One of the world's greatest marathons came from truly humble beginnings — not so long ago.
The American was 10th at Boston this year and hopes to improve on that result in the Big Apple.
Kara Goucher is running her first marathon since the 2013 Boston Marathon.
These famous faces will be among the thousands taking to the streets of New York.
The Kenyan broke the world mark at the Berlin Marathon last year.
The race will mark Goucher’s return to New York following her Big Apple debut in 2008.
The pair won the 2013 edition of the race through the city’s five boroughs.
Cassidy's NYC Marathon finish with Keflezighi means even more now after Meb won Boston.
More than 77,000 marathon hopefuls applied for spots in the 2014 race.
The program benefits both NYRR members and non-members.