Series I consists of four boxes of finisher medals. The series includes a full run of finisher medals from the New York City Marathon from 1976 to 2014. Up to four copies of each medal has been preserved in the NYRR Archives, with one copy on permanent display at the NYRR Run Center. Of particular note is a VIP medal from the 1981 NYC Marathon and the two designs for the 2005 medal featuring the likeness of Fred Lebow.
This series also consists of medals from the New York City Half Marathon, Brooklyn Half Marathon, New York Mini, More Marathon, More Half Marathon, Empire State Building Run-Up, Fifth Avenue Mile, Poland Spring Marathon Kickoff, and NYC Run to Liberty, dating from 2000-2015, as well as Club Night nominee, Mighty Miler, and generic adult and kids' running medals.
1 box contains medals from non-NYRR races, dating from 1988 to 2011. Among the races represented are: the Chicago Marathon, Quebec City Marathon, Philadelphia Half-Marathon, and the United States Air Force Marathon.
This series also includes several framed New York City Marathon finisher medals, dating from 1990-1999 and 2002-2003.