The New York City Marathon isn’t just a chance for some of the best runners to showcase their talents in one of the greatest cities in the world, it’s also a chance for running footwear brands to flex their creative muscles by paying tribute to the host city with custom NYC-inspired sneakers.
Over the years, brands have gone all out (some more than others) in their efforts to best represent New York City with a shoe, and the results have been quite impressive. Now, with the 2013 edition of the iconic race just days away, we take a look back at some of the best NYC Marathon edition running shoes of all time.
Gurvinder Singh Gandu is a New York City-based writer and wear-tester for Sneaker Report, and contributor to Complex Media. Follow him on Twitter @GurvinderSG for the latest in performance footwear and gear.