Mary Wittenberg

(credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

NYC Marathon To Be Aired Live On National TV In 2012

The 2012 New York City Marathon will be shown on live national television for the first time in nearly 20 years.

WFAN–01/09/2012

Grete Waitz - Oslo, Norway - Sep 23, 2009 (credit: ROALD BERIT/AFP/Getty Images)

2011 New York City Marathon Dedicated To Grete Waitz

Champion marathon runner Grete Waitz was a constant presence on the first weekend in November in Yew York City.

11/03/2011

Runners at the start of the New York City Marathon - Nov 7, 2010 (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

New York Road Runners Considered Adding Second NYC Marathon

With the New York City Marathon (the world’s largest) growing in popularity, race organizers say making it a two-day event has been considered.

11/03/2011

Competitors cross the finish line in Central Park for the New York City Marathon - New York, NY - Nov 7, 2010 (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Running In The New York City Marathon Means Winning A Lottery, Literally

Race director Mary Wittenberg says a 93,000 people applied to the lottery and winners were announced today near Columbus Circle.

04/27/2011

Japan's Yuri Kano crosses the finish line of the Nagoya International Women's Marathon on March 14, 2010 in Nagoya city in Aichi prefecture. (Photo credit should read JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images)

Japanese Runner A Sentimental Favorite For NYC Half-Marathon

A distance runner from Tokyo is emerging as the sentimental favorite for Sunday’s New York City Half-Marathon.

03/19/2011

New York City Marathon race director Mary Wittenberg is seen at a news conference with rescued Chilean miner Edison Pena - New York, NY - Nov 4, 2010 - Photo: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images

Thousands Warm Up In Friendship Run

Runners from around the world are warming up for Sunday’s New York City Marathon by coming together and running in the annual International Friendship Run.

11/06/2010

New York City Marathon race director Mary Wittenberg is seen at a news conference with rescued Chilean miner Edison Pena - New York, NY - Nov 4, 2010 - Photo: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images

Marathon Race Director Also Running In Race

At 5:15 in the morning, Mary Wittenberg is already on the run in Central Park.

11/05/2010

The runners of the New York City Marathon pass through Williamsburg - Brooklyn, NY - Nov 1, 2009 - Photo: Afton Almaraz/Getty Images

Charity Not Suffering At New York City Marathon

Charities have benefited from the long odds of getting into the New York City Marathon.

11/02/2010

Edison Pena (Credit: Photo/Associated Press)

Rescued Chilean Miner Plans To Run In NYC Marathon

The Chilean miner who jogged in the tunnels while trapped underground not only will attend Sunday’s New York City Marathon — he wants to run it

11/01/2010

(Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images/IAAF)

NYC Marathon: No Talk Of Quitting From The Great Geb

Fortunately for the New York City Marathon, Haile Gebrselassie won’t even talk about retirement.

WFAN–11/01/2010

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