Entertainment

33 Celebrities Who Ran the New York Marathon  

Celebrity Lists
7k views 33 items

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.

Are you surprised that so many famous actors, musicians, and professional athletes have ran the New York Marathon? Share your thoughts in the comments section.
Katie Holmes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 33 Celebrities Who Ran the New York Marathon
Photo: via Reddit
Katie Holmes ran the New York Marathon in 2007 with a time of 5:29:58.

Age: 40

Birthplace: Toledo, Ohio, United States of America

More Katie Holmes

#51 of 227 on The Greatest Former Child Stars #32 of 128 on The Greatest '90s Teen Stars #54 of 77 on The Most Stylish Female Celebrities featuring The 7 Creepiest Tom Cruise/Katie Holmes Moments

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

Age: 51

Birthplace: Ladysmith, Canada

More Pamela Anderson

#10 of 32 on 32 Celebrities Who Have Insane Phobias #49 of 50 on 50+ Actors You Forgot Were In Comic Book Movies featuring Pamela Anderson Had A Less Than Perfect Childhood Inside Pamela Anderson And Tommy Lee's Complicated Relationship

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

Age: 42

Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada

More Ryan Reynolds

#10 of 72 on Who Is the Coolest Actor in the World Right Now? #57 of 235 on The Hottest Men Of 2019, Ranked featuring Ryan Reynolds Quotes That Perfectly Illustrate Why He's The Internet's Favorite Superhero 12 Times Ryan Reynolds Hilariously Pranked Everyone

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

Age: 51

Birthplace: Irvine, California, United States of America

More Will Ferrell

#86 of 290 on The Most Trustworthy Celebrities in the World #31 of 409 on The Funniest Stand Up Comedians of All Time featuring Fun Facts You Didn't Know About Will Ferrell The Best Will Ferrell Movies

see more on Will Ferrell