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Meet the Woman Who's Going to Knit While Running the New York City Marathon

Rodale Wellness | Posted 10.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Rodale Wellness

Her joke soon became reality, as she tried taking her wool yarn ball on morning runs, finger knitting while putting one foot in front of the other, and planning out a 16-week marathon training schedule.

In Order to Become Lasting Partners in Each Other's Health, We Must Become Marathoners

Elizabeth Schaeffer Brown | Posted 05.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Schaeffer Brown

Tell people you are training for the New York City Marathon and they will be impressed. They might even download a marathon training program app for t...

Protecting the World's Biggest Marathon, How New York City Got It Right

Irwin Redlener, M.D. | Posted 01.31.2015 | New York
Irwin Redlener, M.D.

Thousands made it across the finish line, exhausted, though elated. And behind the scenes was an incredible demonstration of how a city like New York was able to deter acts of aggression and protect the runners, the spectators and the thousands of workers who helped pull off this major event without serious mishap.

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.

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.

The Moxie of Rosie Ruiz, New York Marathon Runner

Sam Roberts | Posted 12.31.2014 | New York
Sam Roberts

Nearly a million runners have competed in the Marathon since 1970 when only 127 looped around Central Park (55 of them finished) in the first of the 43 races, so I was momentarily stumped while searching for a single object that epitomized this egalitarian spectacle that galvanizes New York.

How the NYC Marathon Can Feed Millions of Children

William Lambers | Posted 12.31.2014 | Impact
William Lambers

There are 50,000 runners and 2 million spectators in this Sunday's New York City Marathon. If around half of those have a smartphone and use the Char...

For A First-Time Marathoner, There's Strength In Numbers

Nadine Cheung | Posted 12.22.2014 | Sports
Nadine Cheung

Running used to appear on my to-do list somewhere after "read the dictionary" and before "get a lobotomy." Now I'm training for my first marathon -- the 2014 TCS New York City Marathon. Previously, my longest run of all time was somewhere around 3 miles.

50 Essential Last-Minute Marathon Tips

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 12.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

Congratulations on making it to the starting line after months of marathon training. Here are some practical tips to help you stay safe and run your very best race. Good luck and godspeed!

Do You Have What It Takes to Run a Marathon?

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 12.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

My son asked me if I'd had a bad run. "No, Bud. There's no such thing as a bad run. Some are just tougher than others. Those are the ones that make us stronger."

Paying It Forward, While Running the 2013 NYC Marathon

Christa Zambardino | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Christa Zambardino

I recruited 29 AOL'ers from across four offices within the U.S. and our training began. Some of these runners knew Rory, knew of Rory or didn't know him at all -- yet they were all committed to putting a lot of their personal life on hold to run this race for a great cause.

The Startup Marathon

Jeff Wald | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business
Jeff Wald

Most companies fail. Whether you win or lose you will put in 18 hour days, seven days a week, for the first year or two. But you will build a support network of experts and advisors who have run this way before. They will help you stay in the race.

Oldest Female In NYC Marathon Dies Just A Day After Race

Posted 11.06.2013 | Fifty

An 86-year-old California woman -- the oldest female to complete Sunday’s New York City Marathon -- reportedly died only a day after finishing the 2...

Blind Marathoner Makes Triumphant NYC Comeback

Posted 11.05.2013 | Healthy Living

In August 2012, Detroit attorney Richard Bernstein, who was born blind, was hit by a cyclist in Central Park, sending him to Mt. Sinai hospital for 10...

Watching These Twins With Autism Finish The NYC Marathon Will Make Your Day

Posted 11.04.2013 | Good News

For 23-year-old identical twins Alex and Jamie Schneider, running is not just a way to stay in shape -- it's a way to connect with others. The nonv...

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...

NYPD: NYC Marathon Will Be Well Protected

AP | Posted 11.02.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police Commissioner Raymond Kelly says this weekend's marathon will be the best protected race runners can...

Why I'm Running the ING New York City Marathon

Sean Martin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Sean Martin

I didn't want to run a marathon again. I had already run the New York City Marathon three times, and I felt like I had gotten what I needed from it. I'd had an amazing experience each year I'd run, and my times had gotten better with each race. I was happy with that.

Kelly Outlines Beefed-Up Security for This Year's Marathon | Posted 11.01.2013 | New York

ONE POLICE PLAZA — If you're headed to Sunday's New York City Marathon, travel light and expect to navigate a few more checkpoints in the wake of th...

The Meaning of the Marathon

Stephen Bell | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Stephen Bell

I live with a lung disease. A disease that is supposed to diminish my lungs over time. I'm aware of all of that. And that's exactly why I run; to celebrate, and there is no better way to celebrate life than going out there and running the New York City marathon.

Born to Run

Cynthia Germanotta | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Cynthia Germanotta

While our runners have been stretching, training, and psyching themselves up for this enormous challenge, the team at Born This Way Foundation has been inspired to think more critically about the intersections of mental and physical health.

Marathon Charities Hitting The Wall | Posted 10.28.2013 | Impact

By this time of year, the height of fall marathon season, the e-mails have long piled up: marathon aspirants seeking charitable donations from family ...

Shutdown Now Messing With NYC Marathon

AP | Posted 10.11.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — The government shutdown could mean a change to the starting line for the New York City Marathon. That's because the usu...

In the Footsteps of Pheidippides

Dean Karnazes | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Dean Karnazes

Nature? Nurture? Who's to say? Perhaps, we really were born to run and some people feel this intrinsic primordial instinct stronger than others?