The 2015 NYC United Airlines Half-Marathon takes place this Sunday, March 15 on a redesigned route that takes runners through upper and lower Manhattan.
News For Shoppers has everything you need to know, including the race time, free live streaming options, the marathon route and street closings.
Race Time:7 Wheelchair division, 7:15 A.M. (EST)- Select Athletes with disabilities and 7:18 A.M. (EST)– Professional Women, 7:30 A.M. (EST)- Wave 1 (Professional Men), 7:45 A.M. (EST)– Wave 2, 8:10 A.M. (EST)- Wave 3.
TV Coverage: The race will air live from 7-9 A.M. (EST) in NY on ABC TV and on ESPN3 for those watching out of state.
Free Live Streaming: free live streaming is available from both ABC and ESPN. If you live in NY you can live stream on your PC at 7online.com from 7-10:30 A.M. (EST)or on your tablets or smartphones using the WATCH ABC app for iTunes or Android.
Yuo can also track your favorite runner on your smartphone using the 2015 NYC United Airlines Half-Marathon app
Route: This year runners will be running a new rout that starts at the Central Park Boathouse (on the East Drive) and end at Wall Street; see the map below for the full route.
Those who want to watch in person can stand anywhere along the race route, just be sure to let the runner your rooting for know where your standing and dress warm because it will be chilly.
Street Closings: Also, for those traveling certain streets will be closed from 7 A.M. (EST) until 1 P.M. (EST)- click here for a full list.
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