New York Road Runners

Mary Wittenberg Stepping Down From Helm Of NY Road RunnersThe organization said Tuesday that Wittenberg's two top deputies, Michael Capiraso and Peter Ciaccia, will take over its leadership.
Competitors Take Off In Annual Empire State Building ClimbHundreds of people will take to the stairs at the Empire State Building on Wednesday night, climbing from the lobby to the 86th-floor observatory.
NYC Marathon Runners Carb Up At Pasta DinnerThousands of hungry runners packed into Central Park a day ahead of the New York City Marathon.
New York Road Runners Honor Visionary Of Five-Borough MarathonThe 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.
Silver, Mutombo, 22 Others To Run NBA Relay At NYC MarathonEach 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.
New York City Marathon Organizers Monitoring Updates On Ebola VirusThe Ebola scare already has the NFL's attention, and now New York City Marathon organizers say they are taking the threat seriously.
Suzy Walsham Of Australia Wins Empire State Building Run-Up For 5th TimeSuzy 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.
Runners Ready To Race Up Empire State BuildingIt'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.
Runners Load Up On Pasta Before MarathonThe night before the marathon, runners loaded up on pasta for its carb content in Central Park.
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.
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.
NYC Marathon Returns As Organizers Wish To Recapture InnocenceThis 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.