After quitting elite running in search of an average, regular life, Luke Puskedra slowly found his way back into the sport.
Ryan Vail and Kara Goucher lead the crop of runners looking to earn a podium spot in the Big Apple.
The two Americans hope the New York City Marathon plays to their strengths.
The 41st annual race will feature a strong American contingent.
A mind-blowing elite field is set for the second annual event.
Renee Metevier Baillie outlasts Molly Pritz to win women's race.