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Mebathon! Enjoying American Meb Keflezighi’s Final NYC Marathon

Meb Keflezighi is the last American male to win the New York City Marathon, accomplishing the feat back in 2009. The Eritrean-born marathon runner also won the Boston Marathon in 2014, and he won the Silver Medal at the 2004 Olympics. Imagine that – coming in second place in the event the Greeks invented! But […]

Which 10 Celebrities Ran the 2017 NYC Marathon the Fastest?

Some people are runners that become celebrities because they’ve won the New York City Marathon, like Shalane Flanagan and Meb Keflezighi, and some people are celebrities that just happen to run in the 2017 NYC Marathon! Props to these famous people for giving it their all and trying their feet at long-distance running at such […]

Considering a Plant-Based Diet as Part of Your Recovery or Training?

Sample Some of Vegan’s Best in NYC If you’re considering a plant-based diet—to improve your training, to avoid eating and harming animals, and to benefit the planet and your personal health—treat yourself to a few vegan meals this week in New York City. Some elite athletes, such as ultramarathon runner Scott Jurek, have been singing […]

9 Interesting Numbers About NYC Marathon History

The 2017 New York City Marathon ran for the 47th time Sunday, as over 50,000 long-distance runners set out to run through New York City’s five boroughs in just a few hours. We thought it would be fun to look back at some of the more interesting numbers that surround this landmark event that now […]

Meet the 2017 NYC Marathon Winners: Kamworor, Flanagan, Hug and Schär

For the 47th time, the New York City Marathon ran Sunday, November 5, and the 2017 NYC Marathon winners are an extraordinary bunch. From the Kenyan male, Geoffrey Kamworor, to female Portland native Shalane Flanagan, to the Swiss wheelchair race men’s and women’s winners, Marcel Hug and Manuela Schär, all four competitors beat all comers […]

2017 TCS New York City Marathon Winners

Flanagan, an NYRR Team for Kids Ambassador and Olympic medalist, becomes first woman to win the race in 40 years, with second-fastest ever time by an American woman Kamworor takes first major marathon title in men’s open division, while Hug and Schär complete Swiss sweep in wheelchair division New York, November 5, 2017 – The […]

5 NYC Parks for Walking off Marathon Soreness

Bravo! You’ve completed the TCS New York City Marathon. And if you’re lucky enough to have a few carefree days left in the Big Apple, there’s no better time—with fall colors and moderate temps—to visit some of the city’s favorite parks. Plus, your recovering legs will thank you for a leisurely stroll to get the […]

NYC Tightens Security for Marathon

Just days after a pickup truck plowed down a bike path along the Hudson River, killing eight people and injuring nearly a dozen more, NYPD tweeted about working with its law enforcement partners to prepare for the TCS New York City Marathon: “Be assured, this team effort has all of us ready.” Both competitors and […]

2017 TCS New York City Marathon to be Broadcast on ABC7, ESPN2 and Available Globally in Over 616 Million Households on Sunday, November 5

ESPN commentators John Anderson and Sage Steele to serve as lead announcers with support from 15 nationally and locally recognized commentators, reporters, and analysts 10.5 hours of race-week coverage planned on ABC7 in New York tristate area New York, November 3, 2017— The 2017 TCS New York City Marathon will be broadcast on ABC7, ESPN2 […]