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New York City Marathon

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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

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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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Lance Armstrong Tweet Inspires Flash Mob Of Runners In NYC

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.

09/19/2011

Competitors cross the finish line in Central Park for the New York City Marathon - New York, NY - Nov 7, 2010 (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Running In The New York City Marathon Means Winning A Lottery, Literally

Race director Mary Wittenberg says a 93,000 people applied to the lottery and winners were announced today near Columbus Circle.

04/27/2011

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Ann Liguori: Grete Waitz – A True Hero

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.

WFAN–04/19/2011

Runners compete in the 2010 New York City Marathon - Nov 7, 2010 - Photo: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images

NYPD Proposes Fee On NYC Marathon, Other Races

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.

02/10/2011

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