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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...

Grete Waitz Was a Hero and a True Inspiration

Ann Liguori | Posted 06.19.2011 | Sports
Ann Liguori

Grete, in her own quiet and unassuming way, grabbed the hearts of marathon fans and inspired so many people all over the world with her will to win and her down-to-earth style.

The Funniest Costumes At The NYC Marathon (PHOTOS) | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Didn't think you'd see a kangaroo running the marathon, did you? This year it was all about the costumes!...

What Makes an Athlete?

Robin Quivers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Robin Quivers

It occurs to me that being an athlete is a state of mind. It's setting a goal and measuring your performance against it. It means making the outcome and how you got there matter.

NYC Marathon up Close at Mile 26 (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Tom Johansmeyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Tom Johansmeyer

From a great spot at mile 26, only a few hundred yards from the finish line, fellow blogger Laurie DePrete and I got a close look at what it means to finish this grueling endeavor.

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...

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.

A Salute to the Everyday Marathoners in Our Midst

Tasha Gordon-Solmon | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Tasha Gordon-Solmon

As a respectably athletic 20-something Manhattanite, I don't like to run around the block, unless it's in pursuit of a truck selling things that are deep-fried.

Edison Pena, Chilean Miner, Sings Elvis On Letterman (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Simon McCormack | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Edison Pena, one of the 33 miners rescued from a collapsed Chilean mine, went on "The Late Show" with David Letterman Thursday night. Letterman asked...

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 | Home

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...

Marathons Become More Popular With Boost Of Charity Runners

NY Times Blog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The signs of charity seem to be everywhere in the marathon these days. On the Internet, social networking sites have facilitated fund-raising. On the ...

Catching Up With Matt Long: Survivor, Firefighter, Ironman and New Author

Peter Robert Casey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Peter Robert Casey

You will be moved, inspired, sometimes horrified, transfixed and amazed at the twists and turns that the New York native has overcome to continue his life's work as an athlete, motivational speaker and entrepreneur.

April 21st: Rosie Ruiz Steals Boston Marathon

Sophie Pollitt-Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Sophie Pollitt-Cohen

I hope to offer explanations that shed new light on my story, and maybe shed light on the medal that will be given back to me when everyone realizes I did not, in fact, take the subway to the finish line at the Boston Marathon in 1980.

It All Starts With A Step: Making The Marathon Last More Than 26 Miles

Anthony Edwards | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Anthony Edwards

From Lettura's first step in the United States for the 2007 NYC marathon, our steps kept growing and now we're embarking on a bigger destination: building the first children's public hospital in Lettura's homeland in Kenya.

LUDMILA PETROVA: NYC Marathon Runner Leads Race

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Ludmila Petrova, a 41-year-old Russian runner, currently leads the New York City Marathon. Petrova, Christelle Daunay, and Derartu Tulu have broken 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...

Women on a Marathon

Andrea Hagelgans | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Andrea Hagelgans

A path for women has been blazed at the NYC marathon. But in places like the Congo and Afghanistan, a girl's first encounter with running usually involves running away from danger.

Meb Keflezighi Wins NYC Marathon

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (Associated Press) - Meb Keflezighi has become the first American man to win the New York City Marathon since 1982. Keflezighi, the 2004 Oly...

Ryan Hall: NYC Marathon Runner May Win Top Prize

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

American Ryan Hall is set to compete in Sunday's New York City Marathon. Hall holds the U.S. half marathon record and placed tenth in the 2008 Olympic...

The Booziest Marathon Viewing In Brooklyn

NBC NewYork | NBC New York | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

As you may have heard on Sunday, 40,000 runners are going to be winding through the five boroughs for the 39th NYC marathon. Suffice it to say you wil...

Be There: ING NYC Marathon Racing Your Way

NBC NewYork | NBC New York | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The clock is ticking down to the 2009 ING New York City Marathon - and this year's event is one you don't want to miss....

CNBC Reporter Says NYC Marathon Winner Is Only "Technically" an American

Henry Blodget | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Henry Blodget

Never mind that Keflezighi is an American citizen. Never mind that he's lived in the United States for 22 years. Never mind that he has raced for the United States in the Olympics.

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...