THE NEW YORK CITY MARATHON - QUIZZ
THE NEW YORK CITY MARATHON
Go on the Internet to find information and a map about the NYC City marathon so as to answer the following questions.
1. When does it take place?
2. What is a marathon? What is the distance / length of a marathon (miles)?
3. When was the first NYC marathon held?
4. Where is the start line located? In which borough
5. Where is the finish line situated? In which borough?
6. What are the names of the other boroughs the runners cross?
7. Give the names of the four bridges they cross all along the marathon?
8. Give the names of the two rivers crossing NYC?
9. How many runners are there approximately each year?
10. Who starts the marathon first, professional men or women? At what time do they start?
11. Give the names of famous people who have already taken part in this famous marathon.