A cyclist speeds through Central Park (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYC Parks Dept. Considers Solution To Cyclists Vs. Runners In Central Park

Officials at the New York City Parks Department say that they may have found a solution to the ongoing battle between bikers and joggers in Central Park – a new traffic pattern.


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Runners Are Ditching Their Shoes And Hitting The Road Barefoot

A new trend is emerging for runners, and apparently “less is more.” Runners are hitting the streets without an important piece of gear, their shoes.


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Usain Bolt Uninjured In Jamaica Car Crash

World-record holder and Olympic champion Usain Bolt has been in a car crash in Jamaica, but his publicist says he was not injured.


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Edna Kiplagat Wins 40th Anniversary New York Mini 10K

Edna Kiplagat of Kenya has won the New York Mini 10K race in Central Park.


Running in Central Park

NYC’s 5 Best Running Spots

Whether you’re looking to explore a new part of New York City, find a way to spice up your exercise routine or just enjoy a change of scenery – running is a habit that will serve you well, and NYC is a great place to do it.

CBS New York–11/04/2011

Former New York Rangers captain Mark Messier attends a press conference about the 2011 New York City Marathon in Central Park - New York, NY - Nov 3, 2011 (credit: Andy Kropa/Getty Images)

Former New York Rangers Star Mark Messier Running In NYC Marathon For 9/11 Kids

Instead of lacing skates, a Rangers great will be lacing up his sneakers on Sunday.


Grete Waitz - Oslo, Norway - Sep 23, 2009 (credit: ROALD BERIT/AFP/Getty Images)

2011 New York City Marathon Dedicated To Grete Waitz

Champion marathon runner Grete Waitz was a constant presence on the first weekend in November in Yew York City.


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Restauranteur Joe Bastianich Running In 4th NYC Marathon

There is at least one runner in this Sunday’s New York City Marathon who eats for a living,


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Lance Armstrong Tweet Inspires Flash Mob Of Runners In NYC

Cycling champion Lance Armstrong sent out a tweet for people to join him on a 4 to 5-mile run/jog in Central Park on Sunday evening, and it worked.


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Stories From Main Street: Relay Race From Brooklyn To Catskills To Raise Funds For Cancer Charity

A 200-kilometer mega-marathon relay race fundraiser starting in Brooklyn and ending in the Catskills kicks off this week.


New York City Marathon - Nov 7, 2010 (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Free Running Clinics Being Held In Manhattan Starting This Week

Now that it’s cooled down a little, it’s perfectly safe to get out there for a run once again!


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Record-High Temperature Of 98 Degrees Set At John F. Kennedy Airport

The sweltering, humid weather that made stepping out the front door like stepping into a hot, slick sponge kept its hold on the Tri-State area Tuesday.


Runners of the 2005 New York City Marathon pass through Brooklyn, NY - Nov 6, 2005 - Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Jobless Columbia Grad Finds Time For Marathon Training

Finding time to train for the New York City Marathon is tough, but not for the unemployed.


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Best of New York Bootcamps

by Kimberly Rae Miller Gym memberships aren’t for everyone.  The smells, the crowding, the wait for the treadmill.  If you’re looking to challenge your physique without waiting around in spandex for your turn at the […]

CBS New York–08/24/2010

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NYC Group Touts Benefits Of Running Barefoot

City sidewalks in the summer can be hot, crowded and covered with grime. Most people don’t want their shoes to touch the stuff on the streets — never mind their bare feet.