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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...

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...

Why I'm Running the ING New York City Marathon

Sean Martin | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer 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 ...

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?

The Long Run For Haiti -- My Journey

Astrel Clovis | Posted 11.24.2013 | Impact
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 | Arts
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 | Impact
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 | Impact

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 | Impact
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 | Impact
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?

Bloomberg Can't Win on the Marathon Issue and Doesn't Deserve to

Shane Paul Neil | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Shane Paul Neil

With a city in varying states of recovery, a public transit system that was essentially crippled up until Saturday afternoon, blackouts and a death count nearing 50, this clearly was not the time to be hosting the worlds largest marathon.

Bloomberg's Bright Idea: The NYC Marathon vs. the Politics of Legacy

Kanene Holder | Posted 01.05.2013 | New York
Kanene Holder

Every year the marathon is a celebration of the human spirit. Unlike other controversies he's been able to spin into praise, perhaps Bloomberg realized this time that he would have to rename the NYC Marathon the NYC Triathlon.

10 Amazing Marathon Moments That Made Us Laugh, Cry, And Cheer

Posted 11.04.2012 | OWN

By Amy Shearn Why was canceling the NYC Marathon in the wake of Hurricane Sandy such a contentious decision? Well for one thing, we love our marath...

Katherine Bindley

Man Proposes At Canceled Marathon Finish Line | Katherine Bindley | Posted 11.03.2012 | Sports

Like all the competitors who trained for the 2012 NYC Marathon, Hannah Vahaba will not be running the race this year. But she also will never forget h...

Katherine Bindley

New York Marathoners Run 26.2 In Central Park After Cancellation | Katherine Bindley | Posted 11.03.2012 | New York

The 2012 New York City Marathon may have been canceled following the controversy surrounding its timing in relationship to the devastation of Hurrican...