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.
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.
Saturday will mark the first time the Tri-State Area will play host to the event.
Kiki Homer and her brother Leroy grew up challenging each other. He always wanted to be a pilot.
Two simple words profoundly changed Matthew Long’s life. “I will.”
This year’s New York City Marathon truly was a run for the money – as it raised a record amount for charities.
And just like that, the 43,000 plus runners in the 2010 ING New York City Marathon were off.
CBSNewYork mobile journalist (MoJo) Roxanne Geyer was live in Central Park with updates throughout the entire 2010 ING New York City Marathon.