2014 New York City Marathon - TCS New York City Marathon

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November 2, 2014
Wilson Kipsang Wins New York

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In a battle that spanned five boroughs and took almost all of the course’s 26.2 miles, 32-year-old Mary Keitany of Kenya made her triumphant return to marathoning after a 2+ year absence, winning the 2014 TCS New York City Marathon in 2:25:07 over fellow Kenyan Jemima Sumgong. We break down the women's race.

Meb Keflezighi is Running His 10th NYC Marathon - Ten Facts You May Not Know About "Marathon Meb"

Record-Breaking Numbers At The 44th Running Of The TCS New York City Marathon

Article includes some other interesting stats and list of celebrity finishers.

Mary Keitany Outkicks Jemima Sumgong to Win New York City Marathon in 2:25:07

Wilson Kipsang Outkicks Lelisa Desisa to Win $600,000 and 2014 New York City Marathon

RRW: Meb Keflezighi Feeling Right At Home At The TCS NYC Marathon

RRW: Americans Relying On Experience at TCS NYC Marathon

RRW: Edna Kiplagat Seeking Second TCS NYC Marathon Title

RRW: Despite Pressure, Wilson Kipsang Is Cool Entering TCS NYC Marathon

Tracking - 2014 New York City Marathon Tracking

Television, Streaming Info for 2014 TCS New York City Marathon

Geoffrey Mutai, Wilson Kipsang, Stephen Kiprotich, Lelisa Desisa Ready to Battle in New York on Sunday

Rita Jeptoo's Agent and Coach, Paula Radcliffe, and NYC Marathon Pros React to News of Jeptoo's Positive "A" Drug Test

The agent and coach of the world's top marathoner Rita Jeptoo expressed shock and surprise along with many of the top pros at Jeptoo's positive test.

41 Year Old Deena Kastor Ready to Take Names on the Street of New York: "To call (running) a job is a joke"

Deena Kastor is the Queen of America's current marathoners and on Sunday she could prove to be one of the best as she's running tremendously in 2014 with "running as a lifestyle" mantra.

The Americans are Ready for New York City 2014: Interviews with Meb Keflezighi, Deena Kastor, Desi Linden, Kara Goucher and More

The Americans were in a positive mood ahead of NYC on Sunday. Ryan Vail is shooting for top 10, Nick Arciniaga wants top 5 and Meb didn't list a specific goal as he will adapt to how the race plays out. Goucher believes in herself, Linden wants to make sure she gets to 20 miles feeling good and Kastor is looking to succeed with her new laid-back lifestyle (though she's still taking the race seriously).

New York Marathon Women's Preview: Mary Keitany (2nd-Fastest Marathoner Ever) Takes on 2-Time World Champ Edna Kiplagat and a Slew of Challengers

Mary Keitany (2:18:37 pb) may be a Paula Radcliffe type talent, but she'll have her hands full in NYC in her first marathon in two years. She'll be challenged by former double World Champ Edna Kiplagat, and NYC champs Jelena Prokopcuka and Firehiwot Dado, plus 2013 runner-up Buzunesh Deba. Desiree Linden leads the American field, which also includes 41-year-old Deena Kastor (shooting for 2:25) and Kara Goucher, in her first marathon since April 2013. 

 

2014 TCS New York City Marathon American Men's Preview: Can Meb Keflezighi Do It Again?

Boston champ Meb Keflezighi is the big American name in New York and he'll be looking to keep the momentum going after his unbelievable win in Boston. Ryan Vail (2:10:57 pb) and Nick Arciniaga (2:11:30 pb) will be looking to battle Meb for top American honors alongside debutants Luke Puskedra and Aron Rono.

2014 New York City Marathon Preview: 2-Time Defending Champ Geoffrey Mutai Takes on Wilson Kipsang, Stephen Kiprotich, and Meb

Mutai (2:03:02 pb) and Kipsang (2:03:23) are the big names but there's plenty of talent behind them, including Olympic/World champ Stephen Kiprotich of Uganda, 2013 Boston champ Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia and 2013 NYC 3rd-placer Lusapho April of South Africa. Japan's Yuki Kawauchi will also be running his 10th marathon of the year in NYC.

The Good, The Bad And The Ugly From Last Year's New York City Marathon Broadcast on ESPN2

This fall we've been doing a lot of book reviews. How about a marathon broadcast review? We take a look back at the first live national broadcast of the NYC Marathon in 25 years and give you our thoughts. A few easy solutions would vastly improve the broadcast - including starting the men, not the women first.

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