Ohno beats goal, Messier fails to break 4 hours

The New York City Marathon didn't just attract stars from the running world, but other famous faces as well.

The New York City Marathon didn’t just attract stars from the running world, but other famous faces as well.

Olymic speedskater Apolo Anton Ohno posting one of the best times for a celebrity, finishing in 3:25:14. Ohno, who also won season four of Dancing With the Stars, finished five minutes head of his goal time. He was running to raise money for the Special Olympics.

Other celebrities running the race were Survivor winner Ethan Zohn finished the race in 4:20:46, just four days after announcing he had been diagnosed with cancer for a second time.

“I just feel absolutely incredible having run 26.2 miles,” Zohn told the Hollywood Reporter. “I’ve said it before but I stepped on every single cancer cell out there and I punched out every bit of age you could punch out. I am going to beat [cancer], and hopefully I will be here again next year.”

Other celebrity finishers, many of whom ran to raise money for charity, include model Christy Turlington Burns in 4:20:47; Shonda Schilling, wife of former MLB pitcher Curt Schilling in 4:58:50; Extra host Mario Lopez in 4:23:30; former New York Rangers star Mark Messier in 4:14:21; and former Manchester United goalkeeper Edwin Vander Sar in 4:19:16.

Chilean miner Edison Peña, however, did not fare so well. Peña dropped out at the 11-mile mark of the race, according to the Associated Press.