Ryan Reynolds, Edward Norton and more celebrity marathon runners

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Ryan Reynolds, Edward Norton and more celebrity marathon runners
Hottie with a body Ryan Reynolds ran the New York City Marathon in 2008 to raise money for Parkinson's in honor of his father, who suffered from the disease. (Photo by Andrew Savulich/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
He may be all jokes, but Will Ferrell is also a big runner. He was seen here at the Rock 'n' Roll Los Angeles Halloween 1/2 Marathon in 2012, but he's also finished multiple marathons and been a Runner's World Magazine cover model. (Photo by Paul Redmond/Getty Images)
"Baywatch" babe Pamela Anderson walked and ran her way to success at the 2013 New York City Marathon. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Weatherman Al Roker was spotted here running the 2011 Rock 'n' Roll Chicago 1/2 marathon, but he's also completed the 2010 New York City Marathon in 7 hours. He ran to get back into shape! (Photo by Jeff Schear/Getty Images)
Meredith Vieira, 60, earned bragging rights over Al Roker by finishing at 5:59:00, approximately one hour and ten minutes faster than her "Today" co-host. (Photo by Peter Kramer/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
Katie Holmes was all smiles after crossing the finish line in the 2007 New York City Marathon in New York.  She finished with a time of 5:29:58(AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
She's hot to trot! Oprah Winfrey and Stedman Graham ran the 19th Marine Corps Marathon on Oct. 23, 1994 in Arlington,Va. The talk show host was pretty speedy, too. She finished in 4:29:15. (AP Photo/Mark Wilson)
He may give people hell in the kitchen, but outside of the workplace Gordon Ramsey is an avid runner. The host hit the pavement at the crosses Flora London Marathon in London. DIGITAL IMAGE Mandatory Credit: Ian Walton/Getty Images
Put your hands up, Sean 'P.Diddy' Combs! The pop mogul crossed the finish line of the 2003 New York City Marathon in 4:14:54 and he ran on a bum right knee with just two months of training. He also raised $2 million for children, double the amount he planned. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
The kiss of gold! Mario Lopez celebrated crossing the finish line of the 2011 ING New York City Marathon with a time of 4 hours and 23 minutes. (Gary He/ AP Images for MOTOACTV)

Edward Norton was a runner with a cause! The actor ran the 2009 New York City Marathon to raise money for the Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust, an organization promoting sustainable development and protecting the Maasai tribe's home and way of life. The speedy star finished in 3:48:01. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

"Price is Right" host Drew Carey picked up running and dropped nearly 70 pounds. He also crossed the finish line of the '2013 Walt Disney World Marathon. (Photo by Ali Nasser/Disney Parks via Getty Images)

She's a model on a mission! Christy Turlington Burns ran the New York City Marathon to raise money for her charity Every Mother Counts.  (AP Photo/Clancy McCarty)

Bill Rancic was all smiles as he crossed the finish line at the ING New York City Marathon in 2013. He was the very last person to start the race and finished with an unofficial time of 4:57. (Photo by Diane Bondareff/Invision for Timex/AP Images)
"Game of Thrones" star Natalie Dormer, 32, took part in the 2014 London Marathon. (Photo by Inci Gundag/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
Model Agyness Deyn, 31, joined other famous Brits at the London Marathon in 2011. (Photo by Fred Duval/FilmMagic)
For Kate Gosselin, having five kids was nothing compared to the 26.2 miles of the Rock 'n' Roll Las Vegas Marathon. (Photo by Bryan Steffy/WireImage)
Gordon Ramsey isn't the only "Master Chef" marathoner! Tough "Master Chef" judge and chef Joe Bastianich completed a marathon in New York in 2013. (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images for Grana Padano)
Bobby Flay is yet another celeb chef promoting a healthy lifestyle. The Food Network star ran the 2006 New York Marathon. (Photo by Getty Images for Reebok)


Talk about pounding the pavement!

Running a marathon is certainly a big endeavor, but somehow these A-list celebs have found time in their busy schedule to take on training for a strenuous 26.2-mile run.

Not only have some of these celebs trained for the big feat, they've also stood out for their serious athletic prowess. Ryan Reynolds and Edward Norton both completed the New York City Marathon in less than four hours.

Sexy actors aren't the only ones who can keep a quick pace. President George W. Bush hotfooted it across the finish line in the 1993 Houston Marathon faster than both of the big stars above with a nice time of 3 hours and 44 minutes.

In honor of the New York City marathon on Sunday, check out some of the famous faces who've take on some of the biggest foot races in the world.
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