From models to former Olympians, they stack some impressive times:

Pam Anderson, Gordon Ramsay: Can You Beat These 15 Celebrity Marathon Times? Slideshow


Pamela Anderson

Time: 5 hours, 41 minutes Race: 2013 New York City Marathon "Yeah, I finished, it was hard," Anderson said on The Ellen Show after the race. "Those last five miles. It was like giving birth and then being told to run as you're giving birth.” It was the buxom blonde’s first marathon, and she raised $76,000 with her brother for the J/P Haitian Relief Organization, a nonprofit founded by actor Sean Penn. (Here's a list of reasons You Shouldn't Run a Marathon now and, for future races, how to set yourself up for success.)


Tedy Bruschi

Time: 4 hours, 47 minutes, 44 seconds Race: 2014 Boston Marathon The ESPN analyst and former New England Patriots linebacker ran this marathon for his charity Tedy's Team, which raises funds for stroke research. (He had a stroke of his own in 2005.) Bruschi also ran Boston in 2012 in a time of 5:26 when the temperatures were abnormally hot. "At 3 a.m. that night I had to go to the hospital to get IVs,” he told Runner's World. “I was like, 'Holy smokes, how could anyone do this!' ” (Find out the essential facts about suffering a stroke -- including prevention and treatment.)


Bill Rancic

Time: 4:57 Race: 2013 New York City Marathon This isn't Bill Rancic's first marathon, but the first winner of The Apprentice started this race in dead last with the goal of raising money with each runner he passed for the Fab-U-Wish charity that supports women fighting breast and ovarian cancer. (The charity was started by his wife, E! News host Giuliana Rancic.) "I knew this would be a special day for a lot of reasons, but I'm overwhelmed by the support of this city," he said to Runner’s World after the race. (Be strong, energetic, and healthy like you were at 25!)


Christy Turlington Burns

Time: 4:20 Race: 2011 New York City Marathon Her first marathon in 2011 was her fastest, but the supermodel also ran the 2013 New York City Marathon in 4:35 for the charity Every Mother Counts, an organization that supports safe pregnancies and childbirth worldwide. Turlington kept her fans posted on her pre- and post-race moments via her Instagram account, including outfit choices. “What to wear? Shorts or pants?” (Read about these 5 common running shoe claims before buying your next pair.)


Natalie Morales

Time: 3:34:45 Race: 2014 Boston Marathon The Today Show co-anchor trained for the 2014 Boston Marathon by running laps in Central Park, and ran for The One Fund and the Challenged Athletes Foundation charities that benefited bombing victims. Morales had five marathons under her belt, her fastest time coming from the 2006 Hartford Marathon, where she clocked in at 3:31. (She was also featured in Runner's World's "I'm a Runner" series back in 2008.) If you're looking to go harder for your next big race, spend more time in the weight room to become a more powerful and injury-free runner.


Patrick Wilson

Time: 3:32:35 Race: 2013 New York City Marathon The Insidious 2 and Golden Globe-nominated actor for Angels in America finished the 2013 New York Marathon with an impressive time after the 2012 race was cancelled because of Hurricane Sandy. He ran for Michael J. Fox’s Foundation for Parkinson’s Research. “Running has always been a part of my life ... just not to this extent,” he told the Michael J. Fox Foxfeed Blog. “It's athletic meditation to me.”


Summer Sanders

Time: 3:25:35 Race: 2014 Boston Marathon The former Olympian’s fastest marathon was in the New York City Marathon in 2002, where she clocked in at 3:17. Sanders also ran the 2014 Boston Marathon a year after finishing before the blasts at the finish line. “At the end of a marathon, it's going to hurt whether you're speeding up or slowing down," she told Runner's World. "You may as well push."


Joey McIntyre

Time: 3:48:11 Race: 2014 Boston Marathon The former New Kids On The Block member ran the Boston Marathon for the second year in a row in his hometown of Boston. He finished the 2013 race just five minutes before the blasts at the finish line. He tweeted after finishing the 2014 race, "3:48:11 baby!!! #BostonMarathon. Couldn't have done it without you guys!!"


Michelle Beadle

Time: 6:08:22 Race: 2013 New York City Marathon The co-host of ESPN's SportsNation took her first stab at long-distance races in the summer of 2013 when she ran the Rock 'n' Roll Chicago Half Marathon, clocking in at 2:28. She actually took to Twitter during her marathon in NYC, tweeting: "Mile 20. Our bodies have begun to fail us. We are in survival mode. And making our way to beer."



Time: 3:41:49 Race: 2012 Los Angeles Marathon An avid runner, the Red Hot Chili Pepper bass player described why he was aching to run longer to Runner's World: "I was never much of a runner before -- maybe a little jog here and there, probably never more than a mile in my whole life. Last year, I read Born to Run and it affected me profoundly -- the concept of our bodies being used for their real purpose when they're running. I thought, 'F–k it. I'm gonna run a marathon and raise money for the Silverlake Conservatory of Music.'"


Gordon Ramsay

Time: 4:26:21 Race: 2012 London Marathon The celebrity chef and restaurateur is a beast outside the kitchen -- and on the race course. Besides marathons, Ramsay is also an Ironman athlete. In 2013 he finished the Ironman World Championship in Kona, Hawaii, in 14:04:48, finishing the swim in 1:20, the bike ride in 6:35, and the marathon in just under 6 hours. "I look like a bloody piece of asparagus!" Ramsay told Triathlete magazine during his training.


Sean Astin

Time: 4:31 Race: 2013 Chicago Marathon The Lord of the Rings actor finished the Chicago marathon his fourth -- slightly slower in 2013. A lifelong runner, Astin recalled his struggle during filming the Lord of the Rings trilogy, when he was forced to take a running hiatus in order to stay plump to play his character Samwise Gamgee. "Lord of the Rings was the single-greatest professional experience of my life and I would do it again in a heartbeat, but the fact that I couldn't run was absolutely excruciating," Astin told Runner's World. He also divulged his fastest marathon time: in 1998, he ran a 4:04.


Richard Blais

Time: 4:33:15 Race: 2013 New York City Marathon The Top Chef All-Stars winner ran the NYC Marathon in 2011 for the first time. "I discard clothing throughout. It's a habit, and gives me a weird reward," he explained to Bravo. "So I'll lose a jacket at the start, a hat, a long-sleeve shirt and maybe a pair of sunglasses along the way." The reason he runs? To eat, of course. "[Running] lets me taste what I need to, eat out, and just be comfortable with food."


Alison Sweeney

Time: 4:31:15 Race: 2013 Los Angeles Marathon An experienced half-marathoner, Sweeney took a stab at a full marathon after being inspired by Biggest Loser contestants, who have run a full marathon in some of the season finales. "People often asked me if I had ever run one, and I had to admit that I hadn't,” she told Runner's World. But the idea sat in my subconscious, and I started thinking, Why can't I?'"


Uzo Aduba

Time: 5:17:57 Race: 2013 NYC Marathon The first-time marathoner and Orange Is the New Black star tweeted after the race, "It's not a challenge if it doesn't change you." Aduba ran for Team Continuum, a charity to help families of cancer patients cope and take care of medical expenses. In total, she raised $3,515.

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