The popular NYC Marathon will be run on November 6, 2011. Held since 1970, the NYC Marathon is organized by the New York Road Runners and is one of the largest marathons in the world. The NYC Marathon course intertwines this great City on a 26.2 mile course, through the five boroughs.
The marathon starts between 9-10 a.m. and has three wave starts. These wave starts provide a better pre-race and starting experience for the runners. Remember that daylight savings time ends at 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, November 6. And do not forget to set your clock back one hour so you won’t be late at the marathon!
There are many celebrities expected to take on the 26.2 mile course, such as Mario Lopez, “Extra” host/actor, Paul Sparks, actor, and Olympic speed skating champion Apolo Ohno, who is making his marathon debut on November 6. Great entertainment can be found in the more than 130 bands along the course, providing motivation and great fun!
Reaching this event can be difficult. There are several avenues you can travel. The bridge to Staten Island is closed at 7 a.m. for this event. To reach the NYC Marathon event between 8-9 a.m. you will need to travel through the Lincoln Tunnel. The New Jersey Turnpike and Goethals Bridge are all the same way back, which will incur additional fees. Another way to travel to the NYC Marathon event is to arrive at the Brooklyn side of Verrazano Bridge after 7.am.and walk over a mile to the Staten Island side. The Verrazano Bridge will close to vehiclular traffic at 7:00 a.m.
Perhaps the most comfortable way to travel to this spectacular event is in a limousine from NYC Limo. Your limousine will drop you off at the start line before 6:30 am. This will allow your limousine extra time to take the Verrazano Bridge departing the event.
NYC Limousines has been a leader in personal transportation in New York City for over twenty years. NYC Limousines understands your needs. Their drivers are reliable, safe and professional. NYC Limos are timely, safe and stylish. You will never need to provide directions; you will only need to relax and enjoy your experience. Your experience will be one of luxury and first-class service.
Travelling to and from such a spectacular and historic event should only be done in style. NYC Limousines will deliver you to the starting line, and provide a smooth departure. Such a wonderful day at the New York City Marathon will only be enhanced by the quality, service, and professionalism from NYC Limousines.