Just a quick note that if you entered the lottery for the 2009 New York City Marathon, the results are available. Just do a search for your name in their entrant database:
They are also looking for folks to update their emergency information while they are checking on their status.
Good luck for anybody that tried to get in through the lottery!
There were about 6000 lottery slots open for about 40,000 registrants; the rest of the registrations were guaranteed entries through race performance or fund raising.