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Paralysed triathlete to make history at TCS New York City Marathon

Glenn Hartrick is an avid marathoner and triathlete and has completed 175 races in a six-year span, becoming an IRONMAN All World Athlete in two consecutive years and gracing the cover of Runner’s World magazine for their body issue along the way. After completing the Memorial Hermann IRONMAN North American […]
Paralysed triathlete to make history at TCS New York City Marathon
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2012 NYC Marathon Runners Can Get A Full Refund

[credit provider=”Mamta Badkar ” url=”http://www.lightstalkers.org/mamta”] After the devastating impact hurricane Sandy had on NYC and the surrounding areas, the 2012 ING NYC Marathon, that was supposed to take place just days after Sandy hit, was cancelled.Since then, runners have been waiting to hear what was going to happen to their […]
2012 NYC Marathon Runners Can Get A Full Refund
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Look How Much Money The Marathon Brings To NYC

[credit provider=”Daniel Goodman / Business Insider”] The simplest reason for allowing  Sunday’s New York City Marathon to proceed is that it brings in a lot of money.The race is worth $340 million each year, according to a 2010 study commissioned from consulting firm AECOM by the race’s organisers, the New York […]
Look How Much Money The Marathon Brings To NYC
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The NYPD Should Be In Disaster Zones, Not Watching People Run 26 Miles

[credit provider=”By Martineric on flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/253527065/sizes/z/in/photostream/”] Why would New Yorkers want to cancel Sunday’s revenue-generating, city-unifying New York City Marathon? Oh yeah, there are still people homeless in Queens and Staten Island. For now, the New York Marathon is a go, and it seems to be the only thing running uninterrupted in […]
The NYPD Should Be In Disaster Zones, Not Watching People Run 26 Miles
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SecondMarket Founder Barry Silbert And Others Invest In SponsorHub’s $750,000 Round

[credit provider=”Thatsfit” url=”http://www.thatsfit.com/2009/11/02/nyc-marathon-results-are-in/”] Three-month-old SponsorHub has raised $750,000 from a bunch of investors, including SecondMarket’s founder Barry Silbert.SponsorHub is an online marketplace for event sponsorships. Other investors include CloudBlue chairman Randy Altschuler, Sextant Group chairman Archibald Cox, Jr, Entree HEALTH SVP Caleb DesRosiers, tech industry veteran James Dudenhoefer, media veteran […]
SecondMarket Founder Barry Silbert And Others Invest In SponsorHub’s $750,000 Round
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This Guy Just Broke The Speed Record In The New York City Marathon

[credit provider=”AP”] Geoffrey Mutai is the fastest man to ever run the New York City Marathon.The Kenyan broke the course record by more than two minutes with a time of 2:05:07 just seven months after setting an unofficial world record with his win of the Boston Marathon in 2:03:02.
This Guy Just Broke The Speed Record In The New York City Marathon