New York Road Runners

Half Marathoners running through Central Park March 17, 2013 (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Runners Take Part In NYC Half Marathon

The 13.1-mile race through Manhattan began in Central Park at 7:30 a.m.

03/17/2013

Participants in Empire State Building Run-Up 2012 (credit: esbnyc.com)

Runners Gear Up For Quarter-Mile Climb In Annual Empire State Building Run-Up

Hundreds of people will lace up their sneakers to scale 1,576 steps up the Empire State Building.

02/06/2013

New York City Marathon sign (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

NYC Marathon Runners Can Receive Refund Of Entry Fee After Race Was Canceled

New York City Marathon runners can receive a refund of their entry fee after this year’s race was canceled because of Superstorm Sandy.

12/20/2012

Volunteers On Staten Island (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Liguori: By Helping Sandy Victims, Would-Be Marathoners Turned Negative Into A Positive

For the NYRR’s sake, I hope the attention will not be on how long it took the city to cancel the race, but on the thousands of runners who ended up on Staten Island, who brought food, clothes and suitcases full of goods to those who needed it.

11/05/2012

NYC Marathon runners in 2011 (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

New York City Marathon Canceled Amid Sandy Controversy

The New York City Marathon was canceled early Friday evening, a decision that was widely applauded, even if it did come a lot later than many expected.

11/02/2012

2011 NYC Marathon (credit: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)

Decision To Run NYC Marathon After Sandy Stirs Debate

Inspiring or inappropriate? New Yorkers and runners from around the world debated whether a marathon should be run with disaster for a backdrop.

11/01/2012

New York City Marathon, November 6, 2011. (Photo credit EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

New York City Marathon Organizers Run Away From No-Bags Rule

Many runners check a bag with a change of clothes, cell phone and wallet to pick up at the finish. The rule was so unpopular an online petition drew 1,400 signatures from angry runners, causing the marathon to change course.

09/06/2012

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

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

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New York Road Runners Holds Youth Jamboree In Washington Heights

Kids from all over took part in the race, which was held at the Armory Track.

03/24/2012

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NYC Marathon To Be Aired Live On National TV In 2012

The 2012 New York City Marathon will be shown on live national television for the first time in nearly 20 years.

WFAN–01/09/2012

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

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

Japan's Yuri Kano crosses the finish line of the Nagoya International Women's Marathon on March 14, 2010 in Nagoya city in Aichi prefecture. (Photo credit should read JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images)

Japanese Runner A Sentimental Favorite For NYC Half-Marathon

A distance runner from Tokyo is emerging as the sentimental favorite for Sunday’s New York City Half-Marathon.

03/19/2011

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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