Staten Island Half-Marathon Helps Raise Money For Superstorm Sandy RecoveryAbout 9,000 runners were pounding the pavement in Staten Island on Sunday.
New Name, Premier Partner Coming For New York City MarathonStarting in 2014, the New York City Marathon will be getting a new sponsor and a new name.
Officials: Boston Marathon Bombings Suspect Says He And Brother Acted AloneIf convicted, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev could face the death penalty or life in prison.
NYPD Boosts Security For Weekend Races Due To Boston Copycat Attack FearsBefore 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.
Runners Take Part In NYC Half Marathon The 13.1-mile race through Manhattan began in Central Park at 7:30 a.m.
NYC Marathon Runners Can Receive Refund Of Entry Fee After Race Was CanceledNew York City Marathon runners can receive a refund of their entry fee after this year's race was canceled because of Superstorm Sandy.
Liguori: By Helping Sandy Victims, Would-Be Marathoners Turned Negative Into A PositiveFor 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.
Decision To Run NYC Marathon After Sandy Stirs DebateInspiring or inappropriate? New Yorkers and runners from around the world debated whether a marathon should be run with disaster for a backdrop.
Bloomberg: NYC Marathon Will Be Run; Challenges Ahead After SandyMarathon 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.
New York City Marathon Organizers Run Away From No-Bags RuleMany runners check a bag with a change of clothes, cell phone and wallet to pick up at the finish. The rule was so unpopular an online petition drew 1,400 signatures from angry runners, causing the marathon to change course.
New York Road Runners Hosts 2012 NYC Marathon Kickoff EventToday was a big day for those hoping to run 26.2 miles in the 2012 New York City Marathon -- including one "ridiculously photogenic guy."