Nev Schulman1 of 25
Producer Nev Schulman—best known for the MTV series Catfish—had no trouble putting a finger on his goal for the weekend. He'd finish with an outstanding everyman time of 3:21:58.
Matt Llano2 of 25
Distance pro Matt Llano hit the road after cheesing with his bib. Llano was the ninth fastest American—17th overall.
Brooks Gray Lady Adrenaline GTS 173 of 25
Brooks commemorated the New York City Marathon with a limited edition version of its Adrenaline GTS 17 dubbed, "Gray Lady." The shoe pays tribute to the five famous boroughs of New York.
Abdi Abdirahman4 of 25
Olympian Abdi Abdirahman showed off his gear on the eve of the big race. The following day, Abdi completed the course first among Americans and third overall with a blazing time of 2:11:23.
Stephen Colbert5 of 25
"Late Show" host Stephen Colbert didn't run the marathon, but that didn't stop him from supporting those who did.
Marion Bartoli6 of 25
2013 Wimbledon champ Marion Bartoli added "NYC Marathon finisher" to her list of athletic achievements.
Drew Barrymore7 of 25
Actress Drew Barrymore was in the crowd of adoring friends and family cheering their loved ones to the finish.
Molly Huddle8 of 25
Molly didn't stop cruising after mile 16, either. The top American finished third overall with a time of 2:28:13.
Tatyana McFadden9 of 25
Team for Kids ambassador Tatyana McFadden made it a four-peat with yet another first place finish in NYC.
Marcel Hug & Kurt Fearnley10 of 25
Marcel Hug and Kurt Fearnley raced to a spectacular photo finish, with Hug breaking the tape with an official finish time of 1:35:49.
Ghirmay Ghebreslassie11 of 25
At 20 years old, Ghirmay Ghebreslassie became the youngest winner in New York City Marathon history, crossing the finish line in a super human time of 2:07:51.
Mary Keitany12 of 25
Kenyan Mary Keitany finished well ahead of her field on the women's side, racing to a dominant first place finish with a time of 2:24:26.
George Mendes13 of 25
NYC super chef George Mendes competed in his first marathon, after more than a years' worth of focused training and self-improvement.
Elizabeth Falkner14 of 25
Of course, Mendes wasn't the only famous chef to cross the finish line in the big city of dreams. TV star Elizabeth Falkner—you know her from Chopped and/or Top Chef—gifted herself an NYC Marathon finish for her 50th birthday.
Andy Katz15 of 25
ESPN college basketball writer Andy Katz represented the Worldwide Leader in Sports with a marathon finish while running on behalf of the Jimmy V Foundation.
Cynthia Erivo16 of 25
Tony Award-winning actress Cynthia Erivo added the world's largest marathon to her growing list of accomplishments, finishing with a time of 3:57:07.
Raul Gonzalez Blanco17 of 25
The Spanish footballer known simply as Raul refuses to slow down. The 2001 FIFA World Player of the Year finished NYC in style with a time of 3:26:05.
Runaway Bride18 of 25
If true, this was officially the longest day in history.
Lee Pace19 of 25
Actor and New Yorker Lee Pace can check off his city's marathon from his bucket list.
Mike Wardian20 of 25
Ultra runner Mike Wardian became the fastest ever to complete the World Marathon Majors, knocking out Tokyo, Boston, London, Berlin, Chicago and New York City—with nary a time over 2:33:18.
Sean Astin21 of 25
Actor Sean Astin should give Rashelle Brown's "How to Complete a 6-hour Marathon" a read. Already an IRONMAN, Astin completed the NYC course in 6:02:33.
Astin & Tiki Barber's Selfie22 of 25
Speaking of Astin, how about this selfie? It's not every day you catch Rudy and former NFL great Tiki Barber in the same frame. Barber ran his first-ever marathon in a time of 4:28:26.
Theo Rossi23 of 25
Juice had plenty of juice on Sunday, as "Sons of Anarchy" star Theo Rossi raced to a New York City Marathon finish of just 3:35:48.
MLB24 of 25
Finally, even Major League Baseball got into the act—perfectly illustrating our collective exhaustion at the conclusion of a spectacular day.