New York City Marathon
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.
A nosy mom who couldn’t accept her son changed his life forever.
At 28-years-old, Elizabeth Myuello suffered a heart attack brought on by an infection. Against medical advice, she began jogging eventually getting her heart strong enough to race in the New York City Marathon.
Cycling champion Lance Armstrong sent out a tweet for people to join him on a 4 to 5-mile run/jog in Central Park on Sunday evening, and it worked.
Race director Mary Wittenberg says a 93,000 people applied to the lottery and winners were announced today near Columbus Circle.
Grete Waitz WAS the NYC Marathon! And all of New York embraced this most humble, talented marathoner from Norway. How sad to hear that the 57-year-old succumbed to cancer, a disease she battled since 2005.
The issue centers on so-called “noncharitable athletic parades” with registration fees. The NYPD is thinking about charging the full cost for such work as controlling traffic and shutting down streets.
This year’s New York City Marathon truly was a run for the money – as it raised a record amount for charities.
Ethiopian long-distance great Haile Gebrselassie says he has changed his mind about retiring and will compete again. Gebrselassie had announced his sudden retirement after pulling out of the NYC Marathon.