On Sunday, November 4th, the city will host its annual ING New York City Marathon. More than 38,000 runners from over one hundred countries are expected to participate, including elite athletes and those running for charities.

Sam Grotewold, Manager of Professional Athletes for New York Road Runners, and elite runner, Caitlin O’Donnell Tormey, join us in our studio to discuss the intense preparation required to run a marathon competitively.
Producer: Jego Armstrong

Reporter: Steve Pacer

Reporting by Khadijah Cole