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Saturday, November 6, 2010

Update for New York City Marathon 2010 Route

The New York City Marathon 2010 will be held on Sunday and it is expected to be the largest marathon in the world with estimated 44,000 finishers in 2009. It also aims to raise funds for charitable institutions.

Now, New Yorkers and fanatics of the NYC Marathon are preparing for the route and schedule of the event, as well as, spectators and vehicle drivers who will be affected by the traffic.

New York City (NYC) Marathon 2010 Schedule
Wheelchair Division: 8:30 AM
Professional Men: 9:10 AM
Professional Women: 9:40 AM

NYC Marathon Route
The New York City Marathon 2010 route will be closed to traffic. It will start at Veerazano-Narrows Bridge. The runners will cross five bridges as it winds through Brooklyn then pass Queens and ultimately cross Manhattan and Bronx before going back to Manhattan with the finish line at Central Park, marking 26.2 miles.

Last year, elite runner Keflezighi won with his time, 2:09:15 while Ethiopia's Derartu Tulu won with 2:28:52 in the women's division. First place winners win $130,000 for first time winners and $200,00 for repeat winners. For second and third places, they each receive $65,000 and $40,000.

New York City Marathon 2010 Broadcast
If you are a big fan of the NYC Marathon, stay tuned on Sunday at it is broadcasted live on NBC 4, 9AM. Universal Sports will air the race live for non-New York City states. A highlight show will run in NBC from 2-4pm.

2010 Breeders Cup Results Shock Zenyatta Fans

( - The undefeated Zenyatta ran her last race at the 2010 Breeders Cup and almost made the record of twenty races without a loss. Coming from the last spot, Zenyatta almost won the last race but came up second.

The race was the last of the mare's career and was last in the race but managed to dig deep coming from the last position to get within strinking distance of the lead but could not catch the lead horse Blame who took home the win.

The jockey reportedly alluded to the dirt track as part of the reason for the loss along with the distance the horse needed to make up.