Saturday, November 3, 2012

NYC Marathon

  • NYC Marathon Off: How Runners Can (and Should) Help With Sandy Relief Efforts

    With the cancelation of the NYC Marathon there are now upwards of 40,000 able-bodied and strong-willed individuals in the New York area who can still put all of these attributes to good use, including me.

  • NYC Marathon off, Wade donates to relief effort

    The 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.

  • No NYC Marathon to run for group of Native Americans who were racing to ...

    The 43rd running of the ING New York City Marathon is now, of course, the latest victim of the wreckage left behind by Sandy, done in by the growing firestorm about holding the race in a city with neighborhoods that look like the Gulf Coast, post-Katrina.

  • NYC marathon cancellation the 'right move ' 2 Long Island runners say

    Two 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 But Man Still Proposes At Finish Line [PHOTOS]

    Like all the competitors who trained for the 2012 NYC Marathon, Hannah Vahaba will not be running the race this year. But she also will never forget her moment at the finish line.

  • 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 ...

  • NYC Marathon canceled amid outcry over priorities

    Mary 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 ...

  • And it's off: NYC Marathon canceled

    And it's off: NYC Marathon canceled. In a city devastated by Sandy, holding a race through five battered boroughs just seemed like the wrong idea, according to officials.

  • New York Marathon Canceled as City Recovers From Storm

    The 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.

  • Mayor Bloomberg says NYC Marathon canceled

    With 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 ...

  • 'I feel like I was robbed': Runners frustrated, some angry after city puts ...

    He added that the thousands of blankets and bottles of water that were to be used for the marathon were instead being donated to communities hurting from the disaster.

  • Truthdiggers of the Week: NYC Marathon Protesters

    Mayor Michael Bloomberg had insisted the New York City Marathon would proceed as scheduled Sunday even as the city's five boroughs were experiencing rampant flooding, power outages and mass transit shutdowns in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

  • NYC Marathon Canceled: What Took Them So Long?

    The NYC Marathon is a fantastic sporting event. Runners go through all five boroughs of this great city, and the visual aesthetics are usually a delight as cameras pick up the essence of the town, the trees changing color, and the spectators cheering ...

  • NYC Marathon CEO explains decision to call off race

    2012 - 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.

  • NYC Marathon Takes Right Road

    At 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.

  • Nets opener postponed by Sandy; NYC Marathon on

    The 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 ...

  • NYC Marathon Facing Backlash

    New 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Race 2 Recover NYC: Website Matches Canceled Marathon Hotels Rooms With ...

    An website only a day old may turn out to be crucial to getting displaced New Yorkers without heat and hot water into warm hotel rooms this weekend in the wake of Superstorm Sandy.

  • NYC Marathon canceled amid criticism

    New 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. (Photo: Timothy A. Clary AFP/Getty Images) ...

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