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THE ING NEW YORK CITY MARATHON 2010 OFFICIAL HANDBOOK

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Title Sponsor

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Principal Sponsors

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New York City Police Department

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New York City Fire Department

Central Park Conservancy

Salvatore J. Cassano Commissioner

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John J. Doherty Commissioner

United States Coast Guard

New York City Department of Transportation

Office of Emergency Management

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Department of Environmental Protection

City of New York Parks and Recreation Adrian Benepe Commissioner

Port Authority of New York & New Jersey

New York City Department of Education New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

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New York Road Runners 9 East 89th Street New York, NY 10128 www.nyrr.org

Dear Runner, Welcome to the ING New York City Marathon “Class of 2010”! As you log your training miles, plan your travel, and try to contain your excitement leading up to November 7, we at New York Road Runners are preparing to host you and your friends and family for the experience of a lifetime. Throughout the five boroughs of NYC, you’ll feel the energy and hospitality of our great city. Truly, from the moment you arrive and for months and years after you cross the finish line, you’ll know that you’re a part of something so much bigger and more powerful than yourself. What a feeling! There’s so much to look forward to this year: the best television coverage ever on NBC Sports, NBC4 New York, and online at universalsports.com; top athletes including defending champion Meb Keflezighi, world record-holder Haile Gebrselassie, first-timer Shalane Flanagan, and an incredible wheelchair field; dozens of charity partners drawn together by Crowdrise to run with a purpose and to raise a record $26.2 million on race day; a new event, the NYRR 5, on Friday morning in Central Park for your family and friends; and our own NYRR Team for Kids helping us transform the lives of children. We know how busy you are with training, but we encourage you to take a few moments to read this handbook, then visit ingnycmarathon.org for more info and updates. Even if you’ve run with us before, spending a little time learning about this year’s race will serve you well. At NYRR, we’re here as your “running resource”—we offer classes, a Learning Series, races, online training programs and tips, and more to help you embrace the running lifestyle. Check out nyrr.org for more. Keep training, keep dreaming, keep counting down the days. It’s all about to happen, and our team—hard-working NYC agencies, dedicated sponsors, the best volunteers anywhere, and amazing NYRR staff and board of directors— can hardly wait. Yours in running,

Mary Wittenberg President and CEO, New York Road Runners Race Director, ING New York City Marathon

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CONTENTS Updates for 2010 . . . . . . . . . . 13

Race Day continued Map: The Course . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31

Schedule of Events . . . . . . . 14 Travel Travel Reservations. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Hotel Discounts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Map: Hotels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20

Map: The Start Villages . . . . . . . . . . 32 Start Timeline . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Your Race Number . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Baggage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Start Villages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Discarding Clothes . . . . . . . . . . . 38

Expo Number Pickup. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Ticket Sales . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Marathon Store Presented by ASICS . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22

Moving to the Corrals . . . . . . . . . 38 Start Lines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Restrictions on Race-Day Baggage. . 39 Course Logistics and Services . . . . . 39 From Our Medical Director . . . . . . 42

Marathon Souvenirs. . . . . . . . . . . . . 22

The Finish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45

ING DIRECT Pace Teams Presented by Timex . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22

Baggage Pickup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45

Getting to the Expo . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23

After the Race

Map: Expo Shuttle Bus Routes . . . . 24

Race Results . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 Post-Race Party . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47

Marathon Eve

Marathon Monday Mania . . . . . . . . 47

Marathon Eve Experience . . . . . . . . 25

Finisher Certificates . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49

Finish Line Entertainment . . . . . . . 25

Official Photographs and DVDs . . . 49

NYRR Store . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25

Marathon Policies Race Day

ChronoTrack Timing System. . . . . . 50

Typical Weather . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26

Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53

Finish Line Banquet Presented by Tata Consultancy Services . . . . . . . . 26

Awards and Prize Money . . . . . . . . . 53

Finish Line Entertainment . . . . . . . 26

Rules of Competition . . . . . . . . . . . 53 Cancellation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55

Bridge Closings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Race Coverage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27

New York Road Runners . . 56

Getting to the Start . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 The Start . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29

Contacts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63

Wave Starts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29

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UPDATES FOR 2010

Updates for 2010 n

NEW! Five-mile race, the NYRR 5, on Friday, November 5. Marathoners’ friends and family can be a part of race weekend by running five miles in Central Park.

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Many more charities, one exciting goal. Thanks to a new partnership with Crowdrise, an organization at the forefront of fundraising and social networking, this year it’s easier than ever for marathoners to raise funds and awareness for their cause, and for anyone to donate. The goal this year for ING New York City Marathon charities is to raise $26.2 million—that’s $1 million for every mile of the race.

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Friends and family join the marathon team. This year’s Marathon Friends and Family program is an opportunity for each runner’s “support crew” to get more involved. The “Friends and Family Marathon Connections” e-newsletter has runningfan knowledge, tips, and programs to help make the marathon an experience to remember. Have your friends and family register at ingnycmarathon.org.

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Marathon mobile app available. An ING New York City Marathon mobile app will feature live race-day video feeds to the professional races, a professional athlete leader board, the five-hour live NBC4 New York show, photos, Twitter feeds, individual runner split tracking including a “cross-patch” feature that displays spectator location with respect to the runner, a spectator map, race-day standings, and more.

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Increase in the time between wave starts. The waves this year will start 30 minutes apart, an increase from the 20-minute differences between the three waves start times in the past. The start times are 9:40 a.m., 10:10 a.m., and 10:40 a.m.

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Slight course change due to completed construction. Construction on the Willis Avenue Bridge, at mile 20, is scheduled to be completed in September. This will shorten the course slightly; the distance will be made up at a to-be-determined location. The bridge will no longer need to be carpeted.

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Earlier finish-line entertainment. Spectators will enjoy a large, eclectic group of artists who will energize the crowd at the finish line starting at 9:00 a.m.

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Medical upgrades. There will be Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) in ambulances along the course and Philips AEDs and MRxs at the finish and in the post-finish area to provide trained medical professionals with the tools they need in a life-threatening emergency.

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Restricted access in the post-finish area. After finishing, runners will retrieve their baggage from UPS baggage trucks. Non-marathoners will not have access to this area; runners should arrange to meet their friends and family at a location outside of this area. Details will be available at the expo and at ingnycmarathon.org.

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Apply for the 2011 race. The application for the ING New York City Marathon 2011 lottery will be available at 12:00 noon EST on Monday, November 8. For the first time, the application will be available from any mobile device; the app will be accessible at http://registration.ingnycmarathon.org. The 2011 race date is Sunday, November 6, 2011; check ingnycmarathon.org for information and updates.

Check your e-mail and visit nyrr.org and ingnycmarathon.org for updates.

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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Check ingnycmarathon.org for updates.

Sunday, October 31 POLAND SPRING MARATHON KICKOFF (5M)

8:30 a.m., Central Park Run part of the course within Central Park and cross the marathon finish line. See nyrr.org for race information.

Thursday, November 4 ING NEW YORK CITY MARATHON HEALTH AND FITNESS EXPO

10:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m., Jacob Javits Convention Center Race number pickup closes at 7:00 p.m. Number, D-Tag, and shirt pickup; pickup for NYRR 5; Marathon Store; souvenirs; product demos; and more than 100 vendors and exhibitors RUN WITH CHAMPIONS

9:30 a.m., Central Park More than 1,000 selected NYC schoolchildren from NYRR Youth and Community Services race 400 meters or one mile and enjoy clinics with professional runners and wheelchair athletes.

Friday, November 5 NYRR 5

8:00 a.m., Central Park A five-mile race for family, friends, and fans; see nyrr.org for details. ING NEW YORK CITY MARATHON HEALTH AND FITNESS EXPO

10:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m., Jacob Javits Convention Center Race number pickup closes at 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, November 6 ABEBE BIKILA AWARD CEREMONY

8:30 a.m., United Nations This award is presented annually to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the sport of distance running. This year’s recipient is Paul Tergat. CONTINENTAL AIRLINES INTERNATIONAL FRIENDSHIP RUN

9:00 a.m., United Nations to Central Park A leisurely non-scored jog for marathon entrants and friends NYRR STORE

The kiosk in Central Park at West 67th Street ING NEW YORK CITY MARATHON HEALTH AND FITNESS EXPO

9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Jacob Javits Convention Center Race number pickup closes at 5:00 p.m.

