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What is the 9+1 program at NYRR?

This year jmurrayathletics has decided to do the 9+1 program from NYRR, a challenge of sorts for runners to gain non-complimentary guaranteed entry to the 2023 NYC Marathon. The marathon is the largest in the country at roughly 50k annual runners, so getting in can be tough. Normally a racer would have to enter the draft or have a qualifying

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Peebles Island state Park

Located in Saratoga County, bordering Albany county. Near the city of Albany, between Cohoes & Waterford sits Peebles Island State Park. The island itself encompasses 250 acres of land, originally bought in 1630 to protect trade between Canada and Albany. The island would later be used for manufacturing during the height of the locals cities glory days. The manufacturing factory

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