Mile By Mile
The New York Times' Roving Runner Brian Fidelman has been detailing each mile of the ING New York City Marathon on his New York Times' blog and he is up to mile 16. Fidelman — a native New Yorker — is a runner, who competed intercollegiately at the University of Florida.
If you have an interest in the INGNYCM or plan to watch the 26.2 miles on ESPN2 on Nov. 4, Fidelman's mile-by-mile account can help you add texture to what you will be watching.
Mile 1 — Where The Marathon Begins
Mile 2 — Where It's All Downhill
Mile 3 — Where The Runners Diverge
Mile 4 — Where Tony Manero Stayed Alive
Mile 5 — Where St. Michael's Is A Beacon
Mile 7 — Where A Battle Was Fought in 1776
Mile 8 — Where The Nets Now Roam
Mile 9 — Where Runners Are Gonna Fly Now
Mile 14 — Halfway There
Mile 15 — Where Old Timers Appreciate The New
Mile 16 — Where Runners Go Up Up And Away