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New York City Marathon

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  • Marathon Jesus: See photos of NYC runner in holy costume

    "Marathon Jesus" made an appearance in New York City on Sunday. A man named Makoto Takeuchi from Chiba, Japan, according to the name registered under his BIB number, ran the New York City Marathon on Sunday (three days after Halloween) dressed as Jesus....
  • Some runners sweating higher marathon fees

    Some runners sweating higher marathon fees
    When Margaret Sherrod was in her 20s, she filled her weekends with 10k and other races, but in recent years she has cut back her competitive running schedule. The 58-year-old retired teacher from Millersville is still in great shape and runs regularly...
  • UCLA's Bob Larsen, John Godina elected to U.S. track hall of fame

    UCLA's Bob Larsen, John Godina elected to U.S. track hall of fame
    Bob Larsen, who coached UCLA’s men’s track team to two NCAA outdoor titles and guided Bruins alumnus Meb Keflezighi to a silver medal in the 2004 Athens Olympic marathon, and shot putter John Godina, a two-time Olympic medalist and three-...
  • 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...
  • Star of TLC's 'Police Women of Broward County' says fitness is a lifestyle and a sacrifice

    Star of TLC's 'Police Women of Broward County' says fitness is a lifestyle and a sacrifice
    In college, Erika Huerta weighed 200 pounds. She had never been an athlete and, like many, her family didn't emphasize healthy eating. She decided to make a lifestyle change, which led to losing 70 pounds and feeling much better. The first-generation...
  • The best celebrity fitness profiles of 2011

    The best celebrity fitness profiles of 2011
    In 2011, we interviewed 26 South Florida celebrities regarding their fitness regimens. Just in time for New Year's resolutions, we've selected some of their best answers to our questions. Read what they're doing to keep their bodies healthy and looking...
  • New York City Marathon finishers from Maryland

    90, Christopher Bain, Takoma Park, 02:34:43. 269, Patrick T. O'rourke, Timonium, 02:45:53. 322, Brennan Feldhausen, Baltimore, 02:47:21. 371, Andy Philip, Silver Spring, 02:48:34. 389, Ted Murner, Annapolis, 02:49:06. 410, Mike McMonagle, Annapolis,...
  • Amputee a driving force in getting people with disabilities moving

    Amputee a driving force in getting people with disabilities moving
    Army veteran Melissa Stockwell has one strong, healthy leg. The other is a scarred, 6-inch stump that she has proudly nicknamed "Little Leg." The Bucktown woman throws birthday parties for this shortened limb, always dresses it in her favorite colors...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Scholar athletes make the most of every minute

    Scholar athletes make the most of every minute
    The names Nathan Orfanedes and Sydney Schneider may soon get erased from their schools' sports record books. Orfanedes' seventh-place medal in the 800 meters at the 2012 Class 3A state track championships could rust or be stowed away. Schneider's...