As one of the world’s most iconic running events, it comes as no surprise to sports travel specialists, Sports Tours International that entry places to the New York Marathon are filling up fast.
The New York Marathon will always be a special sporting event for the team at Sports Tours International, as it was one of the first events they took runners to. Now, as the events longest serving travel partners, the selection of travel packages to the New York Marathon has grown along with demand. Thousands of runners now apply for this well loved race and on the 4th of November 2012, this year's race will get underway. Starting on Staten Island at the foot of the Verrazano-Narrows bridge, the 26.2 mile route winds its way through all five New York city boroughs – Staten Island, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx and Manhattan, finishing in style in Central Park.
If taking part in the New York Marathon is an ambition of yours, then you may be inspired by one of the many travel packages available from Sports Tours International, all of which offer guaranteed entry places. Opt for the full package and you will benefit from flights, accommodation, transfers and dedicated rep services. Or if you prefer to travel under your own steam choose a hotel only option or go for a flights only package.
All hotels included in the packages are well known to the company and are based close to either the race registration area or the Staten Island ferry. Sports Tours International can also offer a New York Marathon bus transfer service, which gets you directly to the starting area on race day.
Typically, most participants fly in early to adjust to the time zone and get their bearings. The Sports Tours International team lead a warm up run in Central Park two days before the race and are always on hand should you need any advice or guidance on race day. Any supporters that accompany you are best finding a designated cheering point along the route.
Sports Tours International has over 30 years experience of taking participants to sporting events around the world, and have been supporting runners at the New York Marathon for even longer. To take a look at the full range of sports travel packages available simply visit them online at http://www.sportstoursinternational.co.uk/running/ing-new-york-city-marathon or by calling 0161 703 8161.
Tel: 0161 703 8161