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New York City Marathon

Why We Run: Encompassing the Spirit of the New York City Marathon

Karim Orange | Posted 11.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Karim Orange

I will never forget being 10 years old and driving down the street with my father in the middle of a rainstorm. Looking out the window, I don't reme...

Meet the Team Reeve Hand Cyclists From the 2015 New York City Marathon

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 11.03.2015 | Impact
Jeryl Brunner

On January 2, 1988, Alan T. Brown was on vacation in Martinique. He was just about to turn 21. The deep blue ocean beckoned and he dove into the surf. The next thing he knew the undertow pulled his legs out from under him and flipped him upside down onto the hard sand. He hit the ocean's floor head-first then heard a snap.

Kenya's Stanley Biwott, Mary Keitany Win At NYC Marathon

AP | Adam Goldberg | Posted 11.02.2015 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Kenya's Stanley Biwott and Mary Keitany swept the titles at the New York City Marathon on Sunday. Keitany became the fir...

9 Lessons From Running You Can Apply To Your Everyday Life

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 11.13.2015 | Healthy Living

You don't have to tear through 26.2 miles to be able to apply some of running's great lessons to your everyday life. Of course, more than 50,000 peopl...

Meet 5 Badass Runners Who Are Racing In The NYC Marathon For Extraordinary Reasons

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 11.09.2015 | Impact

Some do it to check off a bucket list item, while others have ambitious personal records to achieve. But for five runners racing in the New York City...

This Is What It Feels Like To Run The New York City Marathon

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 11.02.2015 | Sports

Connected by a series of bridges and interlocking the five boroughs, the 26.2 miles that make up the annual TCS New York City Marathon are known all ...

Spike Lee Named New York City Marathon Grand Marshal

AP | Brennan Williams | Posted 10.05.2015 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) -- He's a noted filmmaker, a teacher, an honorary Oscar winner, a crazy New York sports fan and now this: Spike Lee is the next grand m...

The Siren Song of the Marathon

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 07.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

Like mariners drawn to a rocky shoreline by the enchanting sound of mermaids, runners can't resist the lure of the epic marathon. This fall, hundreds ...

Reflecting On The Life Of Guru Nanak While Running The NYC Marathon

Simran Jeet Singh | Posted 01.06.2015 | Religion
Simran Jeet Singh

I view marathon running as an incredible opportunity to counter negative stereotypes, raise money for charities, and build stronger communities.

Taylor Swift and 2 Million Fans Helped Me Crush the NYC Marathon

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 01.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

As the father of a teenage girl, I'm familiar with the music of Taylor Swift. I never thought her music would help me qualify for Boston, but it did.

Why I Am Your Hero (Today Only)

Michael Levin | Posted 01.03.2015 | Sports
Michael Levin

Yesterday I ran the New York City Marathon as an Achilles International guide runner for an individual who had survived cancer of the large intestine. He flew from Paris to run New York as a demonstration of his triumph over a typically fatal form of cancer.

Kenyan Takes NYC Marathon Women's Title By 3 Seconds

AP | RACHEL COHEN | Posted 11.02.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Mary Keitany of Kenya has won the women's title at the New York City Marathon. She overtook countrywoman Jemima Sumgo...

How to Run the NYC Marathon Like a Pro

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 12.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

Every runner who navigates the cold and windy marathon course through the five boroughs of New York City this Sunday has a chance to do something inspirational. With the right training, the right attitude, and a dose of inspiration, you too can run the race of a lifetime.

20 Reasons To Run The NYC Marathon At Least Once in Your Life

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 12.30.2014 | Fifty
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

Every year around this time, I get the New York City Marathon bug. My usual every-other-day run generally takes me to Central Park, where I loop around for three or four miles, sometimes doing the full six.

Jordan Schultz

Tiki Barber On Russell Wilson Criticism: It's An 'Excuse' | Jordan Schultz | Posted 10.27.2014 | Sports

Retired NFL running back and and former New York Giants All-Pro Tiki Barber joined HuffPost Live to discuss running the New York City marathon on Sund...

How To Train Your Brain For Your Next Marathon

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 12.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

Set realistic goals for finishing. Make sure they are doable and within reach. If you're a 10-minute miler, then don't set and run at an eight-minute pace starting out. Remember, it truly isn't a sprint -- it's literally a marathon.

The Happy Update From An 'Endlessly Positive' Man Who Lost His Legs

OWN | Posted 05.20.2014 | OWN

John Tartaglio grew up with a passion for sports, but at age 17, he lost his legs and part of his arm to a rare muscle-eating bacteria. Doctors said t...

The Secret Addiction of Marathon Runners

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 06.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

A person might wonder why marathoners choose to spend their time in such misery. It's not the misery that we seek, but the glorious feeling of self-admiration that follows. The marathon reveals your strengths, your faults, and your valor.

More Than a Compelling Journey Around New York City

Susan Sacirbey | Posted 01.25.2014 | Impact
Susan Sacirbey

Having a family member stricken with the disease can be a catalyst for activism on political, human rights, medical, and educational levels.

The New York City Marathon: 26.2 Miles of Inspiration and Self-Discovery

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

The events I had just witnessed, combined with my own exhausted state, and the triumph of finishing my first marathon were almost too much. What a glorious world we live in and how thankful I am to be alive to experience days like this.

Braved the Marathon

Maya Enista Smith | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Maya Enista Smith

On Sunday, I ran the New York City Marathon. You can file that under things I never thought that I would do, but here I am, icing my knees with frozen broccoli stir fry and hobbling down stairs.

First Runner With Down Syndrome Completes NY Marathon, Redefines Word 'Champion'

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 11.06.2013 | Impact

It took him a little over eight hours to complete the New York City Marathon, but Jimmy Jenson is nothing short of a champion. When Jenson, 48, cro...

LOOK: Hundreds Of People Found Jesus At NYC Marathon

Posted 11.04.2013 | Religion

If you were watching the New York Marathon yesterday, you might have seen the holiest participant of all-- "Marathon Jesus." Barefoot, bearded, and...

PHOTOS: NYC Marathon Returns With Double Win For Kenya

AP | RACHEL COHEN | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) -- Geoffrey Mutai successfully defended his New York City Marathon title Sunday when the race returned after a one-year abse...

Priscah Jeptoo Comes From Behind To Win NYC Marathon Women's Title

Posted 11.03.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Priscah Jeptoo of Kenya has come from behind to win the women's title at the New York City Marathon. She trailed Buzu...