New York City Marathon

Lance Armstrong (file / credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

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

(credit: Tony Duffy/Allsport)

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

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

Charities Come Out Ahead In NYC Marathon

This year’s New York City Marathon truly was a run for the money – as it raised a record amount for charities.

12/02/2010

(Photo EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Gebrselassie Calls Off Short-Lived Retirement

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.

WFAN–11/15/2010

FILE - LIRR Trains (credit: CBS 2)

LIRR Service Restored After Weekend Of Headaches

Service was severely disrupted all weekend as workers completed a new switching station at the railroad’s hub in Jamaica.

11/08/2010

Marathon Winners Gebremariam (L) and Kiplagat (R) (Photo/Getty Images)

NYC Marathon: Guts From Chile, Glory For Ethiopia

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.

11/07/2010

(Credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Sounds From The 2010 ING NYC Marathon

And just like that, the 43,000 plus runners in the 2010 ING New York City Marathon were off.

11/07/2010

Racing to the finish line (Photo/Roxanne Geyer, CBSNewYork.com)

CBSNewYork On Scene: 2010 ING NYC Marathon

CBSNewYork mobile journalist (MoJo) Roxanne Geyer was live in Central Park with updates throughout the entire 2010 ING New York City Marathon.

CBS New York–11/07/2010

Haile Gebrselassie

Gebrselassie’s Retirement Overshadows NYC Marathon

World-record holder Haile Gebrselassie has announced his retirement after dropping out of the New York City Marathon.

11/07/2010

Rescued Chilean miner Edison "The Runner" Peña  answers questions during a press conference November 4, 2010 in New York. Peña  will be running in this year's New York City Marathon. (Photo credit DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Chilean Miner Takes To Streets For NYC 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.

11/07/2010

Edna Kiplagat Wins Women’s Title At NYC Marathon

Edna Kiplagat has won the women’s title at the New York City Marathon.

11/07/2010

Haile Gebrselassie

Haile Gebrselassie Pulls Out Of NYC Marathon

World-record holder Haile Gebrselassie has pulled out of the New York City Marathon with an apparent right knee injury.

11/07/2010

LIRR

LIRR Disruptions Frustrating Commuters

Disruptions on the Long Island Rail Road continued on Sunday at only a third of its schedule.

11/07/2010

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