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New York City Marathon

  • Voice Choices

    April 30, 2014

    RIDE ON

    Hit the road on the Five Boro Bike Tour

  • Voice Choices

    October 30, 2013

    THE ART OF SPECTATING

    Best spots to watch 
the marathon

  • Voice Choices

    October 9, 2013

    GET MOVING

    Take on the Staten Island Half-Marathon

  • News

    January 2, 2013
  • Blogs

    November 12, 2012

    NYC Marathon: NYRR Prez On The Ropes Over Handling of Hurricane

    Hurricane Sandy has claimed another victim, struggling to hold on: The New York Road Runners, the organization that puts on the New York City Marathon, and its president and chief executive officer Mary Wittenberg. Earlier this month the Road Runners called off the marathon at the request of the m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2012

    NYC Marathon: Stupid Media Tent For Even Stupider Race Gets Power Before Thousands Of New Yorkers

    UPDATE: Mike Bloomberg Defends Running the Marathon.If you're reading this, you're probably one of the lucky New Yorkers who currently has electricity -- or you're in a NYC Marathon media tent in Central Park that (as outrageous as it may sound) is getting electricity via-several diesel-powered gene ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2012

    Mike Bloomberg: Marathon Will Give Us "Something To Cheer About." Shut Up, Mike Bloomberg

    New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg is on the defensive over his decision to go ahead with the New York City Marathon this weekend, assuring New Yorkers that the race will give us "something to cheer about."We think we speak for the majority when we say the following: shut up, Mike Bloomberg.As hundr ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    October 31, 2012

    RUN, FORREST, RUN!

    Because every athlete 
needs a cheerleader

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2011

    Couple Marries on Mile 22 of the New York City Marathon

    Perhaps you spent yesterday in your pj's, surrounded by boxes of pizza. Or maybe you put on your Saturday pants and ventured about, cheering for marathoners and throwing them bananas and bagels (be more careful next time, you could put someone's eye out!). But whatever you did, we're pretty sure you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2011

    Where Am I Eating?

    ​The New York City Marathon is over, but we've got our own race here at Fork in the Road -- one to see who can name the restaurant that serves the pictured dish below. Yes, it's time to play Where Am I Eating?, our weekly restaurant photo guessing game. Look at the picture, then tell me what ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2011

    Occupy Wall Street Arrests in Foley Square; Greek PM to Resign; NYC Marathon

    ​"At least 20" marchers were arrested yesterday as Occupy Wall Street protesters took to Foley Square. The New York Times City Room blog says the marchers "split into two groups, with about 200 on the sidewalk outside the court buildings and a larger group across the street on a large pedestri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2011

    If You're Not Geoffrey Mutai, You Lost the New York Marathon, Loser

    via WikipediaThe guy who beat you.​Today, the New York Marathon course record was shattered by Geoffrey Mutai. The 30-year-old Kenyan ran it in 2:05:06, beating the previous record by 2 minutes and 37 seconds. Mutai also won the Boston marathon earlier in the year and set the course record for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2011

    The Week in Food Blogs: Peking Duck, Pretentious Restos, DJs Who Dine

    This week in food blogs ... Corrinne Milsom-Mann/FlickrDuck!​ Eater went duck-crazy with a plethora of amazing Peking-duck facts. Grub Street learned that Jim Meehan has no shortage of caffeine to counteract the effects of his daily cocktails. Zagat Buzz delivered its eight favorite pizzas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2011

    Is Nestle Targeting Bronx Latinos?; Macy's Plans New Restos in $400M Overhaul

    ​Food and beverage giant Nestle is accused of targeting Latinos in the Bronx in its Pure Life water campaign. [NY Daily News] After saying "I do," it's good to learn, "I won't," as marriage is not always good for the waistline. [Seattle Times] Allen Bernstein, who helped build Morton's of Ch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2011

    NYC Marathoners Could Someday Make You Feel Lazy for Two Days, Not Just One

    ​Marathons! Here's the thing. We do not get them. No, we don't get them at all. First of all, is it really healthy to force your body to move that far, for that long? Isn't "nipple chafing" a sure sign that you're doing too much? But, fine, we respect your right to run for a long time and then ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2011

    The New York City Marathon Helps You Eat Italian

    Lauren BloombergA little something from Osteria Morini to propel you over the Verrazano Narrows Bridge.​ The New York City Marathon is coming up in just 10 short days. You know what that means? There's going to be a lot of pasta eating in this city. Nothing sets you up better for a big race th ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    October 26, 2011

    Sitting On Your Ass Is a Sport

    Partake in the marathon while eating and drinking. It’s highly relaxing

  • News

    October 19, 2011

    BEST OF NYC®
    Wide World of Sports

    The national pastime of the U.S.? The sports capital of the U.S.? If you don’t know the score, we’ll tell you.

  • Voice Choices

    June 22, 2011

    RED, WHITE, & YOU

    More things to do on your day off!

