There was a record turnout at the race's 36th edition.
The race will set a nighttime record.
Last year's event sold out, prompting race organizers to raise the bar to 5000 starters.
Last year had the highest percent increase in overall finisher totals in nearly three decades.
The 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials Marathon will be held one day prior to race day.
Limited race entries are still available through the Run for a Reason charity program.
All 50 U.S. states and 14 foreign countries will be represented.
Vermont's largest marathon is alive and well.
Runners will consume 400 pounds of pasta.
The Paris Marathon is the biggest contributor.