Pamela Anderson rose to stardom in the 90s thanks in large part to her role as lifeguard extraordinaire CJ Parker on the action-drama ‘Baywatch’ – among other things.
The Boston Marathon bombings brought more than added security measures to New York City for Sunday’s big race.
Runner Angel Santiago and his training partner may lose some sleep the night before the race but it will be because of excitement, not security concerns. “I know New York is gonna be ready for it,” he said.
As the New York City Marathon approaches thousands of runners are getting into major training mode.
The staging area is slated to be at the federally operated Fort Wadsworth on Staten Island. Organizers of the Nov. 3 race say they’re working with city, state and federal officials to find an alternate site if the shutdown continues.
Organizers announced Thursday that Mutai’s competition in the men’s race Nov. 3 will include reigning world and Olympic champion Stephen Kiprotich of Uganda.
Officials said competitors who were registered for last weekend’s New York City race can enter a lottery to register for the sold-out Nov. 18 race in Philadelphia.
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.
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.
Inspiring or inappropriate? New Yorkers and runners from around the world debated whether a marathon should be run with disaster for a backdrop.
It’s distraction. That’s all. It’s just a little thing. But sports helps keep us sane, even amid the madness and grief.
Marathon organizers had been moving forward with planning but awaited final word from the city about whether holding the race would be safe and viable with flooding, power outages and transit shutdowns still afflicting the five boroughs.
Edna Kiplagat of Kenya has won the New York Mini 10K race in Central Park.
The 2012 New York City Marathon will be shown on live national television for the first time in nearly 20 years.
So he followed in the footsteps of 1994 Stanley Cup champion teammates Mike Richter and Adam Graves by completing the New York City Marathon.