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New York City Marathon

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  • Government shutdown could alter NYC Marathon

    Government shutdown could alter NYC Marathon
    The government shutdown won't shut down the New York City Marathon, but it could shift things around a little. Race organizers are working on a plan to move the event's staging area, currently set for Fort Wadsworth, a federally operated facility on...
  • Pamela Anderson completes NYC marathon, tweets aftermath photo

    Pamela Anderson completes NYC marathon, tweets aftermath photo
    Pamela Anderson ran the New York City Marathon on Sunday and has photographic evidence to prove just how brutal the aftermath can be. The "Baywatch" babe joined Sean Penn's J/P Haitian Relief Organization team along with a slew of other people who ran...
  • Pixie haircut for Pamela Anderson! Blond bombshell gets a new 'do

    Pixie haircut for Pamela Anderson! Blond bombshell gets a new 'do
    Pamela Anderson is the latest celebrity adopter of the pixie haircut. And can you say va-va-cute?! The "Baywatch" bombshell's elfin makeover puts her in the ranks of Charlize Theron, Halle Berry, Anne Hathaway, Michelle Williams, Beyonce and Rihanna....
  • Giuliana Rancic's many efforts to raise breast cancer awareness

    Giuliana Rancic's many efforts to raise breast cancer awareness
    Beyond her penchant for fedoras and baseball caps, Giuliana Rancic wears a multitude of hats. She is co-anchor of E! News, host of "Live From the Red Carpet," co-host of "Fashion Police," co-star of reality show "Giuliana and Bill" — moving to E!...
  • Doug Kern's "Miles for Miracles" campaign has been an inspiration, as well as a rousing success

    Doug Kern doesn't consider himself to be an inspirational person, but obviously, many of his friends and family don't agree. Kern broke his neck while making a tackle as a Parkland football player when he was 16 years old back in 1970. It was a...
  • UCLA's Bob Larsen, John Godina elected to U.S. track hall of fame

    Bob Larsen, who coached UCLA’s men’s track team to two NCAA outdoor titles and guided Bruins alumnus Meb Keflezighi to a silver medal in the 2004 Athens Olympic marathon, and shot putter John Godina, a two-time Olympic medalist and three-...
  • California woman, 86, dies after marathon finish: 'What a way to go'

    California woman, 86, dies after marathon finish: 'What a way to go'
    Joy Johnson, 86, put faith and family first. But after that? Life was all about running. The San Jose woman died Monday, one day after she fell and hit her head but still managed to complete the New York City Marathon -- the 25th consecutive time she...
  • Marathon Jesus: See photos of NYC runner in holy costume

    Marathon Jesus: See photos of NYC runner in holy costume
    "Marathon Jesus" made an appearance in New York City on Sunday. A man named Makoto Takeuchi from Chiba, Japan, according to the name registered under his BIB number, ran the New York City Marathon on Sunday (three days after Halloween) dressed as Jesus....
  • Weight Watchers winner is no longer hiding

    Weight Watchers winner is no longer hiding
    Until last year, Julie Real avoided being seen. She dreaded requests by her husband, an effervescent and social person, to visit the beach, park or bars. Photographs were largely a no-no. The only times she faced a camera was at the births of her...
  • Finally, New York cancels Sunday's marathon

    Finally, New York cancels Sunday's marathon
    New York mayor Michael Bloomberg finally got the message that in the wake of Superstorm Sandy, the New York City Marathon had become an obscenity. Friday, in the face of blistering criticism, Bloomberg said Sunday's race has been cancelled.  It...
  • Amputee a driving force in getting people with disabilities moving

    Amputee a driving force in getting people with disabilities moving
    Army veteran Melissa Stockwell has one strong, healthy leg. The other is a scarred, 6-inch stump that she has proudly nicknamed "Little Leg." The Bucktown woman throws birthday parties for this shortened limb, always dresses it in her favorite colors...
  • Record-setting competitors through the years

    The Bank of America Chicago Marathon boasts a fast course, a stunning backdrop and a history rich in record-breaking runs. Some 35,000 runners are expected to cross the finish line on October 13, and Grant Park is once again the setting, as spectators...