Interesting to note Crammy's thoughts in the lead-up:
Over here you would think no-one else other than Armstrong was running in New York.
So now I am committed to racing I just have to make sure I beat him. It's quite something going into a race knowing I have to beat a cyclist!
He is treated like a god in the States and people seriously think he could win it – they haven't got a clue.
Apparently, the seven-time Tour de France winner has been training and he reckons he can get round in around two-and-a-half hours.