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|ING sponsors several series of marathon and long distance run in USA. These include ING NYC marathon, Rock and Roll Philadelphia, Miami, Hartford (CT) and Georgia marathon. The ING Georgia (GA) marathon is now renamed to Publix Georgia marathon and half marathon. The starting and finishing line of the Georgia marathon course is Centennial Olympic Park which is located Atlanta. Apart from USA, the company sponsors several types of such event in various locations of Europe and Canada for instance Amsterdam, Luxembourg and Ottawa etc.
One can also have the runner information through the online athlete tracker by providing the first name, BIB number or team of the runners or athletes. Besides, several pictures of the finishers, photos for the celebrities and videos coverage for the race week, friendship run, winnings moment and many others are also available online. Moreover, you can also watch live stream and feed of the events via internet and other online media.
The standings of the athletes, performance along with the finish times and winners for the previous year say 2009 or 2010 are also available on their own websites.
If you are looking for the information about the charity run by Amani Toomer, Timex and others, you can refer the news and reviews available on the web.
ING NYC Marathon
The ING NYC marathon is the prime event of the New York Road Runners. It was first held in 1970 with more than laps around the Central Park in New York. Later on in 1976, the marathon was moved to the streets of Brooklyn, Bronx, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island which covers the total route length of 26 miles.
They receive more than 100,000 applications every year from various participants. In fact, various famous personalities like Veronica, Al Roker, Meredith Vieira, subway’s Jared Fogle, Chilian miner Edison Pena and others also participate in the event. It attracts 315 million of TV viewers and 2 million of spectators as well as featured with many fireworks showcase by the experts. Most interestingly, from 2011 onwards, they will provide the runner information during the event through a hotline number. In order to get the runner information and updates during the event, the spectators can call at 800.496.6193 and just provide the BIB number of the runner. They also confer prize money of $600,000 to the winners.
The registration for 2011 ING New York City Marathon has started as well as the information about the time and last date of the submitting lottery application will be available on their official site. However there is some kind of fees which include processing and entry fees. The registration can be cancelled online by login with the username and password or direct contact through the ING New York City Marathon Health and Fitness Expo.
Moreover the information on ING NYC Marathon Monday Mania, Broadcast Schedule, Volunteer, Runner Tracking and Alerts can be obtained from the race week info section available on their website. One can subscribe the athlete alerts with the mobile devices like iphone and ipad etc. However, the subscriber needs to install suitable app which is also downloadable from the iTunes store.
There is also training program which provide questions and answer session, lecture and training runs for hours etc. One can shop or buy the ING NYC Marathon 2010 training gear, brightroom photos and the gifts collection from Tiffany & Co. through many stores.
ING Miami Marathon
The ING Miami marathon covers a total path distance of 26.2 miles filled with the inspiring sounds and music. The course of the race will start from American Airlines Arena and finish at Bayfront Park in Florida. In addition, you can check out the interactive course map and guide available on their website. There is also several conferment and awards which include separate money prize, purses and performance bonuses both for the men and women winners and runners.
During the event the commuters may face some kind of inconveniences such roads and streets closures etc. Therefore the commuters can refer the road closures available on the following link for a list of roads closed during the event.
For further information about the ING marathon, qualifying time, profile, commercial, coupon code, tune up, jobs, logo and you can visit the website of the organizers and the sponsors.