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.
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.
Zoe Koplowitz suffers from multiple sclerosis, but that has not stopped her from competing in the ING New York City Marathon for 25 years.
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.
Nearly 50,000 runners took off Sunday morning for the ING New York City Marathon.
The Boston Marathon bombings brought more than added security measures to New York City for Sunday’s big race.
The night before the marathon, runners loaded up on pasta for its carb content in Central Park.
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.
As the New York City Marathon approaches thousands of runners are getting into major training mode.
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.
Lelisa Desisa returned his winner’s medal to Mayor Thomas Menino to honor the city and those killed and injured in the bombings.
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It wasn’t the New York City Marathon, but runners still covered 26.2 miles Sunday and finished in Central Park.
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.
Teams from Italy, Spain and Germany were among the runners who began the run shortly after dawn.