How Much Money Does A Big City Marathon Bring To The City?

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    Big city marathons are really big. London, New York, Berlin, Chicago, Boston, Tokyo – these cities are all major cities and really do their best to put the city on display as they host tens of thousands of marathoner runners on their streets each year. These marathons have over 30,000 runners and these runners run every one of the 26.2 miles through some of the biggest, busiest cities in the world. Big Cost For Major Marathons While small city and town marathons also put on some incredible races, the cost difference between those marathons and the big city marathons is immense. The small town marathon committee is a volunteer one with the race director(s) doing his or her job as an act of love for the sport. When it comes to the big marathons, these events are just that – massive events that rival most events in these cities. Their full-time staff numbers in the hundreds in order to bring the marathon about. The costs, for example, the New York City... The post How Much Money Does A Big City Marathon Bring To The City? appeared first on Running with Miles.

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