Mary Wittenberg

FILE -- Runners make their way through Queens during the 2011 New York City Marathon in New York November 6, 2011. (credit: Getty Images)

Ebola Fears Expected To Have Little Impact On NYC Marathon

There will be runners from around the globe at this year’s TCS New York City Marathon, but none who registered are from the three West African nations plagued by the Ebola outbreak.

10/27/2014

A makeshift memorial along the Boston Marathon course (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Local Runners Look To Settle Unfinished Business at Boston Marathon

The first Boston Marathon since the bombings will be run Monday. Thirty-six thousand runners are set to compete — 9,000 more than last year.

04/20/2014

Members of the New York City Marathon make their way through Queens, NY - Nov 6, 2011 (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

NYC Marathon Returns As Organizers Wish To Recapture Innocence

This NYC Marathon will look different in some ways: more barricades, bag screenings, bomb-sniffing dogs. Runners who returned after signing up for last year will wear special orange wristbands. The whole field will sport yellow and blue ribbons for the Boston victims.

10/29/2013

Medals from the Staten Island Half-Marathon are seen before the race on Oct. 13, 2013. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Staten Island Half-Marathon Helps Raise Money For Superstorm Sandy Recovery

About 9,000 runners were pounding the pavement in Staten Island on Sunday.

10/13/2013

2011 ING New York City Marathon

New Name, Premier Partner Coming For New York City Marathon

Starting in 2014, the New York City Marathon will be getting a new sponsor and a new name.

10/05/2013

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. (credit: Handout)

Officials: Boston Marathon Bombings Suspect Says He And Brother Acted Alone

If convicted, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev could face the death penalty or life in prison.

04/22/2013

Runners participate in an organized 2012 race in Central Park. (Photo by Fernando Leon/Getty Images for British Consulate-General)

NYPD Boosts Security For Weekend Races Due To Boston Copycat Attack Fears

Before the Boston bombings police were treating this Sunday’s road races in Central Park and to the 9/11 Memorial as just two more events in the Big Apple. All they were planning to add were some extra traffic cops. But not now.

04/19/2013

Half Marathoners running through Central Park March 17, 2013 (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Runners Take Part In NYC Half Marathon

The 13.1-mile race through Manhattan began in Central Park at 7:30 a.m.

03/17/2013

New York City Marathon sign (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

NYC Marathon Runners Can Receive Refund Of Entry Fee After Race Was Canceled

New York City Marathon runners can receive a refund of their entry fee after this year’s race was canceled because of Superstorm Sandy.

12/20/2012

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

Liguori: By Helping Sandy Victims, Would-Be Marathoners Turned Negative Into A Positive

For the NYRR’s sake, I hope the attention will not be on how long it took the city to cancel the race, but on the thousands of runners who ended up on Staten Island, who brought food, clothes and suitcases full of goods to those who needed it.

11/05/2012

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

Decision To Run NYC Marathon After Sandy Stirs Debate

Inspiring or inappropriate? New Yorkers and runners from around the world debated whether a marathon should be run with disaster for a backdrop.

11/01/2012

(credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Bloomberg: NYC Marathon Will Be Run; Challenges Ahead After Sandy

Marathon organizers had been moving forward with planning but awaited final word from the city about whether holding the race would be safe and viable with flooding, power outages and transit shutdowns still afflicting the five boroughs.

10/31/2012

New York City Marathon, November 6, 2011. (Photo credit EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

New York City Marathon Organizers Run Away From No-Bags Rule

Many runners check a bag with a change of clothes, cell phone and wallet to pick up at the finish. The rule was so unpopular an online petition drew 1,400 signatures from angry runners, causing the marathon to change course.

09/06/2012

New York City Marathon Kickoff Event in Central Park - New York, NY - Apr 25, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

New York Road Runners Hosts 2012 NYC Marathon Kickoff Event

Today was a big day for those hoping to run 26.2 miles in the 2012 New York City Marathon — including one “ridiculously photogenic guy.”

04/25/2012

New York City Half Marathon (file / credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

NYC Half Marathon Coming Up Sunday, With Larger Field

The St. Patrick’s Day Parade won’t be the only event shutting down city streets this weekend. The New York City Half Marathon is Sunday.

03/16/2012

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