New York City Marathon
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.
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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.
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Runner Angel Santiago and his training partner may lose some sleep the night before the race but it will be because of excitement, not security concerns. “I know New York is gonna be ready for it,” he said.
Hundreds of police officers will be posted along the route, police helicopters will patrol the skies and police boats will keep watch from New York Harbor and the East River.
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.
With three weeks to go before the New York City Marathon, the first major U.S. race since the Boston Marathon bombings was held Sunday in Chicago.
About 9,000 runners were pounding the pavement in Staten Island on Sunday.
The staging area is slated to be at the federally operated Fort Wadsworth on Staten Island. Organizers of the Nov. 3 race say they’re working with city, state and federal officials to find an alternate site if the shutdown continues.
Starting in 2014, the New York City Marathon will be getting a new sponsor and a new name.
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