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Lel Adds To List Of Elites Dropping Out Of New York

Two-time champion misses second consecutive NYC Marathon. Former New York City Marathon champion Martin Lel has been forced to withdraw from the race. Lel cites are a recent injury as his reason for missing the race for the second year in a row. Lel is just another casualty of the elite field, as the race […]

Meet Jason Lehmkuhle

Gone are the days when a 2:12 American marathoner could not “fly under the radar.” Jason Lehmkuhle has been around for a while. He is 32 years old and has been running professionally for a decade. He has achieved many worthy accomplishments in that decade, yet most fans of American running do not know much […]

Yoga Workshop Offered For All New York City Marathoners

Competitor.com’s yoga expert, Sage Rountree, will lead the class. If you happen to be in town for the marathon or just live in New York City and want to learn some yoga for runners, you are in the right place. Competitor.com’s very own yoga guru Sage Rountree is offering a workshop Saturday, October 31st from […]

New York City Marathon Field Gets Stronger

Source: New York Road Runners New York, October 14, 2009 — Four-time Boston Marathon champion Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot and 2009 Boston Marathon champion Salina Kosgei, both of Kenya, have entered the ING New York City Marathon 2009 on Sunday, November 1, it was announced today by New York Road Runners president and CEO and race […]

Asics Develops Custom Shoe For Ryan Hall

Courtesy of Asics Irvine, Calif. (October 14, 2009) – In June 2009, esteemed ASICS athlete Ryan Hall traveled to the ASICS Research and Development Center in Kobe, Japan to undergo testing and evaluation, which would be utilized in constructing a custom pair of running shoes perfectly suited to his needs. The shoes have been completed […]

Samuelson Hits The Roads On A Japanese Game Show

Former Olympic marathon champion had some fun in Japan. American distance legend Joan Benoit Samuelson took some time out of her training for the upcoming ING New York City Marathon to participate in a popular Japanese game show. Although these shows are sometimes full of embarrassing or out-right painful moments, Samuelson was asked to simply […]

Exclusive Meb Keflezighi Interview

The favorite to win Sunday’s Rock ‘n’ Roll San Jose Half Marathon shares some of his training secrets and his hopes for the future. Written by: Matt Fitzgerald Mebrahtom “Meb” Keflezighi, 34, of Mammoth Lakes, Calif., will compete in—and is favored to win—the Rock ‘n’ Roll San Jose Half Marathon Sunday. Born in Eritrea, Meb […]

Radcliffe Added To New York City Lineup

Three-time champion will run tune-up half in Birmingham. The New York Road Runners have confirmed that world record holder, and defending champion, Paula Radcliffe of the UK will race the 2009 ING New York City Marathon. Radcliffe won convincingly in New York this summer at the New York City Half-Marathon, but that has been her […]

Lance Armstrong Interested In Running New York City Marathon

Lance wants to help pace Joan Benoit Samuelson, as she did for him in 2006. According to a New York Times report, Lance Armstrong has inquired about running part of the 2009 ING New York City Marathon. Armstrong said he wants to help pace 1984 Olympic gold medalist Joan Benoit Samuelson for part of the […]

More Americans Join New York City Marathon Elite Field

NEW YORK –The 2004 Olympic marathon silver medalist and the ING New York City Marathon 2004 runner-up, Meb Keflezighi, will be joined by three-time Olympian Abdi Abdirahman and marathon rookie Jorge Torres to lead a strong line-up of Americans entered in the ING New York City Marathon 2009 on Sunday, November 1, it was announced […]