Record Number of Finishers at 43rd Running of the ING New York City Marathon

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50,304 runners made history as the world’s largest number of marathon finishers 

NYRR Press Release
November 4, 2013

New York —More than 50,000 runners finished the 2013 ING New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 3—the biggest field ever at the event and the largest marathon in history, it was announced today by New York Road Runners President and CEO Mary Wittenberg.

Highlights

The Field

  • 50,740 starters
  • 50,304 finishers
  • 109 countries represented
  • 50 states and the District of Columbia represented
  • Oldest female finisher: Joy Johnson (CA), 86, 7:57:41
  • Oldest male finisher: Colin Thorne (New Zealand), 89, 6:30:09
  • One millionth starter in race history: Julissa Sarabia (NY), 30, 5:19:47

Winners

  • Female open race winner: Priscah Jeptoo (Kenya), 2:25:07
  • Male open race winner: Geoffrey Mutai (Kenya), 2:08:24
  • Male wheelchair race winner: Marcel Hug (Switzerland), 1:40:14
  • Female wheelchair race winner: Tatyana McFadden (Clarksville, MD), 1:59:13
  • First American male finisher: Ryan Vail (Portland, OR), 13th, 2:13:23
  • First American female finisher: Adriana Nelson (Boulder, CO), 13th, 2:35:05

World Marathon Majors

  • Tsegaye Kebede of Ethiopia (second, 2:09:16) won the 2012−2013 World Marathon Majors title with 75 points and earned the $500,000 winner-take-all prize.
  • Priscah Jeptoo of Kenya (first, 2:25:07) won the 2012−2013 World Marathon Majors title with 75 points and earned the $500,000 winner-take-all prize.

Digital Statistics

  • 4.1 million page views  of www.ingnycmarathon.org during  Race Week, over half of which were on Race Day (2.4 million)
  • More than 470 million social impressions related to the Marathon from Twitter and Instagram

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