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Can someone from another country participate in New York City Marathon?

Asked by M. Wright, Last updated: Jan 16, 2020

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O.Olivia

O.Olivia

Answered Jan 16, 2020

The correct answer to this question is Yes. Those from other countries are able to participate in the New York City Marathon. People from other countries are able to participate in marathons as long as they qualify for the marathon. Though anyone can qualify, the process of becoming eligible can be very tedious, which makes many people stray away from it.

Some people are automatically invited because they participate more than 15 times in other marathons in the United States. Everyone must pay to participate, but the downside of those participating that live outside of the United States is that they would have to pay almost $100 more than the US citizens pay.

 

C. Lucan

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Answered Dec 10, 2019

Yes, people from other countries will have no trouble participating in the NYC Marathon as long as they are qualified to do so. There are some people who are not sure if they would be able to enter because it can be very exclusive. There are various things that people can do so that they can join. There are some that are invited to certain charities.

There are also some who are automatically invited because they have already participated 15 times in other NYC marathons. Those who live outside the United States will need to pay more money as compared to those who are living in the United States, though. It can go up to $100 more.

 

J. Alva

J. Alva

Answered Dec 05, 2019

Yes, people from other countries can run the New York Marathon. The only thing to remember is that the process of getting chosen can be very tedious. You need to be qualified so that you can be considered, or you can enter the drawing.

If your name is among the lucky few that will be drawn, then you can join. The rates that people have to pay will also be different. Those who are from other countries will need to pay more than those who live in the United States.

It will cost $358, which is almost a hundred dollars more than what US citizens would need to pay. A lot of people dream about participating in this exclusive race.

 

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