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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.

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...

NYC Marathon 2009: Running Rabbis Race For Charity

The Jewish Exponent | Fredda Sacharow | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

In their day jobs, they deliver sermons, chant Kabbalat Shabbat services, teach Hebrew school, cram for rabbinical-school exams, and conduct funerals ...

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.

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. ...

Derartu Tulu Wins NYC Marathon

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (Associated Press) - Derartu Tulu of Ethiopia has won the New York City Marathon in her comeback to the sport. She pulled away in the final ...

Jaouad Gharib: NYC Marathon Runner May Win Top Prize

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Moroccan Jaouad Gharib will compete in Sunday's New York City Marathon. Gharib has competed 8 times before and at the 2004 and 2008 Olympic Games. He ...

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...

Robert Cheruiyot, Salina Kosgei: Kenyan Past Marathon Champions To Run New York Marathon

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

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-...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Here's the stunning part about the New York City Marathon: not that an American won, but that American runners dominated the field. Six of the top 10 finishers were American. What's going on here?

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...