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New York City Marathon

Countdown to the 2011 New York City Marathon

Emily Faherty | Posted 09.07.2011 | New York
Emily Faherty

120 days until I (fingers crossed) complete the 2011 NYC Marathon. I'm already a few weeks into training, taking those initial steps in the journey of my first-ever marathon -- steps that fill me with equal parts excitement and fear.

Alex Wagner

Edward Norton's Crowdrise Partners With NYC Marathon | Alex Wagner | Posted 06.29.2011 | Impact

For superfit marathon-runners longing to do social good along with their exercise, a partnership between actor Ed Norton's Crowdrise fundraising organ...

9-Time NYC Marathon Winner Dies

AP | By NILS MYKLEBOST | Posted 06.19.2011 | Sports

OSLO, Norway -- Grete Waitz, a Norwegian runner who won nine New York City Marathons and the silver medal at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, has died a...

Why I Am Running in the Los Angeles Marathon

Steven Schultz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Steven Schultz

A jogger is someone who runs in place during a red light. A runner would never be caught dead looking like such a fool. We stop, act cool, then take off when the light turns green.

Astoria Characters: The Tall Guy in the Shorts

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

The snow is stacked up like skyscrapers. Why is Anthony Bendinelli wearing shorts and sockless Converse All Stars?

Arctic Turkey: My New Year's Resolution

Tina Dupuy | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tina Dupuy

The latest numbers show only 40 percent of Americans actually make New Year's resolutions. Sure, I did it once -- five years ago this week I reluctan...

WATCH: Amazing Time Lapse Videos Of The NYC Marathon

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The New York City Marathon was an inspiring feat of human achievement, the largest marathon in history, in fact. It was also very long, and if you are...

Haile Gebrselassie, One Of The Greatest Distance Runners, Just Stops

AP | JIM LITKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

With 10 miles to go, on the downhill portion of the Queensboro Bridge heading into Manhattan, one of the two or three greatest distance runners of all...

WATCH: Al, Meredith Get Pampered After Completing NYC Marathon

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In honor of their successful completion the grueling, 26.2-mile New York City Marathon the day before, Meredith Vieira and Al Roker were pampered and ...

Gebremariam, Kiplagat Win Titles At NYC Marathon

AP | RACHEL COHEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Gebre Gebremariam saw his country's greatest marathoner pull up in pain on the Queensboro Bridge, at the 16th mile. He urged Haile Ge...

Life After 50: Run A Marathon, Change Your Life

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

How did this experience change my life? As I crossed the finish line and felt someone place a medal around my neck, I understood, for the first time, that age is just a number. At 50, I ran a marathon.

Chilean Miner Takes To Streets For NYC Marathon

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A Chilean miner ran, walked and hobbled his way to the finish line of the New York City Marathon on Sunday, showing the passionate gr...

Haile Gebrselassie Pulls Out Of NYC Marathon

AP | RACHEL COHEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — World-record holder Haile Gebrselassie stunned the running world by announcing his retirement Sunday after dropping out of the New Yo...

NYC Marathon To Raise Big Bucks For Charities

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Some runners in this Sunday's New York City Marathon are pushing through 26.2 miles for more than an adrenaline rush or satisfying weekend work out --...

The 'Everything' Guide To The NYC Marathon

Huffington Post | Grace Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Whether you're participating or watching the ING New York City Marathon, it is a spectacular event. Over 40,000 runners have seriously trained for mo...

'Born To Run' Author To Kick Off Marathon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Or maybe wearing he'll wear Vibram Five Fingers foot gloves, he hasn't quite decided. "I feel like I could run it barefoot no problem," said the autho...

Carbs, Carbs, Carbs: Where To Eat Pre-Marathon

Huffington Post | Grace Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Preparing to run a marathon can be incredibly tough on your body. Properly fueling the night before the race is key to feeling energized the followin...

Now Coming to a Ballpark Near You: The Chilean Miners

Joe Favorito | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Joe Favorito

How will prominent Chilean athletes and other brands use the miners to enhance their presence? Will they be tied to an Olympic movement or large scale soccer event?

The Faithful Shopper: Fall Fitness

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

We live in the best city in the world to purchase athletic wear and equipment. Here are a few of the specialty boutiques that will appeal to your inner athlete.

NYRR to Make History With Marathon Lottery Broadcast

Dave Ungrady | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dave Ungrady

The New York Road Runners will be the first organizers of a major marathon to televise the lottery selection for the field in its ING New York City Marathon scheduled for November 7.

NYC Marathon: ING Extends Title Sponsor Deal

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — ING has extended its deal to serve as the title sponsor of the New York City Marathon. The contract was extended three years through...

New York, New York

Jonathan Tisch | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jonathan Tisch

The people who come to New York City are innately "a part of it," just like Sinatra said.

NYC Marathon Facts: 7 Things You Didn't Know About The New York City Marathon

Huffington Post | David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

More than 40,000 people of all shapes and sizes are taking part in this year's New York York City Marathon. While the field features several elite a...

James Kwambai: NYC Marathon Runner May Win Top Prize

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

James Kwambai of Kenya is set to compete in this Sunday's New York City Marathon. Kwambai has competed in 7 previous marathons, 2 of which he won. Kw...

Derartu Tulu Wins NYC Marathon

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (Associated Press) - Derartu Tulu of Ethiopia has won the New York City Marathon in her comeback to the sport. She pulled away in the final ...