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.
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.
Service was severely disrupted all weekend as workers completed a new switching station at the railroad’s hub in Jamaica.
Gebre Gebremariam of Ethiopia has won the men’s title at the New York City Marathon in his debut at the distance. Kenya’s Edna Kiplagat won the women’s title.
And just like that, the 43,000 plus runners in the 2010 ING New York City Marathon were off.
CBSNewYork mobile journalist (MoJo) Roxanne Geyer was live in Central Park with updates throughout the entire 2010 ING New York City Marathon.
World-record holder Haile Gebrselassie has announced his retirement after dropping out of the New York City Marathon.
The New York City Marathon always brings out the stars of the running world. This year, one of them is someone who’s never competed in any big-time races.
Edna Kiplagat has won the women’s title at the New York City Marathon.
World-record holder Haile Gebrselassie has pulled out of the New York City Marathon with an apparent right knee injury.