New York Road Runners

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

A competitor takes part in the 34th Empire State Building Run-Up in New York, Feb. 1, 2011. (credit: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)

Runners Race Up Empire State Building

Thomas Dold of Germany defended his championship status, and set a record for winning the race again.

02/01/2011

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

Amani Toomer with Boomer & Carton

Toomer Passes 20k For Charity In NYC Marathon

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.

WFAN–11/08/2010

New York City Marathon race director Mary Wittenberg is seen at a news conference with rescued Chilean miner Edison Pena - New York, NY - Nov 4, 2010 - Photo: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images

Thousands Warm Up In Friendship Run

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.

11/06/2010

New York City Marathon race director Mary Wittenberg is seen at a news conference with rescued Chilean miner Edison Pena - New York, NY - Nov 4, 2010 - Photo: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images

Marathon Race Director Also Running In Race

At 5:15 in the morning, Mary Wittenberg is already on the run in Central Park.

11/05/2010

(Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images/IAAF)

NYC Marathon: No Talk Of Quitting From The Great Geb

Fortunately for the New York City Marathon, Haile Gebrselassie won’t even talk about retirement.

WFAN–11/01/2010

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