Kenneth Tso / M39 / Las Vegas, NV / NYC Time: 2:58:15 / I haven’t broken 3 hours in six years. My Dad who died was with me every mile. This was for my Dad.
Britney Kravish / F27 / Romeoville, IL/ NYC Time: PR 3:24:47 / Previous Best: 3:27 / It was a lifetime best. It was beautiful.
Nana Agyei / M42 / Morden, Great Britain / NYC Time: PR of 2:50:40 / Previous Best: 2:54 / Amazing day. Amazing.
Nicole Delaney / F44 / Staten Island, NY / NYC Time: PR 2:59:47 / Previous Best: 3:11 / I joined the Central Park Track Club and learned how to train. It was a great time, a great course—and a huge PR.
Iain Levine / M59 / Brooklyn, NY / NYC Time: 2:58:48 / PR 2:55 / Terrible. Mile 23 really bad—thought I couldn’t do it. I’m just a very stubborn guy. Kept going.
Barbara Russo / F56 / Bellport, NY / NYC Time: PR 3:08:08 / Previous Best: 3:15 — Alexandra Russo / F24 | Bellport, NY / NYC Time: PR 3:20:05 (debut) / Barbara: She did it. She ran her first marathon! I’m so proud of her.
Gianluca Cappelleri / M48 / Reggio Emilia, Italy / NYC Time 3:15:50 / PR 3:04 / I’m too tired to talk.
Carly Spataro / F32 / Baltimore, MD / NYC time 3:05:34 / PR 2:55:50 / I ran my PR in Chicago 3 weeks ago. This was hard, but I really wanted to run New York City.
Kevin Malloy / M48 / Chicago, IL/ NYC Time: 3:08:16 / PR 2:58 / I ran New York 10 years ago and finished in 3:14. So I’m faster 10 years later. I saw my family in Brooklyn, then I had to keep going to look strong for them at 120th.
Eliza Hynd / F37 / Queens Park, Australia / NYC time: PR 3:11:48 / This was my first marathon! I’m dying to get a drink—so thirsty.
Akintunde Morakinyo / M56 / Columbia, MD / NYC Time 3:09:47 / PR 2:59:12 / That way hurt. I was glad to finish. Tried to go at it, run sub 3:00. Wheels came off. Just tried to finish.
Luke Cummins / M24 / Goshen, KY / NYC Time: PR 2:52:41 / Just ran Chicago marathon three weeks ago. Sub-three two times in a row!
Emily Ullmann / F27 / Boston, MA / NYC Time: PR 2:54:16 / Previous Best: 2:58 / The energy on the course is amazing.
Mark Hayes / M28 / Portland, OR / NYC Time: 2:51:11 / PR: 2:37 / I blew up at mile 23. Had an injury 2 months ago—I’ve only run 50 miles last 2 months. The will to finish got me through it.
Maria Peralta / F41 / Mar Del Plata, Argentina / NYC Time 3:04:15 / PR 2:37 / I ran in the Olympics twice – 2012, 2016. New York was great!
Douglas Noreen / M34 / Apex, NC / NYC Time: PR of 2:47:54 / Previous Best 2:53 / Great weather. Crowds were awesome.
Cristina Soares / F40 / Belo Horizonte, Brazil / NYC Time: PR 3:19:12 / Previous Best: 3:25 / It was hard, but fun.
Lijia Yang / 44 / Rutherford, NJ / NYC Time: PR 3:04:34 / Previous Best: 3:10 / I run my best. I go to the gym and make muscles stronger. I run more miles.
Lauren Dorsky / F24 / New York, NY / NYC Time: PR 2:56:00 / Previous Best: 2:58 / I do it every year.
Craig Person / M55 / Loveland, CO / NYC Time: 3:11:50 / PR 2:58 / It was going great for 24 miles, then I had this massive hamstring cramp. I’m just a driven person, so I finished it.
Gerard O’Gorman / M30 / (Ireland) Waltham, MA / NYC Time 3:16:30 / PR: 3:12 — Callum Cobb / M25 / Ash Green, Great Britain / NYC Time PR 3:13:25 / Previous Best: 3:30 / More difficult than we thought. The hills!
Davide Maninetti / M41 / Rovetta, Italy / NYC Time: 2:58:42 / It was wonderful. It is emotional race.
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