fort Wadsworth in Staten Island über Brooklyn, Queens und die Bronx nach Manhattan. Equal to beginning one must the highest point of the distance, the Verrazano NarrowsBridge with a span of 3 km, erlaufen. Afterwards it goes through Brooklyn and Queens, which are second bridge the Pulaski Bridge, on whose rang the Halbmarathonpunkt is. After one went through Queens, the Queensboro Bridge, which leads one after Manhattan, comes there goesit on the roofridge Avenue. After the Queenboro Bridge in the curve a place with mad tendency is direct. On the roofridge Avenue goes it to 3 miles direction the north over the Willis Avenue Bridge into the Bronx. By the Bronx at the stadium that New YorkYankees goes past it to it over the Madison Avenue Bridge again back to Manhattan. By the quarter Harlem on the Fifth Avenue one runs now direction cent ral park, at the museum mile from New York along. One runs at the eastern side of the cent ral park, there hasthe distance of four hills. Now the tendency highlight of the distance cent ral park South comes, here is a great many spectators and the best tendency of the Marathons. Afterwards to the Columbus Circle back into the cent ral park, the goal is to the Tavern on the Greenagainst.

Altogether 5 bridges on the entire distance, which is long in miles 26.2, are it are a fastidious Marathon, that compared with the large Marathons in Germany such as Berlin, Hamburg, Frankfurt or Cologne in the elite field approximately two minutes and from leisure runners approx. 5until 10 minutes more slowly one runs. At the distance pursue each year approx. 2,5 million spectator the run. The organizer uses 12,000 aids.

history

with the first marathon race 1970 130 participants participated, from whom only 55 achieved the goal. Until 1975the Marathon in the cent ral park took place and the numbers of participants stagnated, only 1976 the current distance by all New Yorker quarters was introduced. 1999 were then exceeded for the first time the mark by 30.000 participants. 2004 with 35. New York Marathon were there already 37,000 participants. ThatSupervisor Fred Lebow was set in the cent ral park to the Tavern on the Green a monument.

The New York Marathon ranks beside the Boston Marathon among one of the most important and largest run meetings in the USA and therefore 2006 the World Marathon of major followed.

Thoseerfogreichsten German participant was with the Mrs. Uta Pippig, the 1993 to triumph could and harsh ore Steffny as the third 1984 with the men.

list of the winners

the valid distance records are in fat writing emphasized. In the case of a checking the distance of the yearly placed itself1981 as 151 meters too briefly out (42,044 meters). Probably the runs of the years 1976 delivered on same distance were likewise too short to 1980. At the same time as USA Marathon championships the classes 1975 (only women were delivered: Gesamtsiegerin Kim Merritt became also USA Meisterin), 1978 (only women: USA Meisterinbecame Marty Cooksey, second of the total valuation in 2:41: 49) and 2002 (only men: USA master became Scott Larson in 2:15: 28, total valuation: Place 13).

Men Mrs.
Datum winner country time Siegerin country time
6. November 2005 Paul Tergat Kenya 2:09: 30 Jelena Prokopcuka Latvia 2:24: 41
7. November 2004 Hendrik Ramaal South Africa 2:09: 28 Paula Radcliffe Great Britain 2:23: 10
2. November 2003 Martin Lel Kenya 2:10: 30 Margaret Okayo Kenya 2:22: 31
3. November 2002 Rodgers Rop Kenya 2:08: 07 Joyce Chepchumba Kenya 2:25: 56
4. November 2001 Tesfaye Jifar Ethiopia 2:07: 43 Margaret Okayo Kenya 2:24: 21
5. November 2000 AbdelkhaderEl Mouaziz Morocco 2:10: 09 Ludmila Petrova Russia 2:25: 45
7. November 1999 Joseph Chebet Kenya 2:09: 14 addr IANA Fernandez Mexico 2:25: 06
1. November 1998 John Kagwe Kenya 2:08: 45 Franca Fiacconi Italy 2:25: 17
2. November 1997 John Kagwe Kenya 2:08: 12 Franziska Roachat Moser Switzerland 2:28: 43
3. November 1996 Giacomo Leone Italy 2:09: 54 Anuta Catuna Romania 2:28: 18
12. November 1995 German Silva Mexico 2:11: 00 Tegla Loroupe Kenya 2:28: 06
6. November 1994 German Silva Mexico 2:11: 21 Tegla Loroupe Kenya 2:27: 37
14. November 1993 Andres Espinosa Mexico 2:10: 04 Uta Pippig Germany 2:26: 24
1. November 1992 Willie Mtolo South Africa 2:09: 29 Lisa Ondieki Great Britain 2:24: 40
3. November 1991 Salvador Garcia Mexico 2:09: 28 Liz McColgan Great Britain 2:27: 32
4. November 1990 Douglas Wakiihuri Kenya 2:12: 39 Wanda Panfil Mexico 2:30: 45
5. November 1989 Juma Ikangaa Tanzania 2:08: 01 Ingrid Kristiansen Norway 2:25: 30
6. November 1988 Steve Jones Great Britain 2:08: 20 Grete Waitz Norway 2:28: 07
1. November 1987 Ibrahim Hussein Kenya 2:11: 01 Priscilla what Great Britain 2:30: 17
2. November 1986 Gianni Poli Italy 2:11: 06 Grete Waitz Norway 2:28: 06
27. October 1985 Orlando Pizzolato Italy 2:11: 34 Grete Waitz Norway 2:28: 34
28. October 1984 Orlando Pizzolato Italy 2:14: 53 Grete Waitz Norway 2:29: 30
23. October 1983 Rod Dixon New Zealand 2:08: 59 Grete Waitz Norway 2:27: 00
24. October 1982 Alberto Salazar the USA 2:09: 29 Grete Waitz Norway 2:27: 14
25. October 1981 Alberto Salazar the USA 2:08: 13 Allison Roe New Zealand 2:25: 29
26. October 1980 Alberto Salazar the USA 2:09: 41 Grete Waitz Norway 2:25: 42
21. October 1979 Bill Rodgers the USA 2:11: 42 Grete Waitz Norway 2:27: 33
22. October 1978 Bill Rodgers the USA 2:12: 12 Grete Waitz Norway 2:32: 30
23. October 1977 Bill Rodgers the USA 2:11: 28 Miki Gorman the USA 2:43: 10
24. October 1976 Bill Rodgers the USA 2:10: 10 Miki Gorman the USA 2:39: 1
28. September 1975 Tom Fleming the USA 2:19: 27 Kim Merritt the USA 2:46: 14
29. September 1974 Norbert Sander the USA 2:26: 30 Kathrine Switzer the USA 3:07: 29
30. September 1973 Tom Fleming the USA 2:21: 54 Nina Kuscsik the USA 2:57: 07
1. October 1972 Sheldon Karlin the USA 2:27: 52 Nina Kuscsik the USA 3:08: 41
19. September 1971 Norman Higgins the USA 2:22: 54 Beth the Bonn USA 2:55: 22
13. September 1970 Gary Muhrcke the USA 2:31: 38 - - -

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