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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...

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

nydailynews.com | 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...

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.

NYC Marathon: Which Celebrities Are Running?

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Aside from the elite runners and run-of-the-mill participants, the 2009 ING New York City Marathon features a bevy of celebrities. Here's a brief "ru...

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...

100+ Bands Play NYC Marathon Route

NBC NewYork | NBC New York | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

On Sunday, live musicians turn the marathon route into an all-day party ...

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...

The NYC Marathon Has Made Great Strides Since 1970

NBC NewYork | NBC New York | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The New York City Marathon is a classic Big Apple story: a small group of pioneers has an idea. They promote it and capture the imagination of hundred...

Cheruiyot, Kosgei to run NYC Marathon

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NEW YORK — Past major marathon champions Robert Cheruiyot and Salina Kosgei of Kenya will run next month's New York City Marathon.

The 31-year-old Cheruiyot has won the Boston Marathon four times, including three straight from 2006-08. The 32-year-old Kosgei won the women's title in Boston in April.

Race organizers also announced Wednesday that 2005 NYC Marathon champ Paul Tergat of Kenya has withdrawn from the event on Nov. 1 because of a leg injury.

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...

Video: Making History at NYC Marathon

MSNBC | MSNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

This Sunday is the 40th annual New York City marathon, with CNBC's Mary Thompson. (CNBC) ...

Anthony Edwards To "Act" His Way Through The NYC Marathon (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Well, it's finally happened. Dr. Mark Greene is back on television this weekend in the NYC Marathon. And while Anthony Edwards is sure this "five hour...

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...