The New York City Marathon: The Great Race. Oct. 20, 2015 – March 13, 2016.

It is one of the ultimate celebrations of strength, of endurance, and of the city. The TCS New York City Marathon is the world’s largest footrace, with more than 50,000 participants from around the globe and more than one million spectators along a route that winds through diverse neighborhoods from Staten Island to the Bronx. The exhibition, featuring more than 100 images made by professional and amateur photographers, and video footage, captures the energy, enthusiasm, and spirit of community that New York’s “Marathon Sunday” is all about.
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    Exhibition Co-chairs
    James G. Dinan, Gregory Fleming, Claudia Lebenthal and Tracey Pontarelli

    The exhibition is inspired by the legacy of the late James A. Lebenthal, long-time City Museum trustee, whose pride in being a “five-borough man” and a passionate fan of the marathon reflects the spirit of so many who run in the world’s greatest race. We thank the many individuals whose gifts in his memory have also made the exhibition possible.

    This exhibition is made possible by

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    Additional support is provided by

    James G. Dinan and Elizabeth R. Miller

    Tracey and Kenneth A. Pontarelli

    The exhibition is co-sponsored by New York Road Runners.

    The exhibition is presented in memory of Jim Lebenthal.