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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS MARATHON EVE EXPERIENCE

1:00–8:00 p.m., Central Park West at 67th Street Tickets available at ingnycmarathon.org. An NYC experience of music, food, and fun for marathoners and guests FINISH LINE ENTERTAINMENT

6:00–8:00 p.m., the ING New York City Marathon finish line in Central Park 6:00 p.m., musical entertainment begins 7:30 p.m., Poland Spring Presents the Marathon Fireworks above the ING New York City Marathon finish line in Central Park

Sunday, November 7 START VILLAGE OPENS

5:30 a.m., Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island ENTERTAINMENT ON MAIN STAGE

Starting at 6:00 a.m., Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island EARLY FINISH-LINE ENTERTAINMENT

Starting at 9:00 a.m. FINISH LINE BANQUET PRESENTED BY TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES

9:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m., Central Park West at 67th Street MARATHON START

Start times are subject to change. For start area information including a map and official start times, check the marathon website. NYRR MARATHON CONCERT PRESENTED BY CLEAR CHANNEL RADIO FEATURING BLUES TRAVELER

7:30 p.m.–11:00 p.m., Hammerstein Ballroom, 311 West 34th Street This is a ticketed event; see page 47 for details. POST-RACE PARTY PRESENTED BY CLEAR CHANNEL RADIO

7:30 – 11:30 p.m., Pacha New York, 618 West 46th Street

Monday, November 8 MARATHON MONDAY MANIA

Marathon Monday Sales | Marathon Recovery 7:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m., Central Park West at 67th Street Sales of limited-edition finisher’s shirts and caps, medal engravings, and official souvenirs. These items will not be available for sale at the ING New York City Marathon Health and Fitness Expo. A Hospital for Special Surgery post-race recovery event will include stretching station and advice from HSS physical therapists. A special marathon results section of The New York Times, listing names and times of finishers under 4 1/2 hours, will be available for purchase at Marathon Monday Sales and at The New York Times dealers throughout New York City. ING New York City Marathon 2011 application opens 12:00 noon Official Handbook

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TRAVEL Travel discounts are available for runners and spectators. When making your travel plans, remember that you must arrive in time to pick up your race number in person at the expo, Thursday, November 4 – Saturday, November 6, at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in Manhattan (see page 21).

Travel Reservations Contact Anthony Travel, Inc. (tel. 800.736.6377, anthonytravel.com and search “New York,” or nyrr@anthonytravel.com) to make your flight and hotel reservations.

Exclusive Discounted Rates at Official Marathon Hotels Stay at official marathon hotels at an exclusive discounted rate by making your reservations through Anthony Travel, the official travel partner of the ING New York City Marathon. Each hotel has been specially reviewed and selected by marathon and sports travel experts familiar with New York and the marathon. Rates and availability are subject to change. To secure the best price and selection, reservations should be made as soon as possible. Please note: • Hotels require a two-night minimum stay • Rates listed below do not include tax • Additional fees may apply depending upon occupancy and special requests • For complete hotel descriptions, photographs, maps, and amenities, go to anthonytravel.com and search “New York”

Official Start Transportation Exclusive for Anthony Travel Guests Marathoners who make reservations at the New York LaGuardia Airport Marriott or the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge will receive official race transportation from these hotels to the start line. Transportation will pick up guests outside in front of these hotels and will drop them off at the start area. Marathoners who make reservations at the Westin New York at Times Square through Anthony Travel will receive official transportation from the hotel to the Staten Island Ferry Whitehall Terminal. Please note: There is no return transportation to the hotel. Transportation is for registered race participants only. 1

NEW YORK LAGUARDIA AIRPORT MARRIOTT

102-05 Ditmars Boulevard $189 per night—one king bed or two double beds 2

NEW YORK MARRIOTT AT THE BROOKLYN BRIDGE

333 Adams Street $279 per night—one king bed or two double beds 3

WESTIN NEW YORK AT TIMES SQUARE

270 West 43rd Street $399 per night—one king bed or two double beds

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TRAVEL

Headquarter Hotels Serving as the marathon’s professional athlete centers, these hotels offer discounted rates to marathoners who wish to be at the hub of pre-race activities. Make reservations directly with the hotel. All reservations are subject to availability and must be received by the hotel no later than September 25, 2010. The following policies apply at the headquarter hotels: • Check-in time is 3:00 p.m. • Check-out time is noon. Arrangements may be made to have your baggage held beyond that time. If check-out occurs after 3:00 p.m., the full room rate will apply for one night’s occupancy. • Reservations require a deposit equal to one night’s stay. The deposit must be made with a credit card, certified check, or money order by September 25, 2010. A charge will be made to your credit card for the deposit amount, including taxes, at the time of booking. • Deposits are refundable only if reservations are canceled at least 14 days prior to arrival. HILTON NEW YORK

1335 Avenue of the Americas (West 53rd–West 54th streets) 800.445.8667 or 212.586.7000 $373 per might—single/double bed plus applicable taxes and fees Use code: MAR $30 per person for each additional adult, up to four people total SHERATON NEW YORK HOTEL & TOWERS

Please note that due to high demand there is limited availability at this hotel Seventh Avenue at West 52nd Street 800.223.6550 or 212.581.1000 $399 per night—single/double plus applicable taxes and fees $30 per person for each additional adult, up to four people total $650 per night—one-bedroom suite $750 per night—two-bedroom suite

Disney on Broadway Tickets Experience Broadway in New York! Anthony Travel has secured discounted Disney on Broadway ticket rates for guests of the ING New York City Marathon to see The Lion King and Mary Poppins. For more information or to reserve tickets, visit anthonytravel.com and search “New York.”

Music All Over NYC is a great place for music. Take advantage of the city’s musical offerings throughout marathon week. Check ingnycmarathon.org for highlights and updates. During the marathon, enjoy more than 120 bands along the course and at the finish.

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Manhattan – Midtown 4

COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT NEW YORK MIDTOWN EAST

866 Third Avenue $329 per night—one king bed or two queen beds 5

COURTYARD NEW YORK MANHATTAN/FIFTH AVENUE

3 East 40th Street $329 per night—one queen bed or two double beds 6

FASHION 26 — A WYNDHAM HOTEL

152 West 26th Street $299 per night—two double beds $329 per night—one king bed 7

HILTON GARDEN INN TIMES SQUARE

790 Eighth Avenue $329 per night—one king bed $379 per night—two double beds 8

HILTON GARDEN INN — WEST 35TH STREET

63 West 35th Street $329 per night—one king bed or two double beds 9

HUDSON HOTEL

356 West 58th Street $309 per night—one queen bed $399 per night—two double beds 10 LE PARKER MERIDIEN

118 West 57th Street $399 per night—one king bed 11 NEW YORK MARRIOTT EAST SIDE

525 Lexington Avenue $299 per night—one king bed or two double beds 12 OMNI BERKSHIRE PLACE

21 East 52nd Street $339 per night—one king bed or two double beds 13 RENAISSANCE HOTEL 57

130 East 57th Street $339 per night—one queen bed or two double beds 14 RENAISSANCE NEW YORK HOTEL TIMES SQUARE

714 Seventh Avenue $339 per night—one king bed or two double beds

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TRAVEL 15 ROOSEVELT HOTEL

45 East 45th Street $299 per night—one king bed and two double beds 16 W TIMES SQUARE

1567 Broadway $429 per night—one king bed or two double beds 17 WARWICK HOTEL

65 West 54th Street $350 per night—one king bed 18 WYNDHAM GARDEN HOTEL — TIMES SQUARE SOUTH

341 West 36th Street $329 per night—one king bed

Manhattan – Upper East Side 19 COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT MANHATTAN/UPPER EAST SIDE

