Lounge with local writers in the park.
Take on the Staten Island Half-Marathon
What are you up to this afternoon? If you're anything like us, you'll be watching an illegally downloaded copy of The Smurfs 3D while eating the party sub you've been saving since Bastille Day. If you're feeling a little more active, Lance Armstrong has cordially asked you to run through New ... More >>
From the ankles down, that is
Olympic gold medal winner Carl Lewis is reportedly still running--this time for New Jersey Senate--but will he keep running away from the sexuality talk that's surrounded his athleticism for years? That's what a reader just asked me, and I have to say I'm not sure!
Get in shape with a weekly stroll
Gypsy, striking a typically vacuous model pose.Aging wannabe model Gypsy Porfirio, who ran down two Staten Island joggers on Tuesday, will likely need even more of the Xanax, Ambien, and Percocet that she took before the crash and were found on her afterwards. The Daily News reports that she sobbed ... More >>
John Kilduff teaches painting and so much more
You almost get the feeling from today's masterful obit in the Times of Robert McNamara, the Vietnam War architect who died Monday at 93, that he was so troubled by the tens of thousands of corpses that resulted from his many grievous mistakes that he paid for his sins. Reporter Tim Weiner eloquentl ... More >>
This week, staff writer Graham Rayman wrote a poignant cover story about a group of African long-distance runners living in the Bronx who travel around the country, chasing the modest prize money of marathons, half-marathons, and running club championships.To illustrate the piece, we asked Ethiopian ... More >>
Based in the Bronx, some of the most successful athletes you've never heard of live to run away with your club money