New York City Marathon
New York City Marathon runners can receive a refund of their entry fee after this year’s race was canceled because of Superstorm Sandy.
The group New York Runners In Support Of Staten Island has organized more than 1,500 runners to deliver much-needed supplies and support to storm-devastated communities.
Teams from Italy, Spain and Germany were among the runners who began the run shortly after dawn.
The New York City Marathon was canceled early Friday evening, a decision that was widely applauded, even if it did come a lot later than many expected.
Staten Islanders Help Each Other Recover From Sandy; Relief Fund Set Up For Residents Of The Borough
Hundreds of thousands of dollars poured into the Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers Foundation in the first hour after the relief effort was announced.
Inspiring or inappropriate? New Yorkers and runners from around the world debated whether a marathon should be run with disaster for a backdrop.
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.
The 2012 New York City Marathon is this Sunday, November 4 and there is at least one element of the race that is out of the hands any human being.
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.
By then it will still be less than three months since the Olympic race.
How do you top the New York City Marathon as a test of endurance and strength? With the Ironman Triathlon, which makes its NYC debut on Saturday.
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.”
The New York City Marathon isn’t the only race of note this month in Central Park. The Ronald McDonald House New York Kids Charity Fun Run is this Saturday.
Thousands of runners will take part in the New York City Marathon on Sunday and many will be running for a good cause.
Ten years after the 9/11 attacks, relatives of the heroic passengers of Flight 93 are running together in the New York City Marathon to raise money and awareness for the Flight 93 memorial in Shanksville, Penn.