410 East 92nd Street $319 per night—one king bed or two queen beds

Manhattan – Chelsea 20 HOLIDAY INN MANHATTAN SIXTH AVENUE

125 West 26th Street $299 per night—one king bed or two double beds

Manhattan – Downtown 21 NEW YORK MARRIOTT DOWNTOWN

85 West Street $259 per night—one king bed or two double beds

Brooklyn 22 SHERATON BROOKLYN

228 Duffield Street $180 per night—one king bed or two double beds

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West 66th

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Central Park

West 65th West 64th

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Mile 25

West 63rd

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Mile 26 West 62nd

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East 60th

Central Park South

East 59th East 58th

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West 57th

13 East 57th

West 56th

East 56th

West 55th

East 55th 17

West 54th

East 54th

Hilton New York

West 53rd

East 53rd

Sheraton New York

West 52nd

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East 52nd 4

West 51st

East 51st

West 50th

East 50th

West 49th West 48th

East 49th 11

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East 48th 14 16

West 46th West 45th 3

East 46th East 45th

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Buses to the start from the New York Public Library

West 44th West 43rd

East 47th

Vanderbilt Ave

West 47th

Grand Central Terminal

East 43nd East 42nd

West 42nd New York Public Library

West 41st West 40th

East 141st Buses to LaGuardia East 40th Airport

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West 39th

East 39th

West 38th

East 38th

West 37th

East 37th

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East 36th

West 36th Eleventh Ave. West 35th at 35th St.

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Ferry to the start from Battery Park

West 34th

East 35th East 34th 2

West 33rd 21

Headquarter Hotel

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East 44th

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Subway to Brooklyn

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Tavern on the Green Restaurant

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EXPO

ING New York City Marathon Health and Fitness Expo Javits Center, Hall 3E 11th Avenue at 35th Street, Manhattan Date

Expo Hours

Last Time for Number Pickup

Thursday, November 4

10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

7:00 p.m.

Friday, November 5

10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

7:00 p.m.

Saturday, November 6

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

5:00 p.m.

The expo is open to the public, and admission is free.

Number Pickup • All marathon runners must pick up their race numbers in person with acceptable photo identification (see below) at the expo. We do not mail race numbers, distribute them at New York Road Runners, nor give them out on race day. • Your registration card will be e-mailed to you; you must print out a copy and bring it with you to the expo. No BlackBerry or iPhone versions of the registration card will be accepted. • Residents of the United States and Puerto Rico must show state or federal governmentissued photo identification, such as a driver’s license, DMV photo ID, or passport. • Non-U.S. residents, including Canadian residents, are required to show a valid passport (except residents of Puerto Rico; see above); national identification cards are not accepted. • A baggage sticker, a D-Tag, and instructions will be included with your number. • After you pick up your number and D-Tag, you will receive your official clear UPS race-day baggage bag. On race day, this bag will serve as your official baggage bag. You will not be able to enter Fort Wadsworth with any other bag. See page 39 for a list of items prohibited from this bag. • The Help Desk in the registration area will accept cancellations and will be able to update your personal information and resolve any other questions. • Please fill out the medical information form on the back of your race number following pickup. This will help ensure that you receive the proper assistance on race day, should the need arise.

Ticket Sales The ticket sales booth accepts cash or credit cards (Mastercard, VISA, Discover, AmEx) for: • Guest tickets to the Continental Airlines International Friendship Run, for friends and family of runners. US$25 • Tickets to the Marathon Eve Experience. US$25 (subject to availability)

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EXPO

Marathon Store Presented by ASICS This store at the expo offers a complete selection of official marathon gear, including ING New York City Marathon and ASICS co-branded clothing, technical gear, souvenirs, and gifts.

Marathon Souvenirs For special licensed merchandise, including runner photos, DVDs, commemorative shadow boxes, and the co-branded Honor Your Marathoner Collection created by Tiffany & Co., visit the booths located directly outside the Marathon Store. Visit ingnycmarathon.org for information about additional souvenirs.

ING DIRECT Pace Teams Presented by Timex Registration for ING DIRECT Pace Teams Presented by Timex will take place at the expo. Led by experienced marathoners, the teams are open to runners looking to achieve any of the following goal finish times: 3:30, 3:40, 3:50, 4:00, 4:10, 4:20, 4:30, 4:40, 4:50, 5:00, and 5:30. Pace Team leaders will be assigned throughout the wave starts according to projected finish time. Participation is free.


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Getting to the Expo SHUTTLE BUS

Free expo shuttle buses to and from select hotels and transit hubs, including Penn Station and Grand Central Terminal, will operate during the following hours: Date and Time*

Thurs., November 4 9:30 a.m.–8:30 p.m.

Friday, November 5 9:30 a.m.–8:30 p.m.

Sat., November 6 8:30 a.m.–5:30p.m.

Manhattan Hotel Route

Every 10 mins.

Every 10 mins.

Every 10 mins.

Brooklyn Hotel Route

not available

Hotel to expo: 9:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.; expo to hotel: noon & 3:00 p.m.

Hotel to expo: 9:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.; expo to hotel: noon & 3:00 p.m.

LaGuardia Hotel Route

not available

Hotel to expo: 9:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.; expo to hotel: noon & 3:00 p.m.

Hotel to expo: 9:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.; expo to hotel: noon & 3:00 p.m.

Transit Hub Route

Every 30 mins. 9:30 a.m.–noon; every 15 mins. noon–8:30 p.m.

Every 30 mins. 9:30 a.m.–noon; every 15 mins. noon–8:30 p.m.

Every 30 mins. 8:30 a.m.–noon; every 15 mins. noon–5:30 p.m.

Last Street Pickup*

7:00 p.m.

7:00 p.m.

4:00 p.m.

Last Expo Pickup*

8:30 p.m.

8:30 p.m.

5:30 p.m.

*Estimated bus times; traffic delays may occur. PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

Two public bus routes stop at the Javits Center. The fare is $2.25, payable by MetroCard or exact change (coins only). All city buses are wheelchair accessible. For more information, see mta.info. • M34: Runs along 34th Street, including a stop at Penn Station. • M42: Runs along 42nd Street, including stops at Grand Central Terminal and the Port Authority Bus Terminal. PARKING

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EXPO

West 67th

East 68th East 67th

FINISH

West 66th

East 66th

West 65th West 64th

EXPO SHUTTLE BUS ROUTES

West 63rd

East 65th East 64th

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West 62nd

East 62nd

Central Park

West 61st

East 61st

West 60th

East 60th

West 59th

East 59th

West 58th

East 58th

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Marathon Eve Experience Saturday, November 6, 1:00–8:00 p.m. Central Park West at 67th Street • The event will feature: – an energizing pre-race meal – NY Apples – live entertainment – beverages courtesy of Poland Spring® Brand 100% Natural Spring Water, Dunkin’ Donuts, and Coors Light (proper ID required) • For International Travel Partner entrants, one ticket will be included in each runner’s registration packet. • For all other entrants, tickets are available online at ingnycmarathon.org for US$15. • A limited number of additional tickets for family and friends (US$25 each) will be on sale at the expo on a first-come, first-served basis. These tickets may be used at any seating time. • No bags larger than the size of a purse will be allowed, and all bags may be subject to search.

Finish LIne Entertainment Saturday, November 6, 6:00–8:00 p.m. Musical entertainment begins, 6:00 p.m. Poland Spring Presents the Marathon Fireworks, 7:30 p.m. Above the marathon finish line in Central Park (Central Park West at 67th Street) Enjoy live entertainment and a spectacular fireworks display at the very spot you’ll be running to the next day.

NYRR Store Saturday, November 6, 7:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m., weather permitting Central Park West at 67th Street New York Road Runners will be selling a limited array of official marathon goodies at the kiosk just inside Central Park. There will also be kiosks along the course in Manhattan on race day.

