New York City Marathon: Page 7

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Young at Heart, American Abdirahman Runs to Third-Place Finish in NYC Marathon

Abdi Abdirahman ran like a man almost half his age on Sunday in the New York City Marathon, but that should really come as no surprise. The 39-year-old four-time U.S. Olympian from Somalia who lives and trains in Tucson, Ariz., has continued to run strong late in his career. Although he hasn’t run a marathon […]

Keitany Threepeats, Youngster Ghebreslassie Win NYC Marathon

Kenya’s Mary Keitany once again proved she’s the queen of the Big Apple on Sunday, running away with her third straight New York City Marathon victory. Amid mild temperatures and a slight breeze, Keitany led almost wire-to-wire on the way to becoming the first woman to win three straight NYC titles since Norwegian legend Grete […]

Inside the Wheelchair Races at the NYC Marathon

An hour before the elite women cross the starting line for their 26.2-mile journey around the five boroughs, an even speedier group—in fact, the fastest competitors in the race—will begin their division of the TCS New York City Marathon. They’re the elite push rim wheelchair athletes, and while they’ve achieved more publicity and respect in recent years, especially thanks to […]

Behind the Scenes of the the NYC Marathon Timing Operations

Most runners, and even some highly placed race officials, think timing and scoring a running event, even one as big as the TCS New York City Marathon, entails little more than pushing a button or two and waiting for the results to print out or be posted online. Tom Kelley, who’s in charge of that function for the marathon […]

‘Global Citizen’ Diane Nukuri Ready to Mix it up in NYC

It won’t be hard to pick out Diane Nukuri in the pack of elite women at Sunday’s TCS New York City Marathon—at 6 feet tall, with her signature Grace Jones-like high-and-tight haircut, she’s one of the most distinctive runners in the field. Less easy is categorizing where the 31-year-old Nukuri fits in the running world. Born in the East […]