Chebet and Lokedi of Kenya win NYC Marathon races in debutsNovember 6, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Kenyans Evans Chebet and Sharon Lokedi made huge splashes in their New York City Marathon debuts on Sunday.
Chebet won the men's race and Lokedi the women's race in her first-ever marathon on an unseasonably warm day, with temperatures in the 70s making it one of the hottest in race history since the marathon was moved to November in 1986.
NYC Marathon champion Albert Korir looks to defend titleNovember 3, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — It's been 13 years since an American man won the New York City Marathon when Meb Keflezighi crossed the finish line first in 2009.
There's a strong international field, including defending champion Albert Korir of Kenya, expected on Sunday at the 51st running of the event.
Korir joins Jepchirchir in defending NYC Marathon titleAugust 10, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Albert Korir is joining fellow Kenyan runner Peres Jepchirchir in attempting to defend his title at the New York City Marathon.
Korir won the 50th edition of the five-borough race last November, two years after finishing second.
Jepchirchir to defend NYC Marathon title, eyes course recordJune 13, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Tokyo Olympic gold medalist Peres Jepchirchir plans to defend her title at the New York City Marathon, telling The Associated Press she hopes to break the course record this November after finishing 8 seconds off the mark last year.
NYC Marathon returning to 50,000 runner field in NovemberFebruary 24, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City Marathon will return to full capacity with 50,000 runners this year after the race was canceled in 2020 and limited last fall due to the coronavirus.
Comeback story: Korir wins NYC Marathon 2 years after 2ndNovember 7, 2021 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — New York sought a comeback story for its 50th marathon, and Albert Korir delivered.
And for a city whose sports fans don't accept second best, Peres Jepchirchir came through with a memorable first.
Hug, De Rozario win NYC Marathon wheelchair racesNovember 7, 2021 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Madison de Rozario of Australia has won the New York City Marathon women’s wheelchair race, holding off past champions Tatyana McFadden and Manuela Schär for her first Big Apple victory.
NYC Marathon returns from pandemic pause for 50th runningNovember 5, 2021 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Gary Muhrcke was an amateur when he became the first runner to cross the finish line at a New York City Marathon, and none of the 54 men who followed him were pros, either.
Olympic bronze medalist Molly Seidel to run NYC MarathonAugust 18, 2021 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Olympic bronze medalist Molly Seidel is one of several standout American women planning to run the New York City Marathon in November, race organizers announced Wednesday.
Seidel stunned even herself with a third-place finish in Tokyo this month in just the third 26.2-mile race of her career.
Sara Hall wins New York Mini 10K in Central ParkJune 12, 2021 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Sara Hall won her second consecutive title at the Mastercard New York Mini 10K on Saturday, finishing the Central Park race in 31 minutes, 33 seconds. It was the fastest time by an American in the 49-year history of women-only event.
The Latest: New York City Marathon coming back in NovemberMay 17, 2021 GMT
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:
The New York Road Runners announced Monday that the 50th running of the New York City Marathon will be staged on Nov.
New York City Marathon canceled because of coronavirusJune 24, 2020 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City Marathon was canceled Wednesday because of the coronavirus pandemic, with organizers and city officials deciding that holding the race on Nov...
NY team helping immigrant runners realize American dreamNovember 30, 2019 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — A no-name entrant at this month’s New York City Marathon — literally, he didn’t even qualify to have his name printed on his bib — Girma Bekele Gebre crashed the elite field and finished third in the largest 26...
Jepkosgei wins NYC in 1st marathon, Kamworor takes men’sNovember 3, 2019 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Joyciline Jepkosgei arrived in New York with a modest goal for her first marathon ever...
Runner who lost feet to frostbite completes first marathonNovember 13, 2018 GMT
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A former University of Alaska Anchorage runner who lost both of his feet to frostbite in 2011 ran his first marathon and became an American citizen last week...
Ethiopia’s Desisa, Kenya’s Keitany win NYC MarathonNovember 4, 2018 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — By the time Mary Keitany was pacing her way up Manhattan's First Avenue, she had no reason to look back for challengers...
On solid ground: ‘Sully,’ controller reunite at NYC MarathonOctober 27, 2018 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — The image is miraculous: Passengers standing on the wings of a US Airways jetliner as it floats down the Hudson River...
Meb runs final NYC Marathon to cheers, collapsing at finishNovember 5, 2017 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Meb Keflezighi left it all on the course in his final New York City Marathon, blowing kisses and giving the thumbs-up to the adoring crowds in Central Park before collapsing at the finish line...
After truck attack, NYC circles the wagons around marathonNovember 3, 2017 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — In a city shaken by its deadliest terrorist attack since 9/11, police are promising an unprecedented security effort to try to secure a soft target spanning five boroughs and 26...
US marathon legend Meb Keflezighi nears the end of the roadMarch 21, 2017 GMT
BOSTON (AP) — Meb Keflezighi helped the running world reclaim the Boston Marathon with a sensational American victory the year after the deadly 2013 bombings.
Now he's nearing the end of the road, and he couldn't be happier...
Storm makes Central Park a mess before NY MarathonNovember 1, 2011 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Workers cleaning up after a freak snowstorm raced Monday to clear fallen branches and splintered trees from paths and roads in Central Park in time for this weekend's New York City Marathon, which winds through the park.