Wednesday, April 27, 2011

2011 NYC Marathon - Are You In? Follow the Lottery LIVE Today at Noon!

The New York Road Runners Club holds the lottery for the remaining spots in the 2011 New York Marathon at 12 Noon (Eastern) today, and you can watch it live at [UPDATE: If you go to that link you'll find a place to enter your name or entry number, and the page will telll you if you've gotten into the race.] The NYRRC is calling this the NYC Marathon "opening day," and is reminding us that it's only 192 days until the big event.

Various guests are on hand for the event in Central Park, including past NYC Marathon champion and U.S. Olympian Meb Keflezighi and actor (and NYC Marathon finisher) Ed Norton. The NYRR is also posting photos from the event at its Tumblr page,

Good luck to all who are in the lottery and hoping to get into this Fall's New York Marathon!

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