Fans, family, and friends can track their runner via SMS text message through Athlete Alert. It's simple!
Once the NYRR Athlete Alert registration system opens (during race week), anyone can sign up to receive texts tracking the splits of up to three runners. Splits will be recorded at the 5km, 10km, 15km, 20km, 25km, 30km, 35km, 40km, and the finish.
On-Demand tracking will also be available on race day. Users can text their runner's race number to request the latest recorded split whenever
iPhone / iPad / iPod Touch users, don't forget to download the free marathon mobile app at the iTunes store. Coming on Monday, November 1.