2011 ING NYC Marathon: Video presented by the Shoe Addicts, note by Larry Eder

The 2011 ING New York City Marathon may have been the most spectacular display of the promise of the marathon that we have ever seen. From the crushing victory of Geoffrey Mutai, to the sensational last ditch win of Firehiwot Dado, the elite races kept TV viewers enthralled. From Jennie Finch passing 30,000 of the field of 46,000 to raise over $30k for charities to Jack Waitz, having run only once the week before the marathon, asking his late wife, Grete Waitz, winner of nine New York City marathons, for help. Those are just a few of the 46,000 plus stories that were and are the 2011 version of the New York City Marathon. We asked the Shoe Addicts to give us there view of the Big Apple and the race through five boroughs. Here is what they came up with:

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