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New York Road Runners

The Empire State Building as seen from 5th Avenue - April 30, 2013 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Suzy Walsham Of Australia Wins Empire State Building Run-Up For 5th Time

Suzy Walsham of Australia made the record books Wednesday, as she won among the women competitors in the annual Empire State Building Run-up for a fifth time.

02/05/2014

A competitor takes part in the 34th Empire State Building Run-Up in New York, Feb. 1, 2011. (credit: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)

Runners Ready To Race Up Empire State Building

It’s up, up and away! More than 500 people will be taking the long way to the 86th floor observatory at the Empire State Building — via the stairs.

02/05/2014

Go Green With Pesto And Pasta

Runners Load Up On Pasta Before Marathon

The night before the marathon, runners loaded up on pasta for its carb content in Central Park.

11/03/2013

An NYPD truck drops off crowd control barriers at the finish line of the New York City Marathon on October 31, 2013 as preparations continue for the November 3 race. (Photo by Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

NYPD Has ‘Sophisticated Network’ Of Mobile Security Cameras In Place For NYC Marathon

Runner Angel Santiago and his training partner may lose some sleep the night before the race but it will be because of excitement, not security concerns. “I know New York is gonna be ready for it,” he said.

11/01/2013

Members of the New York City Marathon make their way through Queens, NY - Nov 6, 2011 (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

NYPD Beefing Up Security For New York City Marathon

Hundreds of police officers will be posted along the route, police helicopters will patrol the skies and police boats will keep watch from New York Harbor and the East River.

10/31/2013

Members of the New York City Marathon make their way through Queens, NY - Nov 6, 2011 (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

NYC Marathon Returns As Organizers Wish To Recapture Innocence

This NYC Marathon will look different in some ways: more barricades, bag screenings, bomb-sniffing dogs. Runners who returned after signing up for last year will wear special orange wristbands. The whole field will sport yellow and blue ribbons for the Boston victims.

10/29/2013

Runners start in the 2013 Bank of America Chicago Marathon on October 13, 2013 in Chicago. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Chicago Marathon Marks First Major U.S. Race Since Boston Bombings

With three weeks to go before the New York City Marathon, the first major U.S. race since the Boston Marathon bombings was held Sunday in Chicago.

10/13/2013

Medals from the Staten Island Half-Marathon are seen before the race on Oct. 13, 2013. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Staten Island Half-Marathon Helps Raise Money For Superstorm Sandy Recovery

About 9,000 runners were pounding the pavement in Staten Island on Sunday.

10/13/2013

2011 ING New York City Marathon

New Name, Premier Partner Coming For New York City Marathon

Starting in 2014, the New York City Marathon will be getting a new sponsor and a new name.

10/05/2013

Increased security at Central Park 4-miler. April 21, 2013. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Security High As Runners Take Part In Two Races Around The City

There are increased security measures like bomb-sniffing dogs and a no backpacks rule in effect for the four-mile “Run For The Park” race in Central Park and the 9/11 Memorial 5K run and walk in Lower Manhattan.

04/21/2013

Runners participate in an organized 2012 race in Central Park. (Photo by Fernando Leon/Getty Images for British Consulate-General)

NYPD Boosts Security For Weekend Races Due To Boston Copycat Attack Fears

Before the Boston bombings police were treating this Sunday’s road races in Central Park and to the 9/11 Memorial as just two more events in the Big Apple. All they were planning to add were some extra traffic cops. But not now.

04/19/2013

Jill Staats of the Bronx shows off her bib for Sunday's City Parks Foundation Run for the Parks - April 19, 2013 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Runners Prepare For Central Park Race Amid Boston Manhunt

This Sunday is the City Parks Foundation Run for the Parks 4-mile race in Central Park and the bombings at Monday’s Boston Marathon are certainly on the minds of the runners.

04/19/2013

Half Marathoners running through Central Park March 17, 2013 (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Runners Take Part In NYC Half Marathon

The 13.1-mile race through Manhattan began in Central Park at 7:30 a.m.

03/17/2013

Participants in Empire State Building Run-Up 2012 (credit: esbnyc.com)

Runners Gear Up For Quarter-Mile Climb In Annual Empire State Building Run-Up

Hundreds of people will lace up their sneakers to scale 1,576 steps up the Empire State Building.

02/06/2013

New York City Marathon sign (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

NYC Marathon Runners Can Receive Refund Of Entry Fee After Race Was Canceled

New York City Marathon runners can receive a refund of their entry fee after this year’s race was canceled because of Superstorm Sandy.

12/20/2012

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