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In this Nov. 3, 2012 file photo, a crowd of runners stands near the barricaded Central Park finish line for the canceled New York Marathon. (AP Photo/ John Minchillo, File)

1 year after Sandy, NYC marathoners ready to run

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City Marathon is hoping to make a triumphant comeback this weekend after Superstorm Sandy’s devastation forced its cancellation last year. And despite heightened security following the terror attack […]

10/31/2013

NYC Marathon returns after Boston attack

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City Marathon’s security budget has doubled to about $1 million after the bombings at this year’s race in Boston. Sunday’s event comes after last year’s marathon was called […]

10/28/2013

Priscah Jeptoo of Kenya celebrates after winning the women's 2013 London marathon. (AP Photo)

Thousands run in NYC, elsewhere to support Boston

NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of New Yorkers donned “I Run for Boston” bibs during a 4-mile run Sunday in Central Park, one of a number of races held around the world in support of […]

04/21/2013

Bloomberg criticized for marathon go-ahead

NEW YORK (AP) – Some New Yorkers don’t have any interest in seeing the city go ahead with Sunday’s New York Marathon — but that’s what Mayor Michael Bloomberg is planning to do. Bloomberg says […]

11/02/2012

NFL and players' union donating $1 million

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL and the players’ union are combining to donate $1 million to the American Red Cross to help in the recovery efforts in the Northeast after Hurricane Sandy. Also, the […]

11/01/2012

NYC Marathon organizers awaiting word from city

NEW YORK (AP) – NYC Marathon organizers say they’re moving forward with plans for Sunday’s race but await final word from city officials on whether the event can go on after Superstorm Sandy. Mayor Michael […]

10/31/2012

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