New York Road Runners
Race director Mary Wittenberg says a 93,000 people applied to the lottery and winners were announced today near Columbus Circle.
A distance runner from Tokyo is emerging as the sentimental favorite for Sunday’s New York City Half-Marathon.
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.
Thomas Dold of Germany defended his championship status, and set a record for winning the race again.
This year’s New York City Marathon truly was a run for the money – as it raised a record amount for charities.
Former New York Giants wide receiver Amani Toomer spent his career dodging defenders. He took advantage of those sidestepping skills during the New York City Marathon, earning $1 from Timex for every runner he passed.
Runners from around the world are warming up for Sunday’s New York City Marathon by coming together and running in the annual International Friendship Run.
At 5:15 in the morning, Mary Wittenberg is already on the run in Central Park.
Fortunately for the New York City Marathon, Haile Gebrselassie won’t even talk about retirement.