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2011

    Grete Waitz, Marathon Legend, Dead at 57

    ​Norwegian marathon legend (and local running hero) Grete Waitz has died in Oslo of cancer. She was 57. "For her to pass away, the greatest female athlete our sport has seen, to pass away on the day of the Boston Marathon is fitting," said Tracy Sundlun, Vice President of the marathon produci ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2010

    Greenpoint Woman Narrowly Escapes Being Devoured by Sidewalk

    Photo by Stefano Giovannini, via the Brooklyn Paper​Philippa Kaye, a Greenpoint resident, faced a reality that is the stuff of nightmares (not ours, we're not that screwed up) this weekend as she innocently passed Flatbush and Fifth Avenues to view the New York City marathon. That's when she " ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2010

    Gebre Gebremariam Wins NYC Marathon

    via Avi Gerver for The New York Times​Rescued Chilean miner Edison Peña, noted New York hater, did not win the ING New York City Marathon. That honor went to Gebre Gebremariam of Ethiopia in his first time at the competition. On the women's side, Edna Kiplagat of Kenya finished victorious. Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2010

    Man Trapped Underground for 69 Days is Whiny, Says Local Newspaper

    ​Edison Peña, one of the 33 Chilean miners rescued last month after 69 days trapped underground, has now had the pleasure of being insulted by the New York Post, which today calls the man "nitpicky" on his tour of New York. The tabloid is upset by Peña's reaction to various New York City tou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2010

    NYC Marathon: Making You Feel Worthless, One Runner at a Time

    ​Every once in a while (okay, fine, probably more often than not, seeing as how we live in New York), a person comes along who, for whatever reason, makes us feel like a worthless piece of lazy crap. Like that chick who beat the shit out of the man who attempted to rob her last night in the Ea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2010

    Daylight Savings Taking an Extra-Long Time This Year

    ​Sometimes we wake up in the morning and think things. And this is what we've been thinking the past month: Why is it so dark? When is that pesky time change, anyways? And: Aghghhhhghhh. If you, too, feel like it's taking a really long time for the end of Daylight Savings time to get here thi ... More >>

  • Theater

    June 1, 2010
  • Blogs

    November 1, 2009

    Marathon: Keflezighi of U.S., Tulu of Ethiopia Win

    Meb Keflezighi finished first among men in the 40th Annual New York City Marathon with a time of 2:09:15. He's the first American to take the laurels since 1982. Derartu Tulu of Ethiopia took the women's title at 2:28:52, with the 2007 and 2008 winner Paul Radcliffe, who apparently experienced k ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2009

    The Blogroll Gazette: a Marathon of Menus; a Sneak Peak at Maialino

    This week in food blogs, The Food Section noted that British chemists have uncovered "a chemistry-based recipe for the perfect gravy," that includes roast meat juices, boiled cabbage water, and soy sauce. Eat Me Daily took a look at the November food magazine covers, from Sandra Lee's Semi-Homemad ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    October 27, 2009

    RUNNER'S HIGH

    Cheer on the athletes at the ING NYC Marathon

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2009

    Paterson Poll Collapse Continues: 26% Approval

    Oh oh: Governor Paterson's approval rating has sunk to 26 percent, says a new Marist poll. That's 14 points lower than last week's Siena poll. That's Late George Bush low. That's losing to Giuliani in a speculative governor's race low (53-38). That's lower than Eliot Spitzer after his downfall low. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2008

    Second Marathon Casualty Named

    The Staten Island Advance reports that Joseph Marotta, a former Community Board Chairman, died of a heart attack Sunday night after walking the New York City Marathon. It was the 66-year-old's fourth Marathon, a tradition he began after his son donated a kidney to him in 2004. As previously reported ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2008

    Victory, Death, Celebrities at the NYC Marathon

    Paula Radcliffe of Great Britain and Marilson Gomes dos Santos of Brazil won yesterday's New York City Marathon. Gomes dos Santos' challenger, Moroccan Abderrahim Goumri, blamed some missed sugar drinks in Harlem for his inability to close. Radcliffe, who also won last year, hoisted her daughter Is ... More >>

  • Film

    October 22, 2008
  • Voice Choices

    October 22, 2008

    READY, SET . . . GO!

    Best spots to watch the ING NYC Marathon

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2008

    4 More and Out the Door

    Labor Day Alert: Though it's a holiday weekend, the Brooklyn Flea is on Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm at 176 Lafayette, notifies Brownstoner. The Flea plans to run every Sunday except November 2 (due to the NYC Marathon) through December 21. Also: Subways will be a little funky through Monday, Second Av ... More >>

  • Columns

    December 25, 2007

    The Very Best "Best of '07" Round-Up!

    The absolutely last word on words not to have lived by during the previous year

  • NYC Life

    May 16, 2006

    A Shore Thing

    Mini guides to five waterfront neighborhoods worth your salt

  • NYC Life

    December 27, 2005

    New Again

    Dirty Martini, Angie Pontani, and members of Caribou, Underworld and Grandaddy make promises.

  • Specials

    October 18, 2005
  • Specials

    October 18, 2005
  • News

    August 24, 2004

    Let's Run the Tape

    A German TV network uses a marathoner to win the anti-convention footage race

  • Dance

    August 24, 2004
  • Music

    November 5, 2002
  • News

    June 25, 2002

    His Backhand Needs Work

    No, McEnroe Can't Beat Venus or Serena. Even If He Could, So What?

  • News

    April 30, 2002

    Spring in Her Step

    One Person's Journey From Walking to Running

  • News

    October 31, 2000

    Runner With a Cause

    Japan's Michael Jordan Takes On the NYC Marathon

  • News

    April 18, 2000

    Bionic Women

    High-tech Equipment Spurs a Revolution for Disabled Athletes

  • News

    November 2, 1999
  • News

    November 3, 1998

    Life On The Run

    If charisma made you faster, an American might actually win the New York Marathon

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