Former New York Giants wide receiver Amani Toomer spent his career dodging defenders. He took advantage of those sidestepping skills during the New York City Marathon, earning $1 from Timex for every runner he passed.
Gebre Gebremariam of Ethiopia has won the men’s title at the New York City Marathon in his debut at the distance. Kenya’s Edna Kiplagat won the women’s title.
The New York City Marathon always brings out the stars of the running world. This year, one of them is someone who’s never competed in any big-time races.
From complete anonymity to worldwide superstardom, Chile’s Edison Pena, one of the 33 miners who survived being trapped in a mine for 70 days, is soaking up the Big Apple’s welcome.
Edison Pena gave the term “underground comedy” a whole new meaning when he appeared on The Late Show Thursday night.
The twelfth miner rescued from Chile’s mine disaster arrives in Manhattan Thursday.
Rescued Chilean miner Edison Pena is aiming to finish the New York City Marathon this Sunday.
Edison Pena has prepared for Sunday’s New York City Marathon like no other competitor: running each morning and afternoon in steel-tipped electrician’s boots that he cut down to ankle-high shoes.
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