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New York City Marathon

Get the inside running on the New York City Marathon with some useful, interesting and offbeat articles

11 Fast Facts About the New York City Marathon

Thousands of runners will converge on New York City to race the New York City Marathon on Sunday. Here’s everything you need to know about Gotham’s most iconic road race.

Fun on Foot NYC Five Bridges Run Map for Runners and Walkers

Article on New York City Five Bridges Run covers running, walking route over Brooklyn Bridge, Manhattan Bridge, Williamsburg Bridge, Pulaski Bridge, Queensboro Bridge. Long run training route includes NYC Marathon course. For NYC runners and walkers.

10 NYC Marathon Moments That Made History

The ING New York City Marathon is known as one of the largest marathons in the world, attracting about 47,000 runners from all over the world. The marathon's history is rife with hundreds of incredible moments. This year, in the wake of devastating Hurricane Sandy, the race will definitely go down in history.

These 80-year-old marathon runners can kick your butt

Next month, the TCS New York City Marathon will be hosting over 50,000 runners, including 397 aged 70 years and older (84 women and 313 men), who will tackle the 26.2 miles. These runners have discovered a fountain of youth: Studies have shown that older athletes can be physically 20 or more years younger than their chronological age.

NYC Marathon: 30 Years of Results Analyzed

We looked (in depth) at 30 years of NYC Marathon results. How has performance evolved from 1985 to 2014 ?

6 Celebrities Running the New York City Marathon and the Causes They’re Running For

Run and do good? Find out which celebs are pounding the pavement (literally!) for a cause.

Crazy diet of a marathon winner

CELEBRATED distance runner Meb Keflezighi is a 2004 Olympic silver medallist and winner of the 2009 New York City and 2014 Boston marathons, but Saturday night, he’ll be having the same dinner as many of the 50,000-plus athletes joining him at Sunday’s big race: spaghetti.

How New York City Made The Modern Marathon - The New Yorker

Ed Caesar on the roots of the modern New York City Marathon.

Where to eat and drink while you're watching the NYC Marathon

Watching the marathon? You're going to be hungry and thirsty.

A 90-foot-tall selfie stick takes photos to new heights at NYC Marathon - Canadian Running Magazine

ASICS will unveil a 90-foot-tall, interactive selfie stick for fans on Thursday ahead of Sunday's New York City Marathon.

How Celebrities Fared in the 2015 New York City Marathon |

While the New York City Marathon is known for its enormous field (50,000-plus in recent years) including world-class elite runners leading the way, it also gets its share of public figures running each year. Past celebrities include Diddy, Will Ferrell, Teri Hatcher, Edward Norton, Pamela Anderson, Alanis Morisette and more. Here is a list of notable names who ran the 26.2-mile five-borough race this year.

After DNF and a Double Scotch, NYC Marathon’s Oldest Entrant Offers Life Advice

Jonathan Mendes completed 16 miles of the NYC Marathon two days before turning 95.

The Top 10 Secrets of NYC’s Verrazano-Narrows Bridge

November 20th is the birthday of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, the first leg of NYC marathon connecting Brooklyn & Staten Island. 10 secrets of the bridge.

Meet the Woman Who’s Going to Knit While Running the New York City Marathon

The idea of running the New York City Marathon started as a joke for Meredith Parmalee. The 22-year-old was interning at a startup called We Are Knitters, which sells DIY knitting supplies and kits, and found out that there was a woman running in this year’s race doing, you guessed it, knitting. Her joke soon became reality....