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Competitor.com Poll: Who Will Win The NYC Marathon Men’s Race?

  • By Mario Fraioli
  • Published Nov. 2, 2010

Meb Keflezighi is back to defend his New York City Marathon title on Sunday but he’ll have his work cut out for him when he lines up against perhaps the deepest men’s field ever assembled in the history of the race. Can Meb repeat in the Big Apple? Or will world-record holder Haile Gebrselassie prove to the pundits that he can win on a course not know for world records? Maybe reigning world champion Abel Kirui stake his claim that he is indeed best marathoner on the planet, or perhaps a guy like Dathan Ritzenhein will finally have a marathon worth remembering. Let us know who you think will pull out the win on Sunday in our Competitor.com poll!

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Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli is a senior editor at Competitor magazine. A cross-country All-American at Stonehill College in 2003, he now coaches the Prado Women's Racing Team in San Diego and was the men's marathon coach for Costa Rica's 2012 Olympic team. His first book, The Official Rock 'n' Roll Guide To Marathon & Half-Marathon Training (VeloPress, 2013) is available in bookstores, running shops and online.

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