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Marathon Food and Drink

By now, the weather’s gotten cooler, the leaves have started to turn, and there’s no denying that Fall has officially arrived. This time of year means many things to many different people, but if you’re a long distance runner, there’s only one thing on your mind. That’s right, folks: it’s Marathon time.

Whether you’re running yourself or just down to watch from the sidelines, we’ve got the hook up for all your Marathon food and drink needs.

HAPPENINGS
NYC Marathon Weekend Ends With a Night of Champions

Come out and celebrate with the ING New York City Marathon winners this Sunday, November 3rd at the biggest after party in NYC!

This night of food, drinks, and live music at the Todd English Food Hall at the Plaza Hotel (1 West 59th Street) will be supporting fitness and health education in our nation's neediest schools.

The main reception is from 7 pm - 9pm. You can choose from two different tickets options. The first is a patron ticket which supports 40 kids in one of our Mighty Milers programs and includes a VIP reception from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. and the main reception. A patron ticket is available for $1,000 and also includes a VIP cocktail hour private reception with pro runners, including Meb Keflezighi and Deena Kastor, a signed copy of Cooking in Everyday English by Todd English and entrance to the main reception from 7-9p.m.

IN THE SPOTLIGHT
Sunday Funday for the NYC Marathon

This Sunday you can forget about football, folks, the NYC marathon is finally here and even if you don't want to sweat it out and run the 25+ miles, there are tons of great deals around the city for you. Get fatigued just watching the runners sprint by and medicate that thirst with some booze at these top notch hot spots.

Guzzle back some cold beers and warm food at Stir as you watch the exercise taking place outside. There will be drink specials all day, including kegs, food, and yes, there will still be games on the TVs. Specials go all day, so stop by at 11am to get your fill of fun.