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You Won't Believe What This Older Couple Did Every Day In 2013

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 01.25.2014 | Fifty

Two people in their 60s gave new meaning to the word "perseverance" in 2013, running a marathon every single day of the year. The couple, Janette Murr...

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.

Older Marathoners Reveal Secrets For Getting In Shape

Posted 11.01.2013 | Fifty

Here's a fact that will quash all of your excuses for not working out: Over 12,000 people over 50 will pound the pavement in the ING New York City Mar...

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.

Big City Marathons

Heidi Dietrich Mills | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Heidi Dietrich Mills

From the lingering chords of the starting line's "New York..." to the crowds lining every street, there's really nothing quite like the New York City Marathon.

Geoffrey Mutai, Firehiwot Dado Win New York City Marathon

AP | RACHEL COHEN | Posted 01.06.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK — Geoffrey Mutai likes his chances in any championship-style marathon. The Kenyan has turned in two eye-popping performances in seven ...

New York City Marathon Winner Sets Course Record

AP | Posted 01.06.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Geoffrey Mutai of Kenya has won the New York City Marathon in a course record time. Mutai finished in an unofficial time of 2 hours, 5 mi...

Rescued Chilean Miner Returns To NYC Marathon

AP | By MELISSA MURPHY | Posted 01.03.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Rescued Chilean miner Edison Pena sang no Elvis tunes this time. A subdued Pena has returned to run the New York City Marathon on Sunday,...

Remembering Grete Waitz, the First Lady of the Marathon

David Willey | Posted 12.31.2011 | Sports
David Willey

In the days leading up to the ING New York City Marathon on Sunday, countless runners will remember the woman who jumpstarted the women's running revolution three decades ago, and who supported and encouraged runners of all abilities until her death.

The Faithful Shopper: Fall into Fitness

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 12.17.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

For fashionistas, October means that we only have a few more weeks to get into shape for those holiday parties! New York has any number of shops to equip you properly for your sport of choice.

Life After 50: Walk Breaks During Marathons: Wimpy or Brilliant?

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 11.16.2011 | Women
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

Purists snicker at the idea of taking walk breaks, but they'll be the ones looking for the orthopedic surgeons.

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...