New York Marathon
The 26.2-mile-long cultural melting pot is New York at its best.
Are you new to the NYC Marathon? Are you new to New York City? Then this post is for you! As a seven-time race veteran and New York City local for 20 years, I have a bit of an insider's view of the 26.2 miles you've trained to run.
Was it my best run? No, not even close, but I was not frustrated, upset or disappointed. I knew that on that day I had given it my all. That given the circumstances and the interruptions in training, I'd left everything out there on the road.
I didn't want to run a marathon again. I had already run the New York City Marathon three times, and I felt like I had gotten what I needed from it. I'd had an amazing experience each year I'd run, and my times had gotten better with each race. I was happy with that.
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