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.
Amanda McGrory of the United States set a course record in the women’s wheelchair race
Champion marathon runner Grete Waitz was a constant presence on the first weekend in November in Yew York City.
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.
There is at least one runner in this Sunday’s New York City Marathon who eats for a living,
After joining officials to paint the finish line in Central Park, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said that the park will be ready for this Sunday’s New York City Marathon.