November 04, 2016

RRW: Cubs Magic On Their Minds, Craig Leon & Molly Huddle Ready for TCS NYC Marathon

Leon is a lifetime Cubs fan and said he will try to emulate their team motto on Sunday which is, "'We never quit' and 'Try not to suck!'"
September 02, 2016

RRW: Five Women Doing the Zurich/Fifth Avenue Double

A race in Zurich, a flight to NYC and another race in less than 48-hours for Jenny Simpson, Emma Coburn, Kate Grace, Laura Muir and Stephanie Garcia.
March 03, 2016

Global Athletics And Marketing Statement: The adidas Grand Prix Will Be Replaced With A Street Competition Event

GA&M president Mark Wetmore: "It’s been a great run on Randall’s Island, New York, and now we’re looking ahead to producing a new event. As we look forward, we believe that changing our focus to a street meet is one way to make the event attractive to a younger audience."  
March 03, 2016

The New York Diamond League Is No More: Rabat Meeting Will Replace New York City In Diamond League Series

The adidas GP has opted out of hosting a DL meet and will now be replaced on the IAAF schedule by Rabat, giving Africa its first DL meet.
February 19, 2016

Coming This April: Armory Announces The NYC Indoor Marathon

The release says it is a "new twist" on the original indoor marathon from 1906 in Madison Square Garden. Looks like it will be all relay races, so no one will run a full marathon. *MB Archives: Has a lapped runner ever come back to win a race?
February 09, 2016

Molly Huddle And Ben True Headline Fields For 2016 United Airlines NYC Half On March 20th

Huddle won last year in a CR 68:31 and this will be Ben True's half-marathon debut.
October 27, 2015

Defending Champion Donn Cabral Leads Field For Saturday's NYRR Dash To The Finish Line 5K

Alexi Pappas and Ashley Higginson head women's field.
October 08, 2015

Actor Ethan Hawke to Run 2015 TCS New York City Marathon

He's running with his wife for charity.
July 27, 2015

Finland's Ashprihanal Alto Wins And Sets Record At Self-Transcendence 3,100-Mile Race, The World's Longest Certified Race

The runners must average 59.6 miles per day – for 52 straight days. Aalto finished in a little over 40-days. The entire race is held on a high school campus in NYC, the course being open from 6AM to midnight each day. Crazy.

May 06, 2015

Stephen Sambu Will Try To Defend His Title Against Wilson Kipsang, Lelisa Desisa, Geoffrey Mutai And Ben True At The 2015 UAE Healthy Kidney 10K On Saturday, May 30

Leonard Korir and Abdi Abdirahman are also in the field. The women are led by Joyce Chepkirui who faces Mamitu Daska, Mary Wacera, Gladys Cherono and Gemma Steel.

March 26, 2015

Usain Bolt Will Compete At June 13th adidas Grand Prix In NYC

The last time Bolt raced in NYC was at this meet in 2008 and he set his first WR with 9.72 in the 100.

"No one could ever forget their first World Record, and I will never forget the crowd in New York that night. They had to wait for an hour during a thunderstorm delay before our race, and I don’t think a single person left the stadium. They deserved a great performance, and I’m glad I was able to give it to them. I’m looking forward to running in New York again.”

February 19, 2015

Elite American And International Fields Announced For March 15th 2015 United Airlines NYC Half

Stephen Sambu faces a field of top Americans, including Meb Keflezighi, Dathan Ritzenhein, Abdi Abdirahman, Matt Tegenkamp and, in their debuts, Chris Solinsky and Andrew Bumbalough.

December 11, 2014

Molly Huddle Announced For NYC Half Marathon On March 15th

Last year, Huddle made her debut at NYC with 1:09:04.

November 03, 2014

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.