iOS app Android app

New York Road Runners

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...

LOOK: New York Runners Show Their Boston Love

Posted 04.19.2013 | Healthy Living

In a touching show of support for what is often seen as a rival city, New York City runners lined up by the dozens outside of the Manhattan office of ...

New York Marathon Donated Less Than 1 Percent To Charity Last Year

www.nypost.com | Posted 11.12.2012 | Impact

So much for charity. Organizers of the New York City Marathon, who routinely crow about all the money the race raises for good causes, doled out on...

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?

Marathon Canceled

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ and RACHEL COHEN | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK — With the runners ready but ravaged residents still recovering from Sandy, this weekend's New York City Marathon was canceled Friday w...

Lessons Learned Training for First Marathon

Dylan Armajani | Posted 12.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Dylan Armajani

The 26.2 miles I will run on November 4 may be for my father and other stroke survivors, but this race has become about so much more. Since deciding to run the marathon, I have traveled over 900 miles by foot, and spent nearly 140 hours training.

Why I Love Running

Dylan Armajani | Posted 12.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Dylan Armajani

Even as we are reduced to bib numbers and the singlet of our running club, and even as each race is an individual race with our own mind and body, there is something very social that happens once we get spread out across the course.

I'm Going to Run 26 Miles, 385 Yards for My Father

Dylan Armajani | Posted 06.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Dylan Armajani

It's official. I'm running my first marathon this year: the ING NYC Marathon 2012. Up until three weeks ago, I had never run more than a 5K. So how did I get here?

PHOTOS: Race To The Top Of Empire State Building

AP | By DEEPTI HAJELA | Posted 04.11.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- A German runner has won an annual race up 86 flights of stairs at the Empire State Building for a record seventh straight time. Stuttgart...

Meet the Marathoners: Mutai, Molly Pritz, Walcott

Susan Sawyers | Posted 01.07.2012 | Impact
Susan Sawyers

Last week's "Run with Champions" not only gave kids time to be active but also offered them a chance to meet those who've stuck with it.

10 Tips For Beginner Runners

Posted 09.06.2011 | Healthy Living

Today is the third annual National Running Day. That may sound a bit daunting if you don't consider yourself a runner, but we're here to help! The ...

The "Big Tent" Power of Running

Mary Wittenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Mary Wittenberg

The "Big Tent"--it's a concept we're more accustomed to hearing in the political arena, not the sporting arena. Traditionally, it refers to the powerf...

Smoking, Seatbelts, and Running: Change is Possible

Mary Wittenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Mary Wittenberg

Combating childhood obesity is this generation's war, and it will require solutions at every level. This is a moment to move beyond the rhetoric, and truly get our kids moving -- and running.