THIS ISSUE CONTAINS COVERAGE OF THE TCS NEW YORK CITY MARATHON AND NOW YOU CAN TEST HOW WELL YOU KNOW THIS GREAT EVENT’S HISTORY
1 New York City Marathon is one of the World Marathon Majors. Can you name the other cities in the series? 2
Which famous park hosts the finish of the New York City Marathon? 3
What year did the New York City Marathon begin? (a) 1912 (b) 1970 (c) 1981? 4
An easy one – who won last Sunday’s men’s race? 5
Who founded the New York City Marathon? (a) Fred Lebow (b) Mary Wittenberg (c) Frank Shorter? 6 The marathon was cancelled in 2012, but why? 7
Where does the marathon start in New York? 8
How many times did Norwegian great Grete Waitz win the race? 9
Rod Dixon won a famous duel in 1983 but which British runner did he dramatically overtake in the closing stages?
10 Paula Radcliffe, Liz McColgan and Priscilla Welch are British winners of the women’s race but can you name the only British man to win the New York City Marathon?
The New York City Marathon is one of the most famous in the world
Priscilla Welch – Q10
Rod Dixon celebrates – Q9