Contenders Miss Out on Chance for Big PaydayTens of thousands of weekend warriors will return to their day jobs, having lost only travel costs and entry fees with the cancellation of the New York City Marathon. But contenders missed a chance to earn what amounted to half a year's salary.
NYC Marathon off, Wade donates to relief effortThe New York City Marathon is off, and a marathon ride into the city prompted Dwyane Wade to help those still dealing with the horrendous aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.
NYC marathon cancellation the 'right move ' 2 Long Island runners sayTwo Long Island marathoners whose lives were affected by the damage caused by superstorm Sandy expressed relief after the mayor Friday canceled the New York City Marathon. "They took the pressure off of us, the runners, from having to make a choice," ...
NYC Marathon canceled amid outcry over prioritiesMary Wittenberg, president of New York Road Runners (NYRR) which organizes the marathon, said at the press conference that officials and organizers talked about a modified race or postponing the event, but decided it was best to cancel it this year ...
Looking for a NYC Marathon alternative?Not long after the New York City marathon was canceled, Lindsay Eisenhart of Clinton Twp. came up with "a crazy idea." Why not hold an alternative marathon on Sunday, somewhere runners could show all their training - and raise money for those affected ...
Canceling NYC Marathon was right move to makeHeís the man who ñ with the help of brother Lewis and other members of the Rudin family ñ first got the NYC Marathon off and running as a five-borough event in 1976.
New York Marathon Canceled as City RecoversThe marathon has become a part of autumn in New York, a day when the city turns out to cheer the best runners in the world as well as joggers lucky enough to gain entry.
NYC Marathon Takes Right RoadAt almost the last minute, the 2012 New York City Marathon has been canceled, ending several days' worth of needless agitation in a storm-struck city.
Mayor Bloomberg says NYC Marathon canceledWith people in storm-ravaged areas still shivering without electricity and the death toll in New York City at more than 40, many New Yorkers recoiled at the prospect of police officers being assigned to protect a marathon on Sunday. © 2012 The ...
NYC Marathon CEO explains decision to call off race2012 - Nothing has stopped the running of the New York City Marathon during the last 42 years. Not even the terrorist attacks of 2001 which occurred two months prior to the race.
Malibu International Full and Half Marathon Welcomes ING NYC Marathon ...MALIBU, Calif., Nov. 3, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- On November 11, 2012 the Malibu International Full and Half Marathon and SUPathlon (MIM) welcomes all ING NYC Marathon runners. MIM will offer early bird prices using the Malibu4NYC code and 25 ...
Staten Island Hotel Owner Gives Away NYC Marathon Runners' Rooms to ...After superstorm Sandy sparked quarrels over hotel rooms in New York City, one Staten Island hotel owner said he decided to "do the right thing" by refusing to evict storm victims in favor of marathon runners with reservations. Richard Nicotra, the ...
Nets opener postponed by Sandy; NYC Marathon onThe Nets' regular-season debut in Brooklyn will have to wait. The New York City Marathon, however, is good to go. With mass transportation still crippled in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg asked the NBA to postpone ...
Bloomberg and NYC marathon: With can-do stance on big race, mayor misreads ...Mayor Michael Bloomberg tried to sell the New York City Marathon as a symbolic victory for the city after a devastating storm, invoking two of the biggest symbols of them all - Rudy Giuliani and 9/11.
NYC Marathon is canceled for 2012 as New Yorkers recoil and region recovers ...NEW YORK - Under growing pressure with thousands still shivering from Sandy, the New York City Marathon was canceled Friday by Mayor Michael Bloomberg after mounting criticism that this was not the time for a race.
NYC Marathon Facing BacklashNew York state senator Liz Krueger, ESPN commentator Larry Rawson, NYC Marathon entrant Kris LoPresto, and Dallas Marathon executive director Marcus Grunewald debate over the decision to hold the New York City marathon on Sunday. Tags: NYC ...
NYC Marathon canceled amid criticismNew York Road Runners president and CEO Mary Wittenberg at a news conference Friday evening after she and Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced the cancellation of Sunday's 43rd New York Marathon. / Timothy A. Clary AFP/Getty Images. USA Today ...
Mayor Michael Bloomberg cancels NYC Marathon2, 2012. Late on Friday, the New York City Marathon was canceled by Mayor Michael Bloomberg after mounting criticism that this was not the time for a race while the region is still recovering from Superstorm Sandy.
New York Marathon canceled, Bloomberg saysNEW YORK - The New York Marathon will not be held Sunday, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Friday, backtracking just a few hours after he defended the decision to hold it despite heavy criticism as the city struggles back from Superstorm Sandy.
New York City Marathon runners rip Mayor Bloomberg for waiting so long to ...Frank Campagna, 42, who has run six NYC Marathons, said the only thing he's sorry about is that Bloomberg didn't do it sooner.