New York Mayor Ed Koch, draws the first of 8,000 names to be drawn for participation in the Oct. 24 New York City Marathon. The drawing took place at City Hall, in New York, Tuesday, August 2, 1982, Koch is assisted by Kurt Steiner, far left, of the New York Road Runner Club and Fred Lebow, President of the New York City Marathon. Charles Countryman of Manhattan was the first name drawn from the barrel. (AP Photo/Mario Cabrera)