The celebrities registered to run in this year’s marathon may not all be A-listers, but that doesn’t stop everyone else from comparing their times.
Last year, Ashton Kutcher ran the marathon in 3 hours 54 minutes, and Chelsea Clinton ran it in 4:20.
This year, the New York Road Runners Club announced 16 celebrities registered among the 50,000 elites and normies set to crank out 26.2 miles on Sunday. Many are running for a charity.
Sheinelle Jones, a correspondent for NBC’s “Today” show, is running her first marathon to mark her 45th birthday. She will be joined on the course by the former “Good Morning America” correspondents Amy Robach and TJ Holmes.
There will also be a number of sports stars along the route. Zdeno Charaa Stanley Cup champion and former Boston Bruins defenseman, is running his first New York marathon. Steve Mesleran American bobsledder and Olympic gold medalist, had never run farther than five miles before April.
Patina Millerwho starred on “Madam Secretary” on CBS, is running her second marathon and also singing the national anthem at the start line.
Another TV star, Luke Macfarlaneof “Brothers & Sisters,” is running with his partner and sister-and-law.
And as the case has been for a number of years, the race will feature cast members from ABC’s “Bachelor” and “Bachelorette” reality television franchises. Matt James, Zac Clark and Joe Amabile have all signed up to run. Nev Shulmanhost of MTV’s “Catfish,” will be running as a guide for Francesco Magisano, who is blind.
Here’s how you can track your favorite runners in real-time on the TCS New York City Marathon app using their name or bib number.
And you can look up results here.