On Sunday, Kaitlyn Curran, a nurse at St. Barnabas Hospital, ran the New York City Marathon. Around mile 16, her boyfriend, Dennis Galvin, a firefighter, proposed to her. She said yes. Curran finished the race in 4 hours and 24 minutes, and she and Galvin are happy. But people have […]
Desiree Linden became the first American woman to win the Boston Marathon in 33 years in 2018. She ran the 26.2-mile race in 2 hours, 39 minutes, and 54 seconds. She’s competing again this year, fuelled by pasta, peanut butter, and lots of coffee. Desiree Linden drank champagne from her […]
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 […]
The New York City Marathon is this weekend and thousands of runners are prepping to conquer the 26.2 miles of city streets. Training for a marathon can take months of dedication, but the toughest challenge the day of the race is navigating the course and keeping a steady pace. In […]
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On November 3, a record 50,304 people completed the New York City Marathon. All of them started by running over the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge from Staten Island to Brooklyn. New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), which operates some of the city’s bridges as well as its subway, bus, and train systems, […]
[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 […]
[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 […]
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/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 […]
Following Superstorm Sandy, CNBC’s capital markets editor Gary Kaminsky blasted Mayor Michael Bloomberg for going ahead with the New York City Marathon during “Squawk On The Street”.
[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 […]
[credit provider=”Daniel Goodman / Business Insider”] With two million onlookers and 46,795 finishers, the New York City’s 43rd Marathon was a big success.The many racers were warmly greeted on the streets on New York by cheering onlookers. The city was in full race gear with many street closures and police […]
[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.