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The New York Marathon is a 26.2 mile course that weaves through the five boroughs of the Big Apple. Several celebrities have run the race, which takes place on the first Sunday in November of each year. One of the most famous comedic actors of all time ran the New York Marathon in 2001. This list of celebrities who ran the New York Marathon has been loosely ranked by fame and popularity. 

Who is the most famous person who ran the New York Marathon? Katie Holmes tops our list. She  ran the New York Marathon in 2007 with a time of 5:29:58. Pamela Anderson ran the 2013 New York Marathon with a finishing time of 5:41:03. She said, “Those last five miles. It was like giving birth and then being told to run as you're giving birth. It was so much pain in my hips.”

Will Ferrell ran the 2001 New York Marathon with a finishing time of 5:01:00. He also ran the Stockholm Marathon in 2002 and the Boston Marathon in 2003. Edward Norton ran the 2009 New York Marathon with a finishing time of 3:48:01.

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Katie Holmes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 33 Celebrities Who Ran the New York Marathon
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Katie Holmes ran the New York Marathon in 2007 with a time of 5:29:58.

Age: 38

Birthplace: Toledo, Ohio, United States of America

Profession: Model, Actor

Credits: Batman Begins, Dawson's Creek, Go, Phone Booth

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Pamela Anderson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 33 Celebrities Who Ran the New York Marathon
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Pamela Anderson ran the 2013 New York Marathon with a finishing time of 5:41:03.

Age: 49

Birthplace: Ladysmith, Canada

Profession: Activist, Television director, Nude Glamour Model, Television producer, Model, + more

Credits: V.I.P., Scary Movie 3, Baywatch, Comedy Central Roast of Pamela Anderson

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Ryan Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 33 Celebrities Who Ran the New York Marathon
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Ryan Reynolds ran the 2008 New York Marathon with a finishing time of 3:50:xx.

Age: 40

Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada

Profession: Comedian, Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting

Credits: Deadpool, Green Lantern, The Proposal, Buried

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Will Ferrell is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 33 Celebrities Who Ran the New York Marathon
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Will Ferrell ran the 2001 New York Marathon with a finishing time of 5:01:00.

Age: 49

Birthplace: Irvine, California, United States of America

Profession: Comedian, Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, + more

Credits: Step Brothers, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, The Other Guys

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