Remember that daylight savings time ends at 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, November 7. Don’t forget to set clocks back one hour. Official Handbook

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Typical Weather Average temperatures from past ING New York City Marathons: • Average high: 62ºF/17ºC • Average low: 47ºF/8ºC • Mean average: 55ºF/13ºC

Finish Line Banquet Presented by Tata Consultancy Services FINISH LINE BANQUET AND RESERVED SEATING

Sunday, November 7, 9:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. Central Park West at 67th Street The Finish Line Banquet includes gourmet breakfast and lunch, champagne and an open bar (starting at noon), access to real-time athlete tracking, and outdoor reserved seating at the finish line. Television monitors throughout the banquet will show the live race broadcast on NBC4 New York. • Tickets available at ingnycmarathon.org for US$250. • No strollers, and no bags larger than the size of a purse will be allowed. FINISH LINE RESERVED SEATING ONLY

Sunday, November 7, suggested seating by 11:30 a.m. West Drive, Central Park Enter at Central Park West near 66th Street Our outdoor reserved seating is adjacent to the finish line and also in easy viewing distance of the large-screen race broadcast on NBC4 New York. This seating area does not have access to the banquet. Price: US$75 per person, while supplies last. Available at ingnycmarathon.org

Finish Line Entertainment Sunday, November 7, beginning 9:00 a.m. A large, eclectic group of artists will energize the crowd at the finish line.

Bridge Closings Bridges along the marathon route will be completely closed to traffic during the race. This includes the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge (Staten Island–Brooklyn), which will close promptly at 7:00 a.m.; the Pulaski Bridge (Brooklyn–Queens); the Queensboro Bridge (Queens–Manhattan); the Willis Avenue Bridge (Manhattan–Bronx); and the Madison Avenue Bridge (Bronx–Manhattan). Closing times will be available on ingnycmarathon.org in October. Anticipate delays and allow plenty of extra travel time if you must cross any of these bridges on race morning.

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Race Coverage ING New York City Marathon, Sunday, November 7 TELEVISION

In New York: The race will be broadcast live exclusively on NBC4 New York for five hours. The NBC4 New York broadcast will begin at 9:00 a.m. and will follow the race until 2:00 p.m. In addition, a two-hour highlight show will be on NBC Sports from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. There will also be companion coverage on New York Nonstop, NBC Local Media’s digital channel, and on nbcnewyork.com. In the United States: NBC Sports will broadcast a two-hour highlights show nationwide on November 7; check your local listings for details. In the New York metro area, it will be on Channel 4. Around the World: A one-hour highlights show will be broadcast in nearly 125 countries worldwide. Check your local listings for details. Streaming: Complete live and on-demand streaming of the race will be available at universalsports.com Mobile phone app available: An ING New York City Marathon mobile app will feature live race-day video feeds to the professional races, professional athlete leader board, the five-hour live NBC4 New York show, photos, Twitter feeds, individual runner split tracking including a “cross-patch” feature that displays spectator location with respect to the runner, a spectator map, race-day standings, and more. Premium versions are available. INGNYCMARATHON.ORG

The official website has complete information about the race and will include extensive coverage on race day. • Our Athlete Alert program will send updates of the progress of up to three runners to a mobile device. Visit the marathon website in late October to sign up; the charge is $2.99 domestic and $5.99 international. • Race-day coverage will include extensive commentary and photos of the race leaders. • Athlete Tracker will allow anyone with an Internet connection to check your latest splits. • After the race, look for results, photos, analysis, and motivation for 2011. Apply to the ING New York City Marathon 2011 starting Monday, November 8.

Getting to the Start The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge to Staten Island will close promptly at 7:00 a.m. Walking over the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in not permitted! OFFICIAL TRANSPORTATION TO THE START

Your selected official transportation is shown on your race (bib) number. International Travel Partner entrants will receive their assignment from their ITP. Changes to the start transportation assignment will not be permitted. Due to bridge closures and increased traffic,NYRR strongly recommends that you use our official marathon transportation to ensure on-time arrival at the marathon start, and that

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RACE DAY you arrive at your departure location at least 15 minutes prior to your scheduled departure time. Our official buses are the only vehicles allowed into the race staging area on Staten Island. Private vehicles, including charter buses, are not guaranteed on-time arrival. STATEN ISLAND FERRY TERMINAL (SIFERRY.COM)

• Please refer to the bottom left of your race number for your departure time. • Departure times: 5:30, 5:45, 6:00, 6:15, 6:30, 6:45, 7:00, 7:15, 7:30, 7:45, 8:00, and 8:15 a.m. • Location: Whitehall Terminal (1 Whitehall Street at South Street) • Shuttle buses will transport runners from the St. George Ferry Terminal, Staten Island, to Fort Wadsworth from 6:00 to 8:30 a.m. Please note that the distance from the St. George Ferry Terminal in Staten Island to the Marathon start is more than 3 miles (5 kilometers). Only runners who have selected “New York” transportation AND have been assigned to the Staten Island Ferry will have access to the shuttle buses from the St. George Ferry Terminal to the marathon start. The Staten Island Ferry departs from downtown Manhattan from the Whitehall Terminal (1 Whitehall Street at South Street) and is accessible via subway, city bus, and taxi. Please do not linger in the ferry terminal—board the ferry as it arrives and exit the terminal after arrival. To ensure on-time arrival at the start, board the shuttle buses to the start upon arrival at the Staten Island Terminal. MIDTOWN MANHATTAN BUS

• Please refer to your race number for your departure time. • Departure times: 5:00, 5:30, and 6:00 a.m. • Location: New York Public Library. Enter from Sixth Avenue at West 42nd Street. This location is near Times Square and Grand Central Terminal as well as many hotels and subway lines. Anyone arriving after 6:30 a.m. will be directed to the Staten Island Ferry. • Athletes with disabilities, including wheelchair and handcycle athletes, will receive their transportation departure time and exact location in another communication piece. NEW JERSEY BUS, MEADOWLANDS PARKING LOT

• Departure times: 5:00 to 6:30 a.m. continuously • Location: Lot 28, in the Meadowlands Sports Complex, East Rutherford, NJ. Please note that this is a passenger drop-off only location; parking is not available. BOARDING PROCEDURES

• Please arrive early to ensure that you get to the start with time to spare. • Parking is not available at any of the bus locations. • Restrooms will be available at the loading areas but not on the buses. Restrooms will be available on the Staten Island Ferry. • The buses are for official entrants only. To board the bus, you must show your race number, which will include your official transportation information. • For security reasons, your belongings must be visible inside the official clear UPS baggage bag given to you at the expo. Affix your baggage sticker to this bag. • If you bring additional bags, even within the official clear UPS baggage bag, they will be confiscated. 28

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RACE DAY • All bags are subject to search. • Wheelchair and handcycle entrants may bring both a racing chair/cycle and an everyday chair. PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

• By bus from Brooklyn: Take the S53 bus from 86th Street at Fourth Avenue in Bay Ridge to the first stop on Staten Island, at the intersection of Fingerboard Road and the Staten Island Expressway. Follow the signs along School Road and enter Fort Wadsworth at Bay Street. Check mta.info for service advisories. PRIVATE VEHICLES

The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge will close to all traffic promptly at 7:00 a.m. Private vehicles, including charter buses, are not guaranteed arrival in time for the race start. It is illegal and extremely dangerous to stop a private vehicle to drop off a runner on the Staten Island Expressway and the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge toll plaza. Do not, under any circumstances, get out of a private vehicle on the Expressway or toll plaza and attempt to get into Fort Wadsworth. You risk being arrested and/or disqualified from the race. Private vehicles should follow the directions below to authorized runner dropoff locations. From Brooklyn: The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge closes promptly at 7:00 a.m. It is recommended that you arrive at the base f the bridge no later than 6:00 a.m., as there will be traffic due to the earlier bridge closings. After passing through the toll booths, stay to the right and take the South Beach exit. And the end of the exit ramp proceed straight on Lily Pond Avenue, under the bridge overpass, to the authorized private vehicle dropoff staffed and monitored by NYPD. The walk from this dropoff to the runner entrance to Fort Wadsworth is approximately one-half mile. From New Jersey/Staten Island: The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge closes promptly at 7:00 a.m. It is recommended that you arrive at the Staten Island Expressway (I-278) Clove Road exit no later than 6:30 a.m. as there will be traffic due to the earlier bridge closings. At the end of the exit ramp continue straight on the bridge service road and onto the Lily Pond Avenue exit ramp. At the bottom of the exit ramp turn right onto Lily Pond Avenue and continue to the authorized private vehicle dropoff staffed and monitored by NYPD. The walk from this dropoff to the runner entrance to Fort Wadsworth is approximately one-half mile. Private vehicles are not guaranteed access to the Brooklyn-bound Verrazano-Narrows Bridge after dropoff.

