New York Road Runners

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NYC Marathon Runners Carb Up At Pasta Dinner

Thousands of hungry runners packed into Central Park a day ahead of the New York City Marathon.

11/01/2014

Runners cross the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge at the start of the New York City Marathon on Nov. 3, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

New York Road Runners Honor Visionary Of Five-Borough Marathon

The godfather of the five-borough marathon is being inducted into the New York Road Runners’ Hall of Fame on Thursday. But it might not be who you think it is.

10/30/2014

Adam Silver (Photo by Chris Covatta/Getty Images)

Silver, Mutombo, 22 Others To Run NBA Relay At NYC Marathon

Each celebrity will be joined on his or her one-mile leg with a local student who takes part in marathon organizer New York Road Runners’ youth programs.

10/28/2014

Runners prepare to take off. (credit: Monica Miller)

New York City Marathon Organizers Monitoring Updates On Ebola Virus

The Ebola scare already has the NFL’s attention, and now New York City Marathon organizers say they are taking the threat seriously.

10/16/2014

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

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