The New York Marathon 2018 Race Experience

After 4 years, we finally got lucky and got awarded a slot for the 2018 TCS New York Marathon! After the race, I finally understood why people consider the New York Marathon as one of the best marathons in the world!

It was definitely a tough course, passing through the 5 boroughs and crossing multiple bridges in 9° weather. But experiencing how a city comes together to support the runners from start to finish gives this race a unique vibe with a truly unforgettable experience.

Watch the video for a short recap of what it is like to race the New York Marathon! Add this to your marathon bucket list!

Special thanks to: HOKA One One, Swiftwick Socks, Hammer Nutrition, GU Gels, Compressport and Active Health SkinPro!

Weekend Gear: Action Camera: GoPro Hero7 | GPS Watch: Fitbit Ionic

Sharing my pre-race activities. It’s actually not advisable to go all “tourist” mode a few days before the race, but hey! it’s my first time in the Big Apple.

List of Activities:
1. Hop-On/Hop-Off City Tour
2. Katz Delicatessen – Must Try their Pastrami!
3. Visit the Chelsea Market
4. Walk the High-Line
5. Circle Line Boat Tour
6. Visit Queens Museum
7. Visit The MET Museum
8. Rockefeller Center and Top of the Rock – for a good view of the Empire State Building
9. Visit Time Square
10. Watch a few Broadway Shows

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