Mario Fraioli breaks down the top contenders in each race.
The Villanova grad will make his 26.2-mile debut on Sunday.
The field ranges from seasoned runners to debutants.
It was a repeat victory for Mathew Kisorio and a redemption for Kim Smith.
Defending champion Matthew Kisorio leads a loaded lineup.
Both runners aiming for an Olympic Trials Marathon qualifying time.
The Villanova graduate will be giving the 26.2-mile race a shot in November.
The Big Apple has traditionally been a good place for debuts.
Let us know your pick!
He's been struggling with it since 2004.