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New York City Marathon

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  • New York City Marathon canceled

    New York City Marathon canceled
    The New York City Marathon - scheduled for Sunday - was called off Friday due to lingering effects from Superstorm Sandy, the city's mayor said. Mayor Michael Bloomberg had said earlier in the week the race would go on - despite transportation, power and...
  • After coaching detour, Julie Culley got back on road to running

    After coaching detour, Julie Culley got back on road to running
    Julie Culley had retired from competitive running, finishing her career at Rutgers burned out and banged up as a fifth-year senior. She had started the next phase of her life, coaching the women's track team at Loyola College and assisting the men's and...
  • Indianapolis welcomes runners registered for NYC marathon

    Indianapolis welcomes runners registered for NYC marathon
    As the Monumental Marathon stepped off downtown Saturday, hundreds of runners were among those who should've been in New York City for their run. Organizers of the New York City Marathon were forced to cancel the race at the last minute, as the city...
  • GAS Being Delivered Via Mobile Fuel Stations; POWER Returning To Manhattan; 80% SUBWAY Service Restored; MARATHON Canceled; NJ CHRISTIE Establishes EVEN-ODD GAS System

    GAS Being Delivered Via Mobile Fuel Stations; POWER Returning To Manhattan; 80% SUBWAY Service Restored; MARATHON Canceled; NJ CHRISTIE Establishes EVEN-ODD GAS System
    Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Saturday the U.S. Department Of Defense in conjunction with the National Guard has establish emergency mobile fuel stations around the city, according to the Associated Press. Free gasoline is being rationed out to emergency...
  • New York faces 'massive housing problem' after Sandy, governor says

    New York faces 'massive housing problem' after Sandy, governor says
    Kevin Cordova's family tried cooking hot food to stay warm. They wore their winter coats inside and buried themselves under blankets. But on Sunday, six days after powerful winds from Superstorm Sandy knocked out their power, temperatures dipped so low...
  • Would-be NYC marathon runners help storm victims

    Would-be NYC marathon runners help storm victims
    With slightly more than 36 hours to go before the 2012 ING New York City Marathon, Mayor Michael Bloomberg canceled the annual event, amid criticisms the runners would be siphoning off valuable resources needed in the city's recovery from Superstorm...
  • Sykesville woman achieves longtime dream for Ironman competitions

    Sykesville woman achieves longtime dream for Ironman competitions
    Sue Komaromy has been out of New York since leaving her home on Long Island more than a quarter-century ago to play volleyball at Towson. Yet there is still a lot of New Yorker that remains in the 44-year-old mother of two who lives in Sykesville. The...
  • Grete Waitz dies at 57; marathoner was a trailblazer for female distance runners

    Grete Waitz dies at 57; marathoner was a trailblazer for female distance runners
    Norway's Grete Waitz almost gave up on competitive running before her 25th birthday. Just in time, she found the marathon — or it found her when charismatic New York City Marathon director Fred Lebow invited Waitz to run his race in 1978. Over the...
  • Marathon training for beginners

    Marathon training for beginners
    Safari Charles of Owings Mills learned a few important lessons after running her first half-marathon last year. Wear shoes that fit, or your toenails may turn black. Run with a group for motivation (and for those days your husband would rather sleep in)....
  • The nature and nurture of running for fitness

    The nature and nurture of running for fitness
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Are modern men and women born to run, or must our 21st century bodies be carefully cross-trained to stay fit and healthy? When it comes to care and training of the modern distance runner, expert opinions are mixed. Jay Dicharry,...
  • Chilean Miner Edison Pena Prepares For NY Marathon

    Chilean Miner Edison Pena Prepares For NY Marathon
    Edison Pena outran destiny. Racing 26.2 miles seems like nothing after that. So the Chilean miner who jogged through the tunnels while trapped underground didn't want to just watch from the sidelines at the New York City Marathon. He plans to run -- and...