Celebrities Run the NYC Marathon
Celebrities Run the NYC Marathon

Celebrities Run the NYC Marathon in Unseasonably Warm Weather

Even while it might not feel too hot in New York, running in the heat is challenging since the body has to work harder to cool down. As a result, dehydration sets up more quickly and cramps may occur. Even then candidates took part in the marathon. Let’s read all the updates related to the marathon.

Celebrities Run the New York City Marathon in Warm Weather

Team Foundling runs the NYC Marathon on November 6. Over 50,000 racers took to the streets of New York City to take on the 26.2-mile course through all five boroughs of New York City in the world’s largest marathon and in the unexpectedly warm weather. Which reached into the 70s. Most of the participants were unknown amateurs, but several well-known names were also racing.

This year marks our largest team of runners yet. They come from varied backgrounds and have different athletic aims, but they all share a dedication to meet their own race goals and earn money for the Foundling community.

Evans Chebet of Kenya crossed the finish line first when the Brazilian leader, Daniel do Nascimento, passed out from heat exhaustion

Ellie Kemper of “The Office” and “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” fame, T.J. Holmes and Amy Robach of ABC’s “Good Morning America” and Ashton Kutcher who raised over $1 million for Thorn, the nonprofit technology company he cofounded to combat the sexual exploitation of children, were all among the runners who took on the course.

Ashton Kutcher whose charity technology business Thorn he cofounded to combat the se*ual exploitation of minors, raised over $1 million, and “The Office” and “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” star Ellie Kemper were among the runners who took on the route.

The New York Times Listed Prominent Racers’ Finish Timings

For former “Bachelor” star Matt James, the time is 3:46:45.
Olympic hockey champion Meghan Duggan’s 3:52:06
Entrepreneur and actor Ashton Kutcher: 3:54:01
Actress Claire Holt, 4:03:17
Actress and “Walking Dead” star Lauren Ridloff: 4:05:48
In the words of ex-Bachelorette candidate Zac Clark 4:08:10
Chelsea Clinton, daughter of Bill and Hillary Clinton: 4:20:34

Hug, Scaroni Set Male and Female Wheelchair Records

On Sunday, Swiss wheelchair racer Marcel Hug broke the course record and tied Kurt Fearnley for the most victories in the history of the New York City Marathon.

Hug, Scaroni Set Male and Female Wheelchair Records
Hug, Scaroni Set Male and Female Wheelchair Records

Breaking the previous record set by Australian Fearnley in 2006 by 1:29.22. Hug completed the 26.2-mile route in 1 hour, 25 minutes, and 26 seconds. Hug, who also took first place in this competition last year won $50,000 for setting a new record time. When he finished, he was more than 2 minutes ahead of the runner-up, an Illinois man named Daniel Romanchuk.

With a time of 1:42.43, Susannah Scaroni also set a new track record for women in wheelchairs. Previously, Tatyana McFadden held the record, but this time it was beaten by 21 seconds.

Scaroni a 31-year-old from Illinois established an early lead and went on to win the race and a bonus for setting a new course record. She finished over two minutes and a half ahead of the Swiss runner-up, Manuela Schar, and over a minute and a half ahead of the Australian runner-up, Madison de Rozario.

In addition to his 2019 third-place performance in New York, Scaroni also recently won the Chicago Marathon. Hug 36 has been on quite a roll having won four gold medals at the Tokyo Paralympics last year and the Tokyo, Berlin, London, and Chicago Marathons in 2022.

Hug triumphed on an extremely warm day, with temperatures predicted to reach the 70s and even approaching the record for the hottest race since the marathon was relocated to November 1986. Hug, who competes in the event in a wheelchair, said on Thursday that the warm weather is perfect for them.

Who Are the Candidates Took Part in Marathon?

Yes, famous people are regular people just like you and me. They get up, get to the office, and then hit the pavement for a marathon. A wide variety of well-known people from various fields participated including actors, Olympians, models, and race car drivers. All with the same objective in mind to cross the finish line in Central Park.

Who ran this year’s New York City Marathon? All you have to do is look!

Ashton Kutcher:

Since his breakout role on that 70s show in the late 90s and early Ashton Kutcher’s acting career has skyrocketed. He has won many Teen Choice Awards and is a regular fixture in both movies and television shows. The 44-year-old will compete in his first marathon to raise money for his organization.

Chelsea Clinton:

Clinton returned to the New York City Marathon in 2022 after shocking everyone the year before by competing in it and finishing in under four hours.

Amy Robach:

For her fourth marathon, Amy Robach co-host of ABC News’ raced 26.2 miles. The 49-year-old finished New York City in 2019, Berlin in 2021, and Chicago just last month. Her co-host TJ Holmes is also a candidate. Earlier this year, the two competed in the New York City Half Marathon together.

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Casey Neistat:

Casey Neistat a popular YouTuber and filmmaker has also created apps and podcasts and directed films. Five times he has run the New York City Marathon with a personal best time of 3:03:17 in 2013. The 41-year-old recently relocated from Los Angeles back to his beloved New York, making this race somewhat of a homecoming.

Claire Holt:

Claire Holt 34 is a well-known actress who has starred in several popular shows like H20: Just Add Water, Pretty Little Liars, The Vampire Diaries, and its spin-off, The Originals. She is participating in the race for charity.

Ellie Kemper:

Ellie Kemper, the actress, and comedian best known for her roles as Kimmy Schmidt and Erin Hannon will be playing herself in the next New York City Marathon. The 42-year-old will compete for The Brotherhood Sister Sol, a group that helps Black and Latinx youngsters get the education, organization and training they need to combat inequity and create opportunities.

Nev Schulman:

Catfish: The TV Show host Nev Schulman has run the New York City Marathon several times. The 38-year-old actually grew up not far from the actual endpoint. For the New York Road Runners’ Team for Kids, Schulman will be running.

These are the candidates who ran in the marathon. And other candidates are Nicole Briscoe, Pia Wurtzbach, Ryan Briscoe, Sierra Boggess, Tiki Barber, and many others.

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