The Start WAVE STARTS

There will be three wave starts of approximately 15,000 runners each, at 30-minute intervals. Please refer to the wave start timeline chart located inside the gatefold map (page 33) for start times. Runners are assigned to starts and corrals within each wave start according to the projected finish time (or pace per mile) they provided on their marathon applications. Please note: Once wave start times have been assigned, they cannot be changed.

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8:30 a.m.* Wheelchair Division 8:55 a.m.* Handcycle Category and Ambulatory Athletes With Disabilities 9:10 a.m.*

Professional Women

9:15 a.m.* Foot Locker Five Borough Challenge 9:40 a.m.* Wave Start 1 BLUE Start Professional Men

100 through 199; 1-000 through 1-999; 4-000 through 4-999; 7-000 through 11-999

ORANGE Start Sub-elite Men and Women

200 through 399; 2-000 through 2-999; 5-000 through 5-999; 12-000 through 16-999

GREEN Start Local Competitive Men and Women

400-999; 3-000 through 3-999; 6-000 through 6-999; 17-000 through 21-999

10:10 a.m.* Wave Start 2 BLUE Start

22-000 through 28-999

ORANGE Start

29-000 through 35-999

GREEN Start

36-000 through 42-999

10:40 a.m.* Wave Start 3 BLUE Start

43-000 through 49-999

ORANGE Start

50-000 through 56-999

GREEN Start

57-000 through 63-999

*All start times are subject to change. Check ingnycmarathon.org for updates.

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RACE DAY YOUR RACE NUMBER

All ING New York City Marathon 2010 participants must wear an official race number on their outer layer of clothing. Numbers must be fully visible at all times (not cut, folded or obscured), or runners risk disqualification. START COLOR

This area will be blue, orange, or green. This indicates which Start Line you will be crossing and the village in Fort Wadsworth where your runner amenities, baggage trucks, and corrals are.

WAVE

Your Wave number (1, 2, or 3) will be indicated. • Wave 1 starts at 9:40 a.m.* • Wave 2 starts at 10:10 a.m.* • Wave 3 starts at 10:40 a.m.* * Times are subject to change. Check ingnycmarathon.org for updates.

RACE NUMBER

The first one or two digits in front of the dash on your race number indicate which corral (1-63) you are assigned to. Corrals are not open until a wave is called to staging.

Before attaching your number to your race shirt, please fill out your medical information on the back in case of emergency. Then, using the four pins provided, pin each corner of your number onto the front of your shirt, and make sure the number is clearly visible at all times. The sticker affixed to the bottom left of your race number contains information about you as specified in your race application. If there are any serious errors in this information, visit the Help Desk at the expo to make a correction. • Name Midtown Manhattan bus • Gender Departure Time • Age • Nationality Staten Island Ferry • Race number Departure Time • D-Tag • Transportation assignment and New Jersey bus departure time. If blank, you are not assigned to official transportation.

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RACE DAY BAGGAGE

New York Road Runners, the National Park Service, and NYPD reserve the right to inspect any bag entering Fort Wadsworth; see page 39 for restrictions on race-day baggage. UPS will handle your baggage and transport it to the designated area north of the finish line for you to claim after the race (see Baggage Pickup, page 45). • You must use the clear official UPS baggage bag that you will receive at the expo to pack any belongings you wish to have available at the finish. Do not place a personal bag inside this bag. Personal bags will not be accepted. • Affix your baggage label (distributed at the expo) to your clear bag. • To check your bag, take it to your assigned UPS baggage truck in Fort Wadsworth. Your baggage truck number corresponds to your race number. NYRR advises that you drop off your bag no later than 60 minutes prior to your start time. • Athletes with disabilities (and their guides), including wheelchair and handcycle entrants, should place their bags and spare chairs in the trucks in the AWD staging area. These bags will be taken to the AWD reunion area. • Do not check anything valuable or fragile. New York Road Runners, the ING New York City Marathon, the City of New York, UPS, and all sponsors are not liable for loss of or damage to bags placed on the baggage trucks. START VILLAGES

Runners will assemble in their start villages (staging area or start area) in Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island, on race morning. The staging area is outdoors and may be damp and cold, so warm clothing is recommended. Runners may be outside in the staging area for several hours prior to their race start time. Runners will be organized into three start villages—blue, orange, and green. The base color on your race number (the color on the bottom of the number) indicates your start village assignment. Please refer to the race number sample on page 36. • The main staging area is in Fort Wadsworth, adjacent to the start line. The staging area for athletes with disabilities (and their guides), including wheelchair and handcycle entrants, is located on New York Avenue adjacent to the green start village. See map on page 33. • Only officially registered entrants and guides are allowed in Fort Wadsworth and the start area. You must have your race or guide number and D-Tag visible to enter. • When you arrive at Fort Wadsworth, assemble in the start village—blue, orange, or green—that matches the color on your race number. Breakfast, toilets, medical expertise, and photography will be available in all three color-coded areas. • There will be more than 1,700 portable toilets available in Fort Wadsworth. Portable toilets will also be available in the corral before moving onto the bridge. Please refrain from urinating on the bridge—it is extremely unpleasant and dangerous (electrical equipment is housed on the bridge) to you and your fellow runners. NYRR reserves the right to disqualify anyone who does not use a portable toilet. • The start village is a no-smoking zone. Please use the appropriate containers for trash, recycling, and clothing donations. Please, no signs larger than 11” x 17”, and no signs staked into the ground.

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RACE DAY • A full medical staff will be available in each start village. If you are feeling ill and unable to run, alert the medical staff. You will be put on a bus that will transport you to the finish area after the third wave has cleared the start line. • There will be live music, entertainment, and announcements beginning at 6:00 a.m. at the stage in the open area in Fort Wadsworth. • NYRR’s licensee brightroom will take runner photos in all staging areas. • A breakfast consisting of tea, Poland Spring® Brand 100% Natural Spring Water, Gatorade Prime and Gatorade Endurance Formula, bagels, PowerBars, and Dunkin’ Donuts coffee will be available free of charge from 5:30 a.m. in all three staging areas. Quantities are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. • Christian and Jewish religious services are provided by marathoners, for marathoners, in the open area in Fort Wadsworth. DISCARDING CLOTHES

The start area may be cold, wet, and/or windy, so we advise that you wear extra layers of disposable clothing to keep warm and then discard them in specially marked bins just before leaving for the start. This clothing will be donated or recycled. Clothing dropped on the bridge cannot be donated or recycled. MOVING TO THE CORRALS

Race officials will make multilingual announcements when it is time for runners to line up in the appropriate corrals. For your own safety, you will be allowed to go to the bridge plaza only when your individual corral has been called. Please follow the instructions of the race officials when moving to the start line. Follow the signs and video to enter the corral that corresponds with your race number. Corral marshals will be present to ensure order and assist with any questions. Although corral and wave assignments cannot be changed, runners who are assigned to different corrals but wish to start together may do so by going to the corral and wave corresponding to the higher number. If you are running with a pace team, look for your leader in your corral. Leaders will wear “ING DIRECT Pace Team Presented by Timex Leader” shirts, carry signs color-coded to their start, and carry balloons printed with their goal finish time. New York Road Runners reserves the right to disqualify anyone who does not line up in the appropriate wave or corral, does not start from the appropriate start line, does not follow the instructions of race officials, or does not complete the entire course. START LINES

Start lines are designated by color: blue, orange, or green. Your start line color is the same as your start village color and is indicated on your registration card and on your race number. Corral areas will be marked with signs. Runner finish times will be recorded as net times—that is, beginning when each runner crosses the start line. The last runners in each wave should clear the start in approximately 10 minutes.

