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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 […]

Ryan And Sara Hall Start Foundation To Support Youth

Halls to donate prize money from fall races to the foundation, a portion of which will fund an NYRR Young Runners program in each of the five boroughs New York, September 24, 2009—American distance runners Ryan and Sara Hall today announced the formation of The Hall Steps Foundation, a charitable initiative that will fund programs […]

Movie Star Edward Norton Running NYC Marathon For Kenyan Charity

The Fight Club star will be raising money for a conservation fund. Edward Norton, known for his roles in Fight Club and American History X, will take to the streets of New York City on November 1st for the 2009 ING New York City Marathon. Norton will be running for a charity called Maasai Wilderness […]

Back On The Bus: Respect

“If I had my competitive career to run over again, I would change some of my attitudes to injuries. I would show them more respect. Because after all, injuries weren’t some unknown barrier that I was trying to crash through. Injuries were simply my body telling me that something wrong was happening.” These words are […]