Team Interactive: Outside magazine’s New York Marathon tips
MILE 0: Take energy bars and a sports drink to the starting line. The wait is so long, you’ll get hungry.
MILE 1–2: Start slow. Really slow. If you charge up and down the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, it will haunt you later.
MILE 3: Bring a bottle. You need 4 to 6 ounces of…
MILE -1: Keep all this stuff in your head. You’re going to start hallucinating at mile 18.