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Restrictions On Race-Day Baggage The ING New York City Marathon staging area is at Fort Wadsworth, which is National Parks Service property. The following restrictions apply to race-day baggage: • All items must be placed in the official clear UPS baggage bags and must be clearly visible for inspection. • All weapons, including firearms, knives, mace, etc.; any dangerous items; and any “dual-use” items that could be dangerous are strictly prohibited. No glass containers, flammable liquids, or explosives are permitted. • Large packages, suitcases, strollers, carry-on luggage, knapsacks, tents, coolers, and other large parcels are not permitted. • Sleeping bags are discouraged and will require a second inspection. All persons specifically consent to and are subject to metal detector and physical patdown inspections prior to entry. Any person or property that could affect the safety of National Parks Service occupants or property shall be denied entry.

Course Logistics and Services MILE/KILOMETER MARKERS AND CLOCKS

• Mile signs and clocks will be posted at every mile. Before mile 8, check the clock marked with color-coded signs corresponding to your start color. After mile 8, all mile markers are orange. Course clocks will be set to correspond with Wave 1. • Yellow kilometer signs and clocks will be posted every 5 kilometers. • Timing mats will be located at the start, every 5K (3.1 miles) to 40K, the halfmarathon mark (13.1 miles), every mile beginning at mile 8, and the finish. • There will be video checkpoints and volunteers checking race numbers along the course. Be sure that your race number is pinned to the front of your shirt and clearly visible. Failure to appear at video checkpoints may result in disqualification. BEVERAGES/FOOD

• Poland Spring® Brand 100% Natural Spring Water will be available at the start and at official fluid stations every mile beginning at mile 3. • Gatorade G Series Pro Endurance Formula TM will be available at official fluid stations every mile begining at mile 3 except at mile 17. • At each fluid station, there will be tables on both sides. To avoid the bottleneck at the first table, get your beverage from a later table. Fluids will be dispensed in recyclable cups. • Please keep moving after you pick up your beverage. If you wish to slow down to drink, do so after you have passed all tables. • The Poland Spring® Hydration Zone—a two-block Poland Spring environment including water stations, sponges, and music—will be located at mile 17 on First Avenue. • At the PowerBar Gel Energy Zone at mile 18, assorted flavored PowerBar Gels will help you hurdle “the wall” and energize you to the finish. • Fruit will be available at the fluid stations at miles 20-23. • For your safety, take fluids and food only at official stations.

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More than 120 live bands stationed at regular intervals along the course will motivate and entertain runners and spectators alike. A special stage at Columbus Circle sponsored by Continental Airlines will provide inspiration for the final two-tenths of a mile, and there will be live entertainment at the finish line as well. CHEERING ZONES

ING will host cheering zones along the course for spectators to root for the marathoners. Cheering zones will feature spectator amenities such as sign-making supplies, fun giveaways, and DJs. Locations include the Brooklyn Academy of Music and Hunter’s Point in Queens. The Robin Hood Foundation will also host a cheering zone, at mile 20. New York Road Runners Youth and Community Services and Team for Kids will host cheering stations along the course. Emerald Nuts, Time Warner Cable, and Clear Channel will also host zones. Check ingnycmarathon.org for updates. TOILETS

Portable toilets (including wheelchair-accessible ones) will be located every mile beginning at mile 3. These locations are marked with signs. MEDICAL AID STATIONS

There will be medical aid stations on the course approximately every mile starting at mile 3 and at the finish. For help during and after the race, look for medical stations adjacent to each fluid station and sports medicine volunteers wearing red medical t-shirts. Medical volunteers and supplies will be available at all aid stations. If you incur an injury or feel discomfort, including a cramp or blister, stop at the nearest aid station. The medical personnel may be able to help you get back on the course safely and quickly. NYRR’s Medical Team will be equipped with Philips Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) in ambulances along the course and at post-finish medical tents to provide trained medical professionals with the tools they need in a life-threatening emergency. Philips is a signature sponsor of the ING New York City Marathon. PHOTOS AND DVDS

Official photographer and DVD provider brightroom will be shooting photos and footage at several locations along the course. Be sure to keep your race number visible at all times for easy identification. Log on to the marathon website post-race to find out how to buy your photos and race DVD. ETIQUETTE

In order to maximize enjoyment for everyone, we ask that you please be considerate of your fellow marathoners at all times. • When slowing down—to eat, drink, relieve a cramp, or for any other reason— move to the side of the course. Watch out for people behind you. • Move to the side if the person behind you calls out, “Coming through” or “Excuse me.” • If using a cell phone or camera, move to the side and stop running until you are done. • At fluid stations, move over gradually if you are taking a beverage. There are many tables at each station, on both sides of the road, so you need not rush to the first table. The last table is marked by balloons. • Do not stop or stand in front of a table.

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RACE DAY • When discarding a cup, toss it gently toward the side of the road or straight down toward your feet. Make sure you do not hit other people with your cup or its contents. • In some places, the course may be crowded. Do your best not to push or bump into your fellow marathoners. SWEEP BUS AND STREET OPENINGS

• Sweep buses will follow the marathon route at a 6 1/2-hour marathon pace, roughly 15 minutes per mile, after the 10:40 a.m. start. These buses will transport any entrant who wishes to drop out to the finisher area. • After the sweep buses pass by, the city streets will reopen to vehicular traffic. Cross-street protection, medical assistance, aid stations, and other services will no longer be available. Runners on the course should move onto the sidewalk and watch for cross-street traffic for the remainder of the race. • The official ending time of the race is 7:00 p.m. DROPPING OUT

• If you need to drop out for any reason, look for a volunteer ham radio operator wearing an orange hat or report to the nearest medical aid station (after every water station) where ham radio operators are also stationed. Ham radio operators will take your name and forward the information to the information kiosks at the finisher area. • If you have not completed the whole course, do not go through the finish line, or you will be disqualified and barred from future ING New York City Marathons. Instead, enter Central Park at West 72nd Street to claim your baggage after 7:00 p.m.

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A Message from Our Medical Director by Stuart Weiss, MD Running is one of the healthiest things you can do for yourself. However, as in any sport, there can be health and medical risks. Follow these tips to protect yourself as you embark on your training. • HAVE A PHYSICAL EXAM BEFORE YOU START A REGULAR EXERCISE program. Tell your physician what you plan to do, including the volume and intensity of your training and any races you have planned. Be as clear and precise as possible; for example: “I plan to start a walk/run program and gradually build up to running. My goal is to run a five-hour marathon in November.” The exam should also include a discussion with your doctor about your health risks based on your family and personal health history. • HAVE AN ANNUAL PHYSICAL, NO MATTER HOW HEALTHY YOUR LIFESTYLE. Many conditions and syndromes are unrelated to your exercise level and have mild or vague symptoms or no symptoms at all. If you’re over 40, get an exercise stress test. Follow up after the exam by getting any extra tests that are recommended. At any time, see your doctor immediately if you experience new chest pain, pressure, unusual sweating, or shortness of breath. Less urgently, see a sports medicine physician if you feel any pain while running that causes you to change your form. • THINK CAREFULLY ABOUT CAFFEINE BEFORE RACES. If you habitually drink a cup or two of coffee or tea in the morning before you run or race, or consume a caffeine-containing energy gel during a run, you should feel free to do the same on race day. If you don’t normally use caffeine before or during your run, don’t do so on race day; you may experience dehydration or upset your digestion. There is some research suggesting that the caffeine equivalent of two cups of coffee can limit blood flow to the heart during exercise. Discuss your risk with your doctor so you can make the best decision. • CONSIDER TAKING A BABY ASPIRIN BEFORE YOU RUN OR RACE. Some doctors recommend a daily baby aspirin (81 mg) to runners to reduce the risk of sudden death while running due to clumps of platelets forming in the blood. Discuss this risk with your doctor so that you can make an informed and responsible decision. If taking a daily baby aspirin isn’t the healthiest decision for you, you might consider taking one just on race morning. • TAKE SALT BEFORE AND DURING RUNS AND RACES OF 10K OR LONGER, unless salt is contraindicated by your doctor. Consume salty foods in the days leading up to the run or race, and ingest common table salt before and during your workout or race to maintain the body’s water-to-sodium balance. Take one fast-food salt packet at the start of a race. If you’re running a half-marathon or marathon, take another salt packet at the halfway point. After the race, drink a sports drink that has some sodium, and eat salted foods.

