Marathon

CBS2's Kristine Johnson trains for this weekend's New York Marathon. (Credit: CBS2)

Ready To Run: CBS2’s Kristine Johnson Prepares To Take On The New York Marathon

Lots of ghosts and goblins were headed out on Friday night, wondering if the sky would stay clear. But, but they weren’t the only ones with an eye on the weekend weather.

10/31/2014

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Marathon Runners Pack Javitz Center To Pick Up Race Numbers, Merchandise Before Big Day

Runners are converging at Javitz Center for the New York City Marathon Expo ahead of this weekend’s big race.

10/31/2014

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The Tunnel To Towers 5K Run Guide

The 13th annual Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers Run will take place on Sunday, Sept. 28. The event is brings people around the world come together to run in the footsteps of a hero, celebrate the lives of those who died on 9/11 and join forces to do good.

08/21/2014

Eva Casale of Long Island has set out to run seven marathons in as many days. (Credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Woman Completes Self-Inflicted ‘7 Marathons In 7 Days’ Challenge

Eva Casale, 49, ended her self-inflicted foot challenge in her hometown of Glen Cove. She was followed by other runners who joined her along the way.

07/13/2014

Patron gets a haircut during Cutting for a Cure event in Harlem (Credit: CBS 2)

Harlem Barbershop Hosts Cutting for a Cure Event

Barbers from across the country began a 48-hour hair cutting marathon Saturday at Denny Moe’s Superstar Barbershop, shaping the manes of thousands from across the region all in an effort to raise awareness for Cutting for a Cure.

07/12/2014

Eva Casale of Long Island has set out to run seven marathons in as many days. (Credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Woman To Run 7 Marathons In 7 Days To Fight Cancer

Glen Cove resident Eva Casale, 49, is an ultramarathoner who plans to log 183.4 miles in seven consecutive days starting Monday afternoon.

07/07/2014

Swimmer taking part in marathon swim around Manhattan (Credit: CBS 2)

Swimmers Circle Manhattan In Marathon Race

CBS 2’s cameras were rolling as competitors touched a marker in Battery Park City.

06/29/2014

Runners get ready to hit the road for the LI Marathon weekend's 5k Run. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Runners Lace Up For Marathon Weekend On Long Island

A large police presence that included bomb sniffing dogs was on hand. Bags and backpack were not allowed at the start or finish line.

05/03/2014

Renee Pompei-Reynolds will return to the Boston Marathon a year after her run was cut short. (Credit: CBS 2)

Woman Returns To Boston To Complete Marathon Cut Short By Bombings

With just two days to go until the Boston marathon, one New York woman is determined to get back on the race course.

04/19/2014

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (Credit:  Handout)

Federal Prosecutors To Seek Death Penalty Against Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

Federal prosecutors on Thursday announced they will seek the death penalty against 20-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in the Boston Marathon bombing, instantly raising the stakes in what could be one of the most wrenching trials the city has ever seen.

01/30/2014

Marathon start line in Staten Island (credit: Steve Sandberg)

Woman, 86, Dies After Hitting Head On Pavement During NYC Marathon

An 86-year-old California woman has died, after she hit her head on the pavement while competing in the ING New York City Marathon this past weekend.

11/05/2013

Marathon start line in Staten Island (credit: Steve Sandberg)

Woman Suffering From MS Completes 25th NYC Marathon

Zoe Koplowitz suffers from multiple sclerosis, but that has not stopped her from competing in the ING New York City Marathon for 25 years.

11/04/2013

Geoffrey Mutai of Kenya leads the New York City Marathon on November 3, 2013. (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Geoffrey Mutai Of Kenya Wins New York City Marathon For Second Consecutive Time

Geoffrey Mutai of Kenya won the New York City Marathon on Sunday with an unofficial time of 2:08:24. Priscah Jeptoo of Kenya came from behind to win the women’s title.

11/03/2013

A yellow line pays tribute to Boston Marathon bombing victims for the last 400 meters of the race. (credit: Peter Haskell)

New York City Marathon Runners Take Off

Nearly 50,000 runners took off Sunday morning for the ING New York City Marathon.

11/03/2013

A yellow line pays tribute to Boston Marathon bombing victims for the last 400 meters of the race. (credit: Peter Haskell)

NYC Marathon Pays Tribute To Victims Of Boston Bombings

The Boston Marathon bombings brought more than added security measures to New York City for Sunday’s big race.

11/03/2013

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