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The 2017 New York City Marathon features this many Canadian entrants

Almost a thousand Canadians will be in the field at the world's largest marathon by participation on Sunday

New York City Marathon Canadians
New York City Marathon Canadians
Photo: courtesy of NYRR.

The New York City Marathon is well-known for its large international field with thousands of runners from around the world travelling to the Big Apple for the annual race.

This year, according to the New York Road Runners, Canada ranks 10th among participating nations and ninth among non-domestic numbers. The New York City Marathon organizers list 867 Canadians as entered into Sunday’s race, which will need to top last year’s 51,394 finishers if it’s to become the largest marathon in history.

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Runner geographics

1. United States: 36,067
– New York: 18,734
– New Jersey: 3,721
– California: 1,813
– Massachusetts: 1,224
– Florida: 1,078
2. Italy: 2,988
3. France: 2,585
4. United Kingdom: 1,682
5. Germany: 1,387
6. Netherlands: 1,209
7. Spain: 1,105
8. Australia: 946
9. Mexico: 878
10. Canada: 867

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