New York City Marathon
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.
With the New York City Marathon (the world’s largest) growing in popularity, race organizers say making it a two-day event has been considered.
There is at least one runner in this Sunday’s New York City Marathon who eats for a living,
After joining officials to paint the finish line in Central Park, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said that the park will be ready for this Sunday’s New York City Marathon.
Running long distances became an anchor for Michelle King Gonzales during her three tours in Iraq.
When Sal Polizzi isn’t running the family pizzeria in Bushwick, Brooklyn, he’s running.
When Sam Rausa of Middletown, New Jersey was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2008, the prognosis wasn’t good. Now, he and his son are hitting the pavement together!
Nearly a thousand trees were badly damaged in Central Park by the storm.