New York City Marathon

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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Team Boomer Running To Raise Awareness For Cystic Fibrosis

Thousands of runners will take part in the New York City Marathon on Sunday and many will be running for a good cause.

11/05/2011

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Relatives Of Flight 93 Victims Running Together In NYC Marathon

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.

11/05/2011

Runners at the start of the New York City Marathon - Nov 7, 2010 (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

New York Road Runners Considered Adding Second NYC 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.

11/03/2011

Joe Bastianich (file / credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Restauranteur Joe Bastianich Running In 4th NYC Marathon

There is at least one runner in this Sunday’s New York City Marathon who eats for a living,

11/03/2011

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and officials paint the finish line for the 2011 New York City Marathon in Central Park - New York, NY - Nov 2, 2011 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Mayor Bloomberg, Officials Paint Finish Line For New York City Marathon

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.

11/02/2011

Michelle King Gonzales - Oct 20, 2011 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Iraq War Veteran From Staten Island Running In NYC Marathon

Running long distances became an anchor for Michelle King Gonzales during her three tours in Iraq.

11/02/2011

The men's elite runners make their way through Queens during the New York City Marathon. (AFP PHOTO/DON EMMERT)

Brooklyn’s Sal Polizzi Overcomes Personal Tragedy To Run NYC Marathon

When Sal Polizzi isn’t running the family pizzeria in Bushwick, Brooklyn, he’s running.

11/02/2011

Sam and Andrew Rausa (credit: Sam Rausa/Handout)

NJ Father And Son In NYC Marathon To Outrun Cancer

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!

11/01/2011

Men feed broken tree limbs into a wood chipper in New York's Central Park, Monday, Oct. 31, 2011. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Crews Working To Clean Central Park From Downed Trees Ahead Of NYC Marathon

Nearly a thousand trees were badly damaged in Central Park by the storm.

11/01/2011

Rob Vassilarakis of the Bronx (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Rob Vassilarakis Goes From Living On Streets To Running Them In New York City Marathon

A nosy mom who couldn’t accept her son changed his life forever.

11/01/2011

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Health Scare Inspires Manhattan Woman To Run In New York City Marathon

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.

10/31/2011

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