New York City Marathon

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

Runners start in the 2013 Bank of America Chicago Marathon on October 13, 2013 in Chicago. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Chicago Marathon Marks First Major U.S. Race Since Boston Bombings

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.

10/13/2013

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

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

Continuing Government Shutdown Could Impact NYC Marathon

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.

10/11/2013

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

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

Stories From Main Street: New Rochelle Man Runs Monthly Marathons In Honor Of His Wife’s Breast Cancer Battle

Tom Dente starting running marathons in a typical way. But then his wife Liz was diagnosed with breast cancer and running took on new meaning.

04/01/2013

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

Marathon runners bring gifts to Staten Islanders (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880

Marathoners Bring Gifts To Spread Holiday Cheer On Storm-Ravaged Staten Island

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.

12/16/2012

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

Marathoners Run 26.2 Miles Despite Cancellation Of NYC Marathon; Others Volunteer On Staten Island

Teams from Italy, Spain and Germany were among the runners who began the run shortly after dawn.

11/04/2012

NYC Marathon runners in 2011 (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

New York City Marathon Canceled Amid Sandy Controversy

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.

11/02/2012

Staten Island (Credit: Isabella Franceschi)

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.

11/02/2012

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

Elite men on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge during the 2010 New York City Marathon (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

New York City Marathon’s Biggest Concern: Weather

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.

10/29/2012

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

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