Friday, November 12, 2010

Marathon stats

ING NYC Marathon 2010 News
Stats from this year's Marathon.....

The ING New York City Marathon generates some impressive statistics! Here are a few to wow you:
45,350 starters—that’s more than in any marathon in history, anywhere
44,829 finishers—also an all-time marathon record, and 1,169 more finishers than in 2009!
1.46 million running times recorded, another record
3,430 Italian finishers, the most from any country outside of the USA
3,014 French finishers, the second-most after the Italians
111 countries represented (as well as all 50 states in the USA)
50 states (plus DC) represented
12,797 finishers from the tri-state area
More than 15,000 participants in the Continental Airlines International Friendship Run on Saturday, November 6
Oldest female finisher: Joy Johnson, 83, 8:04:59
Oldest male finisher: Sheldon Zinn, 87, 8:08:41

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