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New York City Marathon

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  • Lake Mary woman to be a ‘Featured Runner’ in the ING New York City Marathon on Sunday

     
    Rebecca Barnes Babb of Lake Mary has been selected to be one of six Featured Runners in the ING New York City Marathon 2011.  She was selected by ING, title sponsor of the race and the creator of ING Runner’s Nation, a Facebook-based interactive...
  • Meb Keflezighi a surprise marathon trials winner, except to coach

     
    The U.S. Olympic marathon trials proved that it’s never wise to write off Meb Keflezighi. The Athens Olympic silver medalist, running on short rest after competing in the 2011 New York City Marathon and being slowed by a foot infection,......
  • Conine, Beinfest, McGillivray to participate in Samson's 50-mile charity run

     
    Boston Marathon director Dave McGillivray, Marlins President of Baseball Operations Larry Beinfest and Mr. Marlin Jeff Conine are among 17 runners so far confirmed to join Marlins President David Samson on his 50-mile charity ???Run to Honor the Workers??...
  • New York City Marathon TV coverage on ESPN2 Sunday

     
    New York City Marathon TV coverage on ESPN2 Sunday, Nov. 4 [Update: The 2012 ING New York City Marathon has been canceled.] Depending on your perspective, the 2012 ING New York City Marathon is either a victory for NYC or an inappropriate waste of...
  • New York City Marathon canceled following Hurricane Sandy

     
    The marathon has been held every year since 1970 -- even in 2001, just two months after the 9/11 terrorist attacks....
  • Katie Holmes runs and finishes NYC marathon

    Katie Holmes runs and finishes NYC marathon
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Katie Holmes was among the tens of thousands of runners participating in Sunday's New York City Marathon, finishing the race in 5 hours, 29 minutes and 58 seconds. Husband Tom Cruise and their daughter, Suri, were at the finish line to...
  • Born to Run?

    Born to Run?
    Last night at dinner, my 6-foot-tall husband looked down at my plate and said, "You eat more than I do." It's true, and it's odd, considering I'm nearly a foot shorter than he. In my 20s, my dad referred to me lovingly as "Butterball." Headed for size...
  • Wallet stolen in 1982 found in NYC tree; $20 gone

    Money doesn't grow on trees, but a tree-care supervisor in New York City's Central Park found an old wallet inside a dead one. The blue leather wallet had been stolen by a pickpocket 27 years ago. It was found in the hollow of a dying cherry tree. It was...
  • 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...
  • Paterson diagnosis: Glaucoma

     
    Gov. Paterson was diagnosed Tuesday with acute glaucoma in his left eye and was to undergo a "routine procedure" to relieve the pressure, his office says. Paterson, who turned 54 Tuesday, checked into Mount Sinai Medical Center earlier in......