Thomas Dold

Participants in Empire State Building Run-Up 2012 (credit:

Runners Gear Up For Quarter-Mile Climb In Annual Empire State Building Run-Up

Hundreds of people will lace up their sneakers to scale 1,576 steps up the Empire State Building.


A competitor takes part in the 34th Empire State Building Run-Up in New York, Feb. 1, 2011. (credit: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)

Runners Race Up Empire State Building

Thomas Dold of Germany defended his championship status, and set a record for winning the race again.