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An NYPD truck drops off crowd control barriers at the finish line of the New York City Marathon on October 31, 2013 as preparations continue for the November 3 race. (Photo by Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

NYPD Has ‘Sophisticated Network’ Of Mobile Security Cameras In Place For NYC Marathon

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.

11/01/2013

Members of the New York City Marathon make their way through Queens, NY - Nov 6, 2011 (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

NYC Marathon Returns As Organizers Wish To Recapture Innocence

This NYC Marathon will look different in some ways: more barricades, bag screenings, bomb-sniffing dogs. Runners who returned after signing up for last year will wear special orange wristbands. The whole field will sport yellow and blue ribbons for the Boston victims.

10/29/2013

Runners participate in an organized 2012 race in Central Park. (Photo by Fernando Leon/Getty Images for British Consulate-General)

NYPD Boosts Security For Weekend Races Due To Boston Copycat Attack Fears

Before the Boston bombings police were treating this Sunday’s road races in Central Park and to the 9/11 Memorial as just two more events in the Big Apple. All they were planning to add were some extra traffic cops. But not now.

04/19/2013

New York City Marathon sign (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

NYC Marathon Runners Can Receive Refund Of Entry Fee After Race Was Canceled

New York City Marathon runners can receive a refund of their entry fee after this year’s race was canceled because of Superstorm Sandy.

12/20/2012

Volunteers On Staten Island (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Liguori: By Helping Sandy Victims, Would-Be Marathoners Turned Negative Into A Positive

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.

11/05/2012

NYC Marathon runners in 2011 (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

New York City Marathon Canceled Amid Sandy Controversy

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.

11/02/2012

2011 NYC Marathon (credit: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images), devastation from Sandy  (credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Palladino: In Wake Of Sandy, We Need Sports

It’s distraction. That’s all. It’s just a little thing. But sports helps keep us sane, even amid the madness and grief.

11/01/2012

(credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Jennie Finch To Follow In Amani Toomer’s Footsteps, Run NYC Marathon For Charity

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.

WFAN–09/07/2011