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RACE DAY • DRINK FOR THIRST. If you feel thirsty while running or racing, have 4 to 8 ounces of fluid (preferably a sports drink that has some sodium in it such as Gatorade G Series Pro Endurance Formula) at an aid station or whenever you feel that you need it. If you aren’t thirsty, don’t feel compelled to drink. If you can’t use thirst as a guide, drink no more than a cup (8 ounces) of fluid every 30 minutes. Do not overdrink. Overhydrating can lead to hyponatremia (low blood sodium); this condition can lead to nausea, fatigue, vomiting, weakness, sleepiness, and—in the most severe instances— seizures, coma, and death. Before you run, check the color of your urine: It should be pale yellow, like lemonade. Dark-colored urine (like tea) indicates dehydration; completely clear urine may indicate overhydration. In training, weigh yourself before and after your runs to get a sense of how much to drink to replace the fluids lost. You should aim to weigh the same or no more than 2 percent less after you train. You’ll need to drink more in warm, humid weather than on a cool, dry day. • AVOID NSAIDS (NON-STEROIDAL ANTI-INFLAMMATORY DRUGS) starting 24 hours before your race. These drugs, which include ibuprofen and naproxen sodium, can limit blood flow to the kidneys, increasing the risk of low sodium (hyponatremia). You can start taking them again six hours after the race. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is a safe alternative before and during the race. • DON’T TAKE ANTI-DIARRHEAL OR COLD MEDICINES ON RACE DAY. These drugs can have a dehydrating effect. • ALWAYS LISTEN TO YOUR BODY—DON’T OVEREXTEND. Train sensibly—increase the distance and speed of your runs gradually, and recover by resting and refueling between hard workouts—so that you don’t dig yourself into a hole. Working with a coach or training group can help you stay within safe and healthy parameters. • LISTEN TO YOUR BODY. Don’t ignore feelings of illness. A sense of “just not feeling right” can be a sign of a serious medical problem. The marathon medical team is available at the start, every mile along the course, and at the finish. Most runners who spend time at a medical aid station are able to finish the race.

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The Finish • At the finish line, brightroom will automatically take your picture and video. For identification purposes, keep your race number in clear view. Smile; you did it! • Soon after you cross the finish line, a volunteer will place a medal around your neck. • A HeatSheet™ presented by Continental Airlines and Foot Locker, will be given to you. • Each finisher will receive a food/fluid bag containing Poland Spring® Brand 100% Natural Spring Water, G Series TM Gatorade Recover 03, a Gatorade G Series TM Pro Endurance Formula powder stick, Emerald Nuts, PowerBar Recovery bars, a NY Apple, and pretzels. • Medical personnel will be stationed throughout the finish area. • After finishing, runners will retrieve their baggage from UPS baggage trucks. Nonmarathoners will not have access to this area; runners should arrange to meet their friends and family at a location outside of this area. Details will be avaiable at the expo and at ingnycmarathon.org. BAGGAGE PICKUP

• UPS baggage trucks will be lined up in the finish area according to your race number. Your baggage-truck number corresponds with your race number. Baggage pickup for athletes with disabilities will be in the AWD reunion area. • All baggage unclaimed by 5:00 p.m. will be moved to the finish area operations trailer (just north of the finish) and available until 7:00 p.m. on Sunday and 8:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. on Monday. Any unclaimed baggage left at the finish after 2:00 p.m. on Monday, November 8, will be donated to charity.

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Race Results UNOFFICIAL RESULTS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT:

• ingnycmarathon.org Searchable results will be posted on race day. Race coverage will also be available. • Marathon Monday Store Monday, November 8, 7:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. • The New York Times (metro edition) Monday, November 8, in a marathon results section listing finishers under 4 1/2 hours. OFFICIAL RESULTS WILL BE AVAILABLE IN:

• ING New York City Marathon results issue, published by New York Runner (available in January). Every finisher will be mailed a copy. • ingnycmarathon.org Official results, fully searchable, will be posted as soon as they are available, approximately two weeks after the race.

Post-Race Party NYRR Marathon Concert Presented by Clear Channel Radio Featuring Blues Traveler Doors open: 7:00 p.m.; Blues Traveler performance: 8:30 p.m. Hammerstein Ballroom, 311 West 34th Street This event, including the live performance, will be limited to the first 3,000 ticket holders. Free admission, two tickets per runner, first-come, first-served. Pickup at the expo (location TBD); bib will be stamped. Ticket pickup hours: Thursday, November 4: 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. and 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., Friday, November 5: 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. and 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Saturday, November 6: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. Post-Race Party Presented by Clear Channel Radio 7:30 – 11:30 p.m. Pacha New York, 618 West 46th Street Enjoy video highlights, DJ music, Coors Light beer, and plenty of dancing. The goody bag you pick up at the expo will have a ticket providing free admission for you and one guest.

Marathon Monday Mania MARATHON MONDAY SALES

Monday, November 8, 7:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m., Central Park West at 67th Street Purchase of limited-edition finisher shirts, sweatshirts, caps, and select 2010 ASICS apparel. Fond Memories will be available to engrave your finisher medal with your name and finish time. The goody bag you pick up at the expo will contain information about this service. The New York Times special marathon section will be available for purchase. Official finisher items will also be available at ingnycmarathon.org/store.

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Finisher Certificates Your finisher certificate, including split times, your placing among the entire field and within your division, and your age-graded time, will be mailed to you.

Official Photographs and DVDs brightroom will be taking your picture and capturing video footage before, during, and after the marathon. For identification purposes, please keep your race number in clear view. Starting November 10, photos from the event will be available online for viewing, sharing, and purchasing, along with personal race DVDs. For contact information, see page 63.

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ChronoTrack Timing System The race will be scored using the ChronoTrack timing system. You will wear a timing device on your shoe that will be “read� by mats. The timing device, called a D-Tag, is attached to your race number. You must remove the D-Tag from your race number and attach it to your shoe prior to the race, following the instructions. The tag is disposable; it will not be collected after the race. All participants in this race must wear the D-Tag in order to have their finish recorded. No tag, no time. An instructional video along with written directions will be posted online and translated in seven languages at ingnycmarathon.org. For additional information from ChronoTrack, please visit www.chronotrack.com/for-athletes. To attach the D-Tag to your shoe:

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Race results will include your: • Net finish time (from the moment you cross the starting line), used to establish order of finish • Split times: 5K, 10K, 15K, 20K, half-marathon, 25K, 30K, 35K, and 40K, plus every mile beginning at mile 8.

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Security We work with city, state, and federal authorities as well as private professionals to devise and implement a comprehensive security plan for event participants, volunteers, spectators, and staff. Some aspects of our security plan may mean delays or slight inconveniences at selected events, and we appreciate your understanding and cooperation. Please bring government-issued photo ID to all marathon-related events, and know that bags may be searched, checked, or not allowed.

