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New York City Marathon

Lessons Learned Training for First Marathon

Dylan Armajani | Posted 12.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Dylan Armajani

The 26.2 miles I will run on November 4 may be for my father and other stroke survivors, but this race has become about so much more. Since deciding to run the marathon, I have traveled over 900 miles by foot, and spent nearly 140 hours training.

Marine Corps Marathon Grand Marshall Rob Riggle: Band-Aid Your Nipples And Hope For Rain

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 10.27.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Thirty thousand runners will descend on D.C. this weekend for the 37th Marine Corps Marathon. "The People's Marathon," the fourth larges...

New York City Triathalon Hosts Patriotic Underwear Run

Michael Kleinmann | Posted 07.23.2014 | New York
Michael Kleinmann

The 2012 Aquaphor New York City Triathlon is sponsoring a patriotic underwear run on July 6th. The annual event is one of the most popular underwear runs in the world and is advertised as "just 500 strangers running around in their underwear."

HuffPost Workouts: Dylan's First Month Of Running Playlist

Dylan Armajani | Posted 07.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Dylan Armajani

With these as my "power songs" this month, I've been able to rack up 100.45 miles at an average speed of 7.0 mph with a total running time of 14 hours, 18 minutes, and 44 seconds.

Big City Marathons

Heidi Dietrich Mills | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Heidi Dietrich Mills

From the lingering chords of the starting line's "New York..." to the crowds lining every street, there's really nothing quite like the New York City Marathon.

New York City Marathon: Reflections

Katy Dickson | Posted 01.09.2012 | New York
Katy Dickson

I worried I was going it alone at the New York City Marathon. I was wrong. I had the help of more people than I can possibly thank. From the stranger who gave me pre-race Chapstick, to the volunteer who let me lean sweaty and unstable against him post-race, I was not alone.

NYPL President Arrested For Drunk Driving In Reverse To Avoid Marathon

Posted 01.08.2012 | New York

New York Public Library President, Anthony Marx, was arrested on drunk driving charges on Sunday after police officials say he "sideswiped" a parked c...

The Most Inspiring New York City Marathon Story | Jessica Earnshaw | Posted 01.07.2012 | Impact

More than 40 years after its inception, the New York City Marathon on Sunday beckoned another legion of runners to test themselves. For many runners, ...

Meet the Marathoners: Mutai, Molly Pritz, Walcott

Susan Sawyers | Posted 01.07.2012 | Impact
Susan Sawyers

Last week's "Run with Champions" not only gave kids time to be active but also offered them a chance to meet those who've stuck with it.

WATCH: Man With Life-Threatening Disease Proposes After Running NYC Marathon

Posted 01.07.2012 | Weddings

Sunday was a big day for New York City Marathon runner and cystic fibrosis patient Kevin Dwyer -- not only did he finish a grueling 26-mile race, he ...

WATCH: Couple Says "I Do" While Running NYC Marathon

Posted 01.07.2012 | New York

While Geoffrey Mutai was setting a new record at the New York City Marathon, two running enthusiasts set their own personal milestone by saying "I do"...

SLIDESHOW: Former Drug Addict, Wounded Vet, Others Race In NYC Marathon

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 01.07.2012 | Impact

Running 26.2 miles through New York City's grueling terrain is daunting enough. But, for those who have faced heart-wrenching tragedies -- the kind th...

Geoffrey Mutai, Firehiwot Dado Win New York City Marathon

AP | RACHEL COHEN | Posted 01.06.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK — Geoffrey Mutai likes his chances in any championship-style marathon. The Kenyan has turned in two eye-popping performances in seven ...

New York City Marathon Winner Sets Course Record

AP | Posted 01.06.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Geoffrey Mutai of Kenya has won the New York City Marathon in a course record time. Mutai finished in an unofficial time of 2 hours, 5 mi...

NYTimes Cartoonist Live Draws The NYC Marathon

Posted 01.06.2012 | Home

As if running a marathon weren't superhuman enough, New York Times cartoonist Christoph Niemann has assigned himself the impossible task of not only l...

How The Rest Of Us Can Enjoy The New York City Marathon

Posted 01.04.2012 | New York

Unlike the rest of us who failed to make good on our ill-fated resolutions to start hitting the gym, the motivated participants in this year's New Yor...

The Best Race Day Tips For a First-Time Marathoner

Emily Faherty | Posted 01.03.2012 | New York
Emily Faherty

All soon-to-be, first-time NYC Marathoners, like me, know that the training is complete (through heat, rain, an earthquake, and a hurricane), so now it's time to get ourselves excited for the race and as prepared as possible.

New York City Marathon: Ready Or Not, Here I Run

Posted 01.04.2012 | Healthy Living

By Hailey Eber for Blisstree I'm 12 miles in, nearly halfway through the marathon, by the time I realize that I haven't yet stopped for water or fu...

Rescued Chilean Miner Returns To NYC Marathon

AP | By MELISSA MURPHY | Posted 01.03.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Rescued Chilean miner Edison Pena sang no Elvis tunes this time. A subdued Pena has returned to run the New York City Marathon on Sunday,...

When a Tree Falls... Run

Susan Sawyers | Posted 01.02.2012 | New York
Susan Sawyers

Saturday's combination of wet, heavy snow, leafy trees and high winds was the perfect storm. Close to 400 acres, half of Central Park, were affected...

Lessons From a Marathon

Jennifer Hamady | Posted 01.02.2012 | New York
Jennifer Hamady

With the New York City Marathon coming up this weekend, I am reminded of an experience two years ago that not only changed my view of the annual event. It changed my life.

Remembering Grete Waitz, the First Lady of the Marathon

David Willey | Posted 12.31.2011 | Sports
David Willey

In the days leading up to the ING New York City Marathon on Sunday, countless runners will remember the woman who jumpstarted the women's running revolution three decades ago, and who supported and encouraged runners of all abilities until her death.

The Faithful Shopper: Fall into Fitness

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 12.17.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

For fashionistas, October means that we only have a few more weeks to get into shape for those holiday parties! New York has any number of shops to equip you properly for your sport of choice.

What I Talk About When I Don't Talk About Running

Janet Turley | Posted 10.22.2011 | Healthy Living
Janet Turley

It was sometime when the needle stuck in my metatarsal joint, filling it with cortisone, that I blurted "maybe I should pick another sport."

Is Marathon Training Just A Time Suck?

Posted 09.30.2011 | Healthy Living

By Hailey Eber for Marathon training ... it takes time. A lot of time. No really, it does. This, of course, should be fairly obvious....