Fred Lebow

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

The men's elite runners make their way through Queens during the New York City Marathon. (AFP PHOTO/DON EMMERT)

Brooklyn’s Sal Polizzi Overcomes Personal Tragedy To Run NYC Marathon

When Sal Polizzi isn’t running the family pizzeria in Bushwick, Brooklyn, he’s running.

11/02/2011

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Ann Liguori: Grete Waitz – A True Hero

Grete Waitz WAS the NYC Marathon! And all of New York embraced this most humble, talented marathoner from Norway. How sad to hear that the 57-year-old succumbed to cancer, a disease she battled since 2005.

WFAN–04/19/2011