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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

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)

Police Ready As 45,000 Runners Plan To Participate In New York City Marathon

The New York City Marathon was set to begin within 24 hours Saturday, and the NYPD has pulled out all the stops for security in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings earlier this year.

11/02/2013

Runners compete in the 2010 New York City Marathon - Nov 7, 2010 - Photo: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images

Dr. Max Gomez: Preventing Common Running Injuries

As the New York City Marathon approaches thousands of runners are getting into major training mode.

10/11/2013

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The Tunnel To Towers 5K Run Guide

The 12th annual Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers Run will take place on Sunday, Sept. 29. 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.

09/24/2013

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Boston Marathon Winner Honors Victims By Returning His Medal

Lelisa Desisa returned his winner’s medal to Mayor Thomas Menino to honor the city and those killed and injured in the bombings.

06/23/2013

2011 NYC Marathon (credit: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)

Stories From Main Street: New Rochelle Man Runs Monthly Marathons In Honor Of His Wife’s Breast Cancer Battle

Tom Dente starting running marathons in a typical way. But then his wife Liz was diagnosed with breast cancer and running took on new meaning.

04/01/2013

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First Co-Ed Marathon Held Entirely Within Central Park In Nearly 40 Years

It wasn’t the New York City Marathon, but runners still covered 26.2 miles Sunday and finished in Central Park.

02/24/2013

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West Point Cadets To Run Ceremonial Game Ball To Army Vs. Navy Game

The U.S. Military Academy’s 19-member marathon team will run a ceremonial game ball from West Point in the Hudson Valley to Philadelphia about 140 miles south.

12/01/2012

Volunteers On Staten Island (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Marathoners Run 26.2 Miles Despite Cancellation Of NYC Marathon; Others Volunteer On Staten Island

Teams from Italy, Spain and Germany were among the runners who began the run shortly after dawn.

11/04/2012

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