If you are a runner and would like your parents and peers to follow your race in real time, just go to RaceLiveTrack and Sign Up (while signing up, you will need to click on The New York City Marathon race to activate the real time tracking system). Follow the instructions appearing on the page, are very simple steps.
For your paertns and peers, you only will need to provide this link http://www.racelivetrack.com/newyorkcitymarathon to them and your bid number.
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