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

Nadine Cheung | Posted 12.22.2014 | Home
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 | Home
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 | Home
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 | Home
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 | Home
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 | Home

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 | Home

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 | Home

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...

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

Posted 11.03.2013 | Home

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...

Why I'm Running the ING New York City Marathon

Sean Martin | Posted 02.02.2016 | Home
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 | Home
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 | Home
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 | Home

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 ...

In the Footsteps of Pheidippides

Dean Karnazes | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home
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?

The Long Run For Haiti -- My Journey

Astrel Clovis | Posted 11.24.2013 | Home
Astrel Clovis

Where I had run the days before the earthquake, there were now dead people in the street. Houses were crushed. The air was dense with dust. It was hard; so many people had lost their lives. But life had to go on.

September 11th: Running a Marathon for Sanctuary

Ruth Gerson | Posted 11.11.2013 | Home
Ruth Gerson

It was the coming together of circumstances. It was three kinds of home. My home, NYC, my husband's home, Massachusetts, and Sanctuary, a home for families, people I've met and listened to their testimonies.

Why Now is Always a Good Time to Start

Matt Mitchell | Posted 09.29.2013 | Home
Matt Mitchell

Three years ago I signed up to run my first marathon, the world's largest in New York City. It had been 10 years since I had run regularly. I was intimidated, scared of not being able to finish; scared to fail.

NYC Marathon Has 'Unprecedented' Number Of Unfilled Charity Slots

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 07.25.2013 | Home

It ranks among the top races to run before you die, but New York’s upcoming marathon has an “unprecedented” number of charity slots available. ...

Best. Marathon. Ever!

Gene Gurkoff | Posted 01.09.2013 | Home
Gene Gurkoff

Last Friday, as many wrestled with the idea of running the NYC Marathon in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, I submitted a proposal asking that people use Charity Miles to join the marathon from afar, even if only for a few miles.

Marathoners Aid Staten Island With Help From Social Media

Jordan D. Metzl, M.D. | Posted 01.08.2013 | New York
Jordan D. Metzl, M.D.

In just hours, social media had made it possible for us to attract interested people, share logistical details, determine their participation and what they could bring, and let them download the precise routes that they would run.

NYC Running on Empty..The Best 'INGs' in Life

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 01.07.2013 | New York
Randee Mia Berman

New Yorkers have made an art out of running. From running up bar tabs to running down pedestrians; from running into ex-boyfriends to running out of patience. But the decision to run or not to run the Marathon -- that was the question.

Redefining Marathon Dreams

Emily Rogan | Posted 01.07.2013 | New York
Emily Rogan

This was my own personal dream and one I'm not sure now will ever come true. However, had the marathon not been canceled, I am certain I would not have run. How could I face my community and my family and proudly say I ran in the 2012 NYC Marathon?

Natural Disasters, Marathons, Memories and Coming Together in Tragedy

Jay Scott | Posted 01.05.2013 | Home
Jay Scott

How could the race go on when people are suffering without shelter, heat, water or food? Would the marathon be a symbol of inspiration and hope, or incite controversy in a city already struggling?

Marathon Hypocrisy?

Dylan Armajani | Posted 01.05.2013 | New York
Dylan Armajani

Why is okay for the professional sports players to play on Sunday, but not the average person who has trained hard and is getting paid nothing? Why do average people have to make the donations and sacrifices, while the professionals don't?