2012 New York City Marathon

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3 options for 2012 NYC Marathon runners

The New York Marathon announced its "resolution" for canceling 2012's race, offering three options for runners.

3 options for 2012 NYC Marathon runners

The New York Marathon announced its "resolution" for canceling 2012's race, offering three options for runners.

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NYC Marathon is canceled

After days of public backlash and outrage, the 2012 New York City Marathon has officially been canceled, announced by Mayor Michael Bloomberg's office Friday evening, calling the race a "source of controversy and division."

NYC Marathon is canceled

After days of public backlash and outrage, the 2012 New York City Marathon has officially been canceled, announced by Mayor Michael Bloomberg's office Friday evening, calling the race a "source of controversy and division."

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Talking with American hero J.R. Martinez

Before the New York City Marathon was canceled, we had the chance to talk with J.R. Martinez, an Iraq war veteran, motivational speaker and "Dancing with the Stars" champion. J.R. was set to run the race with TIMEX.

Talking with American hero J.R. Martinez

Before the New York City Marathon was canceled, we had the chance to talk with J.R. Martinez, an Iraq war veteran, motivational speaker and "Dancing with the Stars" champion. J.R. was set to run the race with TIMEX.

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Race to Remember

In a press conference Thursday afternoon, New York City Marathon race director Mary Wittenberg announced the Race to Recover Marathon Fund to help with Superstorm Sandy relief efforts.

Race to Remember

In a press conference Thursday afternoon, New York City Marathon race director Mary Wittenberg announced the Race to Recover Marathon Fund to help with Superstorm Sandy relief efforts.

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Ryan Hall: 'NYC Marathon is deceptively hard'

We recently talked with ASICS' athlete Ryan Hall, elite runner and the fastest American marathoner. We asked him to share advice and tips for running New York, how to recover after a great race, and what helps get him through his "dark moments."

Ryan Hall: 'NYC Marathon is deceptively hard'

We recently talked with ASICS' athlete Ryan Hall, elite runner and the fastest American marathoner. We asked him to share advice and tips for running New York, how to recover after a great race, and what helps get him through his "dark moments."

NYC Marathon 'will go on'

The 2012 New York City Marathon "will go on" as scheduled on Sunday, as officially announced by Mayor Michael Bloomberg Wednesday afternoon.

'New York City Marathon will proceed'

The 2012 NYC marathon "will proceed," the NYRR announced on Thursday, but Sandy will likely still cause some changes to the weekend.

NYC Marathon still set for Sunday, despite Sandy

The 2012 New York City Marathon is on as scheduled for Sunday, according to race director Mary Wittenberg, who sad that they'll have plenty of time to clean up after Sandy.

2012 New York City Marathon: I'm In!

Marathon registration status: Accepted And just like that, I'm in. Never been so excited to spend $255. My lottery acception for the 2012 ING New York City Marathon was accepted, which means I...

New York City Marathon: The Queensboro Bridge, Gatsby, and My Green Lamp

"The city seen from the Queensboro Bridge is always the city seen for the first time, in its first wild promise of all the mystery and beauty in the world." -- The Great Gatsby The fifteenth mile...

Marathon: The Ultimate Spectator's Sport

Marathons are unique in American sports as the spectators are actually the participants. Stride Nation ponders that interesting paradox.

The NYC Marathon Poncho Is A Real Thing

Stylish. That there is the Marathon Finish Line Poncho for the New York City Marathon, "a water-repellent, hooded, and fleece-lined garment to be handed out to every finisher." That's just one of...

Should the New York City Marathon be run?

The decision to hold the NYC Marathon after Sandy has sparked a lot of criticism, and raised a lot of questions, none bigger than the central issue to all this: should the race even be held this year?

Ryan Hall Enters 2012 NYC Marathon

Ryan Hall, who finished second at the 2012 U.S. Marathon Olympic Trails in February, will plan to run the ING New York City Marathon this fall, it was announced today.

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Marathons and the Invisible Hand of the Market

The increasing popularity of "destination" marathons is driving up prices and shortening sell out times. Don't expect the situation to change anytime soon.

Marathoners Sprint to Races Outside New York as Entrance Fee Escalates

Earlier this week, Stride Nation took a look at the rising costs of premier marathons such as NYC. Bloomberg news has followed up with a very detailed look at why the New York event's prices have escalated and how it is proving to be a benefit for other big city marathons.

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