Every number you could ever possibly be curious about when it comes to the New York City Marathon:

RUNNERS:

– 43,660 finishers in 2009; 45,000 expected in 2010

QUIRKY STATS:

– 2,328 portable toilets (1,694 at the start area)

– 16,000 lbs of discarded clothing collected

– 18.5 tons of cups recycled

– 132 bands play the course

– 48 timing locations, 106 clocks

– 52,000 PowerBars distributed at mile 18

– 72 UPS trucks to transport runner baggage

– 18,000 runners transported to the start via Staten Island ferry

– 500 buses used to drive runners to the start

– More than 500,000 photos taken of runners by Brightroom Photography

MARATHON EVE DINNER:

– 6,725 lbs of pasta

– 1,800 lbs of mixed green salad

– 15,000 New York MacIntosh apples

– 18,000 cans of Coors Light beer

– 21,600 bottles of Poland Spring water

RACE DAY FLUIDS:

Amount of Poland Spring Water used (cups):

– 1.6 million on the Course

– 90,000 bottles at the Start

– 45,000 bottles at the Finish

Amount of Gatorade used (cups)

– 687,500 on the Course

– 43,200 at the Start

– 45,000 bottles at the Finish

Number of fluid stations:

– 24 fluid stations, approximately 50 8-foot tables per station

– 4 fluid stations at start (one per start village; one in common area)

AWESOMENESS AT THE STATEN ISLAND START VILLAGE:

– 40,000 cups of Dunkin Donuts coffee

– 20,000 cups of tea

– 42,000 PowerBars

– 33,000 bagels

– 40,000 garbage bags

– 600 plastic table clothes

– Looped instructional CDs in 6 languages: English, Spanish, French, German, Japanese, Italian