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New York City Marathon

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

Meb Keflezighi is seen after completing the men's marathon at the London Olympics - Aug 12, 2012 (credit: ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/GettyImages)

Entire U.S. Olympic Marathon Team To Race In 2012 NYC Marathon

By then it will still be less than three months since the Olympic race.

08/29/2012

The George Washington Bridge and the Palisades are seen from Chopper 880 over the Hudson River (credit: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880)

Ironman Triathlon Comes To New York City, Palisades On Saturday

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.

08/06/2012

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

Ronald McDonald House Kids Charity Fun Run (file / credit: Ronald McDonald House)

Stories From Main Street: Ronald McDonald House Central Park Fun Run Nov. 12

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.

11/07/2011

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