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Movin' On Up: Countdown to the New York City Marathon

Emily Faherty | Posted 11.12.2011 | New York
Emily Faherty

It's Saturday morning at 6:15 am. My alarm is piercing my ears. But I can't seem to move. Every single part of my body hurts. And Friday was an off day from all this running.

Marathon Training Versus The Hurricane

Posted 11.03.2011 | Healthy Living

By Hailey Eber for Blisstree.com It’s always something. The cliché rings true with marathon training. If there’s not a twisted ankle or a shin...

Marathon Training: It Gets Easier

Blisstree.com | Hailey Eber | Posted 10.26.2011 | Healthy Living

By Hailey Eber for Blisstree.com I sometimes wish they made “It Gets Better” videos for people other than gay teens. It’s not that LGBT youth...

New York State of Mind: Countdown to the New York City Marathon

Emily Faherty | Posted 10.25.2011 | New York
Emily Faherty

It all started a few weeks back. It was 5:18 a.m., the sun was far from rising, and I was sitting alone in my Hoboken apartment... eating candy. That's when I knew I was a little insane.

What I Talk About When I Don't Talk About Running

Janet Turley | Posted 10.22.2011 | Healthy Living
Janet Turley

It was sometime when the needle stuck in my metatarsal joint, filling it with cortisone, that I blurted "maybe I should pick another sport."

From the City to the Sea: Countdown to the New York City Marathon

Emily Faherty | Posted 10.16.2011 | New York
Emily Faherty

Last week, I learned there is no such thing as a vacation from training for the NYC Marathon. Even though I left NY for a week-long family trip down to Long Beach Island, NJ, the running sneakers came with me.

I Run... Because I Can: Countdown to the New York City Marathon

Emily Faherty | Posted 10.02.2011 | New York
Emily Faherty

I've been thinking a lot about the "c-word" recently. The thing that took the life of a good family friend just last week. The disease that kills 1,500 Americans every day. And the reason I'm running the NYC Marathon this year.

Becoming a Running Nerd: Countdown to the New York City Marathon

Emily Faherty | Posted 09.17.2011 | New York
Emily Faherty

When I first announced that I'd be running the marathon this year, a couple of my friends warned me, "Every person I know who trains for a marathon falls off the face of the earth."

Alex Wagner

Edward Norton's Crowdrise Partners With NYC Marathon

HuffingtonPost.com | 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.

9-Time NYC Marathon Winner Dies

AP | By NILS MYKLEBOST | Posted 06.19.2011 | Sports

OSLO, Norway -- Grete Waitz, a Norwegian runner who won nine New York City Marathons and the silver medal at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, has died a...

The Funniest Costumes At The NYC Marathon (PHOTOS)

buzzfeed.com | 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...

Haile Gebrselassie, One Of The Greatest Distance Runners, Just Stops

AP | JIM LITKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

With 10 miles to go, on the downhill portion of the Queensboro Bridge heading into Manhattan, one of the two or three greatest distance runners of all...

Gebremariam, Kiplagat Win Titles At NYC Marathon

AP | RACHEL COHEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Gebre Gebremariam saw his country's greatest marathoner pull up in pain on the Queensboro Bridge, at the 16th mile. He urged Haile Ge...

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...