Amy Hastings and Julia Culley lead top notch American women’s field in the ING New York City marathon. Hastings, the 10,000m Olympic Trials champion and Kim Culley, the 5,000m Olympic Trials champion will be part of the elite ING NYCM field for 2012.
Julia Culley, photo by PhotoRun.net
Hastings and Culley, two of the top US women distance runners in the US were courted by ING NYCM team to run the five boroughs marathon. Hastings has run two marathons and Culley, a 5,000m will debut over the distance in New York.
ING NYCM, along with Marathon Majors Chicago and Boston, have developed programs over the past decade to support some of our youngest
and best US marathoners. New York, Chicago and Boston have supported US marathoners in their events, providing special purses for American performances.