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Celebrities Running The 2018 NYC Marathon

Is your favorite actress, chef or athlete racing this year's NYC Marathon?

Stay on the lookout for these celebrities this Sunday, November 4 as marathoners take to the streets of New York City!

Ruby Aldridge

Model Ruby Aldridge is preparing to tackle her first-ever 26.2 in support of Parkinson’s Foundation—all while following a plant-based diet.

Tiki Barber

All-time rushing leader for the New York Giants and co-host of Tiki and Tierney on CBS Sports Radio, Tiki is a four-time finisher of the TCS New York City Marathon. Barber, who participates in numerous New York Road Runners races throughout the year, will be running as an official Team for Kids Ambassador.

Chase Carter

The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2018 model will race through the city’s five boroughs in support of NYRR’s Team for Kids.

Michael Chernow

The chef and Meatball Shop co-founder, a longtime running enthusiast, will be running NYC on behalf of City Harvest.

Daniel Churchill

The celebrity chef who hosted Discovery Channel’s Surfing the Menu and serves as the producer of Feast with Friends will run for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

Brian d’Arcy James

As Tony Award-nominated actor Brian d’Arcy James recently explained to ABC7NY, there are a lot of similarities between running and acting—chief among them the importance of maintaining patience!

Megalyn Echikunwoke

The television actress announced plans to run NYC in June and has been training all summer to run for Amref Health Africa.

Erin Hamlin

The four-time Olympian will trade her preferred sport of luge for running this November 4 in support of Women’s Sport Foundation.

Anne Hart

Like Hamlin, Hart too will trade the difficulties winter sports present with an equally tricky task: completing 26.2 miles for Women’s Sport Foundation.

Teri Hatcher

The Desperate Housewives star will race NYC for the second time with her daughter on November 4 in support of Save the Children.

Sara Hendershot

Hendershot will join Hamlin and Hart supporting Women’s Sport Foundation as a representative from the American Olympic rowing team.

Daniel Humm

Joining the Team for Kids crew is Daniel Humm, the chef and co-owner at Eleven Madison Park, NoMad New York, NoMad Los Angeles and Made Nice.

Meb Keflezighi

Keflezighi ran his last competitive race at last year’s 2017 NYC Marathon—but the end of his professional running career has nothing to do with his plans to continue running and racing for fun.

Amelie Mauresmo

The retired tennis pro ran her first NYC Marathon in 2010—and recently confirmed her plans to return to the course on November 4.

Nev Schulman

The Catfish host and executive producer will race through the city in support of NYRR’s Team for Kids.

Genesis Suero

2018’s Miss New York USA will run the NYC Marathon as a representative of Team for Kids.

And don’t forget about the amazing pro women—a few of whom have won the New York City Marathon in years past—who will be tackling the distance with their eyes on the prize! Take a look at our pro race preview here and follow all of Women’s Running‘s TCS New York City Marathon coverage here.