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.
Running long distances became an anchor for Michelle King Gonzales during her three tours in Iraq.
When Sal Polizzi isn’t running the family pizzeria in Bushwick, Brooklyn, he’s running.
When Sam Rausa of Middletown, New Jersey was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2008, the prognosis wasn’t good. Now, he and his son are hitting the pavement together!
Nearly a thousand trees were badly damaged in Central Park by the storm.
A nosy mom who couldn’t accept her son changed his life forever.
At 28-years-old, Elizabeth Myuello suffered a heart attack brought on by an infection. Against medical advice, she began jogging eventually getting her heart strong enough to race in the New York City Marathon.
Retired softball star Jennie Finch will run the 2011 ING New York City Marathon for charity. She’ll start last in the field, and Timex will donate $1 to NYRR’s youth programs for each person she passes.
Grete Waitz had never run a marathon before the New York City race in October 1978. After it, her name and New York would be forever linked.
Mo Farah of England outsprinted Gebre Gebremariam in the final 200 meters of the NYC Half-Marathon on Sunday, edging the Ethiopian by 2 seconds in a scintillating finish along Manhattan’s West Side Highway.
This year’s New York City Marathon truly was a run for the money – as it raised a record amount for charities.