One of the greatest routes in NYC is the 26.2 mile NYC Marathon. It spends a bit of time in all 5 boroughs. 50,000 people run the course yearly. I finished the Marathon slowly 3 times and I volunteered on race day and at the Expo for many years. What struck me at the EXPO were questions like...is it safe to go to Brooklyn or Queens NOT on marathon day? This was years ago and it was safe then and safe now. What's more is...there are places to go and things to see on or just beyond the course that runners and spectators never get to see so....
This year A Guide Named Sue is creating tours that cover slices of the Marathon course. The first two will take place on Sunday March 20th. The first goes from Apple to the Cooper Hewitt. The second goes from Glaser's Bakery on first Avenue to the Studio Museum of Harlem (just slightly off course).
Come along. The tours will take place if anyone signs up in advance. (You must sign up by Friday). If there is no advance sign up Sue will not be at the start.
Hope you all got to see The Great Race Exhibit at The Museum of the City of New York.