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New York City Marathon facts on the 10th anniversary of 9/11!

• The Political Commentator
The New York City Marathon! This Sunday over 40,000 runners will hit the road in New York City for the world's largest marathon. It's a national event as much as it is a sporting event, traveling through all five boroughs of NYC. My own personal experience with the marathon came back in 2001 when, two months after 9/11, my wife ran in the race. While the wounds from the attacks were still incredibly fresh, the mere fact that the race took place was a major victory. This years race, 10-years later, has special meaning as well with members of Families of Flight 93 Runners participating! New York City Marathon Facts • 127: Number of runners who toed the line at the very first New York City Marathon, held in 1970. Only 55 actually finished...

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