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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Melissa Moon finishes first among women in today's Empire State run.
More than 300 athletes climbed 86 floors today in the New York Road Runners' annual Empire State Building Run-Up. The race, which covered 1,576 stairs and included runners from 19 states and 17 countries, began in the building's ... More >>