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.


Runners of the 2005 New York City Marathon pass through Brooklyn, NY - Nov 6, 2005 - Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Jobless Columbia Grad Finds Time For Marathon Training

Finding time to train for the New York City Marathon is tough, but not for the unemployed.


Ethan Zohn arrives at Stand Up To Cancer at Sony Pictures Studios - Culver City, CA - Sep 10, 2010 - Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images

TV, Real Life “Survivor” Running NYC Marathon

He was the mop-top, million dollar winner of “Survivor: Africa,” but 36-year-old Ethan Zohn made the cover of People magazine for a very different challenge: cancer.


Runners of the 2009 New York City Marathon pass through Williamsburg - Brooklyn, NY - Nov 1, 2009 - Photo: Afton Almaraz/Getty Images

Meet The Face Of The New York City Marathon

On the sides of city buses and on the subways, on light pole banners and magazines, you’ll see her. Her name is Veronica Velasquez.


The runners of the New York City Marathon pass through Williamsburg - Brooklyn, NY - Nov 1, 2009 - Photo: Afton Almaraz/Getty Images

Charity Not Suffering At New York City Marathon

Charities have benefited from the long odds of getting into the New York City Marathon.


Runners participate in the New York City Marathon - Nov 1, 2009 - Photo: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images

Army Vet Running NYC Marathon In Brother’s Memory

Sarah Shea is running her first NYC Marathon – in honor of her younger brother Ryan, who died while competing for a spot on the U.S. men’s marathon team.


New York Giants wide receiver Amani Toomer is seen during Media Day for Super Bowl XLII at University of Phoenix Stadium - Glendale, AZ - Jan 29, 2008 - Photo: Scott Halleran/Getty Images

Former Giants WR Amani Toomer Running In Marathon

A few months and a few pounds after leaving the NFL, Amani Toomer had an “aha!” moment.