NYC Marathon celebrates millionth finisher
NEW YORK (AP) Katherine Slingluff is the millionth finisher in the history of the New York City Marathon.
The Brooklyn resident came across the line in 4 hours, 43 minutes and 36 seconds.
She wins guaranteed entry into the race for life and a shopping spree for marathon gear. She also will be able to get her photo taken with the winners from Sunday's race.
Going into Sunday, 974,257 people had completed the 26.2-mile course.
Julissa Sarabia of Queens was the race's millionth starter last year, which was her first marathon. She didn't plan to ever run another, but when she earned a guaranteed entry into this year's event, she changed her mind and finished in just under 5:30.