Central Park Running Loop Named After Black Olympian Ted CorbittCorbitt trained in Central Park and was the first African American to compete in an Olympic marathon.
Black History Is Our History: New York City Marathon Director Remembers Trailblazing Long-Distance Runner Ted CorbittIt would be hard to find a serious runner who hasn't heard of Ted Corbitt, a trailblazer who became the first president of the New York Road Runners and helped bring the city marathon to all 5 boroughs.
New York City Half Marathon Delayed Again Due To PandemicRunners who registered to participate in the 2021 race will get a refund or can defer entry to 2022.
2020 TCS New York City Marathon Canceled Due To Coronavirus ConcernsThe ongoing coronavirus pandemic has claimed another treasured New York event.
Why Don't The Rules Apply? Some Runners, Bicyclists On Long Island Not Abiding By Mask DirectivesIt's not a request; it's an order. If you can't maintain a six-foot social distance, wear a mask.
41st Annual Midnight Run Draws About 5,000 ParticipantsIt started out with a bang as a huge fireworks display exploded over West 72nd Street.
New York Road Runners To Add Drug Testing To Several RacesA prominent road-racing group will begin randomly testing top finishers for performance-enhancing drugs in a number of races it sponsors beginning next year.
New York Road Runners Offers Free Wheelchair Training Program For Young AthletesNew York Road Runners is offering a free youth wheelchair training program, offering new opportunities for athletes of all types to compete.
Interview: NYRR Teaches High School Seniors To 'Run For The Future'On Sunday, CBS2 welcomed members of the New York Road Runners' "Run for the Future" program to the studio to talk about their experiences.
Bronx Teacher Inspiring Students To RunThe New York Road Runners' Young Runners program partners with the school, and many of its students will run through the TCS Marathon finish line Friday with some of the elite athletes.
New York Road Runners Letting Those In Need 'Race Free'This year, the New York Road Runners began a pilot program called "Race Free," which allows applicants who show need to run races for free.
Mary Wittenberg Stepping Down From Helm Of NY Road RunnersThe organization said Tuesday that Wittenberg's two top deputies, Michael Capiraso and Peter Ciaccia, will take over its leadership.
Competitors Take Off In Annual Empire State Building ClimbHundreds of people will take to the stairs at the Empire State Building on Wednesday night, climbing from the lobby to the 86th-floor observatory.
NYC Marathon Runners Carb Up At Pasta DinnerThousands of hungry runners packed into Central Park a day ahead of the New York City Marathon.
New York Road Runners Honor Visionary Of Five-Borough MarathonThe godfather of the five-borough marathon is being inducted into the New York Road Runners' Hall of Fame on Thursday. But it might not be who you think it is.