Each year, long distance runners from all round the world take part in the New York City Marathon. The course of this annual marathon, takes runners through the five boroughs of New York City.
More formally known as the TCS New York City Marathon, the race is the premier event of New York Road Runners. The race is held annually on the first Sunday every November. Covering 26.2 miles, the New York City Marathon is expected to see well over 50,000 runner participate this year. That makes this marathon the largest in the world.
Whether you are in New York City to watch or actually run in the New York City Marathon, plan your stay at either the Loews Regency New York, 1 Hotel Central Park or McCarren Hotel & Pool.
Here’s a fun fact about the race. The original New York City Marathon was held in 1970. Only 127 people actually ran the race. They made four laps around Central Park. A lot has changed over years and the race’s course takes runners through the five boroughs of New York City. It’s a perfect blend of what makes this amazing city so special.
All three of the above mentioned luxury hotels provide race watchers a perfect way to take advantage of this famous race. Here is a summary of marathon race package deals at these famous, New York City hotels.
LOEWS REGENCY NEW YORK
(540 Park Ave, New York, NY 10065)
With the “Ultimate NYC Marathon”, guests can rest, run, recover and relax in style at NYC’s Midtown Manhattan landmark for optimal performance and success. This three-night stay package includes the following:
– Recovery Massage in Julien Farel – maximum of two people
– Marathon gift basket (includes hand warmers, leg warmers, Sweaty Betty merchandise such as water bottle, headband, and socks)
– Pre-fixe menu for dinner in The Regency Bar & Grill on Saturday, November 5
– Your choice of a “Light 5k Run” or “Yoga/Recovery Walk” through Fit Tours NYC
– The starting rate is from $679 per night for a Luxury King Room.
1 HOTEL CENTRAL PARK
(1414 6th Ave, New York, NY 10019)
After a long and exhausting run, your body needs replenishment. 1 Hotel Central Park is pleased to offer marathon runners with a complimentary green juice from its signature restaurant, Jams, led by James Beard-winning chef Jonathan Waxman. Post marathon, relax in comfort, surrounded by living green plants and thoughtful touches of nature at this natural refuge in the middle of Manhattan.
MCCARREN HOTEL & POOL
(160 N. 12th St., Brooklyn, NY 11249)
With unparalleled views to watch the race, diners can chow down in style with specials from Oleanders, the hotel’s signature restaurant. Specials include the following alongside a complimentary brunch cocktail of your choice (Mimosa, Bellini, or Bloody Mary):
– Runners Breakfast – $15
Warm buttermilk biscuit with a maple braised pork belly, grilled asparagus, and poached eggs topped with a bacon hollandaise.
– Marathon marinara pasta – $17
Homemade fettuccini with roasted fall vegetables stewed in a rustic Mariana sauce. Grilled chicken add on is only $5
We hope you can take advantage of these luxury hotel specials during the New York City Marathon. Enjoy this special race and all the Big Apple has to offer. Contact The Life of Luxury and our travel specialists can assist you. Please return again to follow our luxury blog.
Photo: Loews Regency New York