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Ironman Triathlon Could Be Moneymaker For Tri-State Area

Saturday will mark the first time the Tri-State Area will play host to the event.


A photograph of Leroy Homer is seen at a memorial service - Chesterfield, NJ - Sep 28, 2001 (credit: TOM MIHALEK/AFP/Getty Images)

WCBS 880 9/11 Series: Kiki Homer Remembers Her Brother – United 93 Pilot Leroy Homer

Kiki Homer and her brother Leroy grew up challenging each other. He always wanted to be a pilot.


Matthew Long is seen on the cover of his book "The Long Run"

Stories From Main Street: New York, NY

Two simple words profoundly changed Matthew Long’s life. “I will.”


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

Charities Come Out Ahead In NYC Marathon

This year’s New York City Marathon truly was a run for the money – as it raised a record amount for charities.


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Sounds From The 2010 ING NYC Marathon

And just like that, the 43,000 plus runners in the 2010 ING New York City Marathon were off.


Racing to the finish line (Photo/Roxanne Geyer,

CBSNewYork On Scene: 2010 ING NYC Marathon

CBSNewYork mobile journalist (MoJo) Roxanne Geyer was live in Central Park with updates throughout the entire 2010 ING New York City Marathon.

CBS New York–11/07/2010

This is what runners will see as they approach the finish line. (Credit: Roxanne Geyer/CBSNewYork)

Marathon Runners Make Issue Of Peru-Yale Dispute

The dispute between Peru and Yale University over Peruvian artifacts has become an issue on the streets of New York.


Rescued Chilean miner Edison "The Runner" Peña  answers questions during a press conference November 4, 2010 in New York. Peña  will be running in this year's New York City Marathon. (Photo credit DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Chilean Miner Takes To Streets For NYC Marathon

The New York City Marathon always brings out the stars of the running world. This year, one of them is someone who’s never competed in any big-time races.


Haile Gebrselassie

Haile Gebrselassie Pulls Out Of NYC Marathon

World-record holder Haile Gebrselassie has pulled out of the New York City Marathon with an apparent right knee injury.


New York City Marathon (credit: AP)

Frigid Morning For NYC Marathon

STATEN ISLAND (CBS 2) — CBS 2′s John Marshall is live on Staten Island at the start of the 2010 ING New York City Marathon for the weather forecast.


Gadi Yarkoni

Blind Israeli Runs Marathon For Man’s Best Friend

When Israeli solider Gadi Yarkoni lost his sight in Lebanon 15 years ago, it only took a short time before he decided he wasn’t going to live in the dark anymore.


Marshall: Cool, Crisps Temps For Weekend

NEW YORK (CBS 2) — Tri-state residents will have the same afternoon as they had Saturday morning weather-wise, CBS 2′s John Marshall reports. Temperatures are expected to reach the upper 40s to lower 50s throughout […]


Rescued miner Edison Pena on the "Late Show With David Letterman." (Courtesy: Worldwide Pants Inc.)

Rescued Miner Steals The Show On ‘Letterman’

Edison Pena gave the term “underground comedy” a whole new meaning when he appeared on The Late Show Thursday night.


New York City Marathon race director Mary Wittenberg is seen at a news conference with rescued Chilean miner Edison Pena - New York, NY - Nov 4, 2010 - Photo: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images

Marathon Race Director Also Running In Race

At 5:15 in the morning, Mary Wittenberg is already on the run in Central Park.


Runners compete in the 2009 New York City Marathon - Nov 1, 2009 - Photo: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images

NYC Marathon Runner Has New Lease On Life

To participate in the New York City Marathon at 69-years-old is outstanding. To do it with a new heart that you just got in January is absolutely unbelievable.