The race is chock full of former champions, Olympic champions and course record holders.
The 27-year-old Kenyan ran the fastest half-marathon time on a record-eligible course in the U.S. this year.
The 27-year-old Kenyan will be looking for a fast time on Sunday.
The 41st annual race will feature a strong American contingent.
The Kenyan led 25,000 runners across the finish line at Rock ‘n’ Roll San Antonio.
He wants to continue the Kenyan dominance in New York.
There were 10,612 finishers under muggy conditions at 40th edition.
Race founder Joan Benoit Samuelson ran the course with fellow running legends Frank Shorter and Bill Rodgers.