8 celebrities who will run the New York City Marathon

See the big names who plan on running the New York City Marathon, the world's largest 42.2K

November 3rd, 2017 by | Posted in NYC Marathon, The Scene | Tags: , , , ,

Among the tens of thousands of runners who make the New York City Marathon the largest in the world will be some notable names outside of the athletics community. American actor and comedian Kevin Hart, who says he’s inspired by Eliud Kipchoge’s 2:00:25 marathon in May, is one of the many notables in the field.

RELATED: See the big names who ran the 2016 New York City Marathon.

The point-to-point New York City Marathon, put on by the New York Road Runners, takes place Nov. 5. The final of the calendar year’s World Marathon Majors featured more than 51,350 finishers in 2016.

See a few of the notable names who are expected to run NYC in 2017.

Karlie Kloss – American fashion model, former Victoria’s Secret Angel

Kevin Hart – American actor, comedian, writer, and producer

Prince Royce – American singer-songwriter

Kathrine Switzer– Women’s running pioneer

Carole Radziwill – American journalist

Richard Blais – Chef

Daniel Humm – Chef

Tiki Barber – Former National Football League running back

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Another popular New York City resident who is into running, and who has completed the New York City Marathon in the past, is YouTuber Casey Neistat. He won’t be racing NYC.