Awards and Prize Money Competitive males and females in a number of categories are rewarded, including: open division (ages 18-39), age-group divisions (ages 18-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-89, and 90+), NYRR member division (open, age 18-39; and master, age 40+), wheelchair division, and handcycle category. The first three male and female runners in the open division, as well as the first-place male and female finishers in the wheelchair division, receive the Samuel Rudin Trophy, a silver tray designed by Tiffany & Co. and presented by the Rudin family. Other top finishers in the open division and top finishers in various other divisions receive awards. The ING New York City Marathon 2010 prize purse totals more than US$800,000. The complete, updated prize purse and awards breakdown, as well as eligibility requirements, are detailed at www.ingnycmarathon.org/entrantinfo/prize-money.htm.

Rules of Competition The ING New York City Marathon is organized and conducted under USA Track & Field rules and regulations. Entrants must also comply with New York Road Runners (NYRR) rules and all applicable rules and regulations of the city, state, and federal agencies, including the NYC Department of Parks & Recreation. No skates, strollers, or animals are permitted in the marathon. The use of headphones is strongly discouraged. NYRR reserves the right to reject any entry and to disqualify and bar any individual from the Marathon. This rejection/disqualification may be based on, but is not limited to: violation of the aforementioned rules; unsportsmanlike conduct; non-payment of race fees; competing with an unofficial number; competing with an official number or chip assigned to another person; transferring or attempting to transfer an official number or chip to, or to obtain such number or chip from, another person; being paced during the race by a person not entered in the Marathon; accepting assistance from non-race participants; crossing the finish line without having completed the entire course; and providing false information on the race entry form. Individuals disqualified from the Marathon will be removed from the race results and may be barred from future Marathons and other NYRR events. NYRR reserves the right to change the details of the race.

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MARATHON POLICIES

Cancellation Information is subject to change. This policy applies to all entrants except those who applied through a charity or an International Travel Partner. An entrant who has purchased an “ING New York City Marathon Package” with an official International Travel Partner (ITP) and wishes to withdraw from the race must contact their ITP directly. The ITP will inform NYRR of the entrant’s decision to withdraw. Any withdrawn entrant will not receive guaranteed entry into the ING New York City Marathon 2011 or subsequent ING New York City Marathons. If you applied through an official charity or charity partner and wish to cancel, please contact your charity directly for cancellation requirements. Charity entrants may be eligible to receive guaranteed entry in the ING?New York City Marathon 2011. Entrants who cancel their entry for the ING New York City Marathon 2010 according to the instructions listed below will be eligible to receive guaranteed entry to the ING New York City Marathon 2011 on November 6. All fees are non-refundable. If you cancel for 2010 and wish to enter the 2011 race, you will still need to pay all applicable fees. Accepted entrants may cancel as many years in a row as they wish. Once you have cancelled, you cannot be reinstated in the ING New York City Marathon 2010. Your decision is final. THERE ARE THREE WAYS TO CANCEL:

• Online. To cancel, log in to your profile (https://webapps.ingnycmarathon.org/ marathonregistration/) and click on the “cancel my entry” link. Online cancellations will be accepted until November 3, 2010. • By mail. Mailed cancellations will be accepted if postmarked between November 2, 2009, and November 6, 2010. To cancel by mail, send a note with your entry number, name, address, date of birth, signature, and the words “cancel my entry” to: Marathon Cancellations, New York Road Runners, 9 East 89th Street, New York, NY, 10128. • In person. From November 4 to November 6, cancellations will be accepted in person at the expo Help Desk. Once runners have picked up their race number, they cannot cancel. Early in 2011, all entrants who canceled their entry to the 2010 race will be e-mailed instructions for applying for guaranteed entry by the deadline. If you do not receive those instructions, it is still your responsibility to apply before the deadline. If you have questions, e-mail marathonmailer@nyrr.org. To check your status or update your profile, go to your Profile Login page at https://webapps.ingnycmarathon.org/ ingnycmarathon2010/Login.aspx. You may not give or sell your race number or D-Tag to someone else. Anyone participating with another person’s number will be disqualified and both people will be barred from future NYRR events, including the ING New York City Marathon.

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NYRR

New York Road Runners New York Road Runners is the organization behind the ING New York City Marathon. Headquartered in New York City, NYRR is dedicated to advancing the sport of running, enhancing health and fitness for all, and meeting our community’s needs. Our goal is to use the expertise acquired in our 52-year history to empower all people to live fitter, healthier lives through participation in our races, community events, instruction and training resources, and youth programs. Our races and other events draw more than 300,000 people each year. The ING New York City Marathon is the largest and most inclusive marathon in the world, attracting the world’s top professional runners and raising millions of dollars for charity annually. NYRR’s running-based youth programs, which currently serve more than 100,000 children in hundreds of schools and community centers, promote children’s health and fitness, character development, and personal achievement in underserved communities. For more information, visit www.nyrr.org. MEMBERSHIP in NYRR costs just $40 per year and includes eligibility for guaranteed

entry to the marathon (according to the guidelines outlined in the entry instructions), discounted race and class fees, free informational NYRR Learning Series events, publications, discounted merchandise, and lots more. Visit www.nyrr.org/membership for details. NYRR’S YOUTH AND COMMUNITY SERVICES DIVISION began providing youth programs in 1998. Today, the goal is to promote health, well-being, and personal achievement among underserved people of all ages in NYC, nationally, and internationally. ING New York City Marathon entrants can support NYRR Youth and Community Services by joining or contributing to Team for Kids, an official charity training team. Team for Kids member benefits include personalized training support; team camaraderie, uniforms, and parties; fund-raising assistance; race-day perks (preferred bus departure to the start and entry to a special baggage/finisher area); and the hometown support of thousands of kids whose lives are being improved. DEVELOPMENT

Over the past decade, as the nation’s obesity crisis has worsened, NYRR has responded with youth and community service programs that promote health, fitness, and personal achievement in underserved communities. “The ING New York City Marathon is our crown jewel,” says NYRR board chairman George Hirsch, “but our community-based programs are our pride and joy.” NYRR raises funds to support these efforts via special events, auctions, and fund-raising campaigns. To learn more, contact us at development@nyrr.org.

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CONTACTS

New York Road Runners

Travel

NEW YORK ROAD RUNNERS

ANTHONY TRAVEL, INC.

nyrr.org 212.860.4455 (membership, classes, events, and more)

(official travel provider) anthonytravel.com 800.736.6377

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CONTINENTAL AIRLINES

ingnycmarathon.org 212.423.2249 marathonmailer@nyrr.org

(official airline) continental.com 800.468.7022

Update your address or other personal information: http://webapps.ingnycmarathon.org/ marathonregistration

HILTON NEW YORK

MARATHON STORE

ingnycmarathon.org/store 800.405.2288

(New York City buses and subways) mta.info 718.330.1234

YOUTH AND COMMUNITY SERVICES

NYC & COMPANY

nyrrf.org youthprograms@nyrr.org youngrunners@nyrr.org mightymilers@nyrr.org 646.758.9700

(convention and visitors bureau) nycvisit.com 212.484.1200

TEAM FOR KIDS

TFKworldwide.org teamforkids@nyrr.org 646.758.9693

(co-headquarter hotel) 212.586.7000 MTA

SHERATON NEW YORK

(co-headquarter hotel) 800.223.6550 STATEN ISLAND FERRY

siferrry.com

DEVELOPMENT

nyrrf.org development@nyrr.org 646.758.9646

Race Souvenirs NYRR STORE

VOLUNTEER AND COMMUNITY OUTREACH OFFICE

ingnycmarathon.org/store 800.405.2288

volunteers@nyrr.org 212.423.2205

BRIGHTROOM

Athletes with Disabilities

FOND MEMORIES

ACHILLES INTERNATIONAL

GShagdar@AchillesInternational.org 212.354.0300 achillesinternational.org

(official participant photos and DVDs) ingnycmarathonphotos.com 510.420.4946 (official finisher memorabilia and medal engraving) fondmemoriesgraphics.com 845.354.5027

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