New York Marathon
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The 26.2-mile-long cultural melting pot is New York at its best.
Are you new to the NYC Marathon? Are you new to New York City? Then this post is for you! As a seven-time race veteran and New York City local for 20 years, I have a bit of an insider's view of the 26.2 miles you've trained to run.
Charity Miles is so easy to use. A spectator or runner could carry the app with them in their pocket or hand and be racking
Was it my best run? No, not even close, but I was not frustrated, upset or disappointed. I knew that on that day I had given it my all. That given the circumstances and the interruptions in training, I'd left everything out there on the road.
“I was able to help Jimmy become more active, get in the community, lose weight, and tie his shoes,” Davis said in a press
I didn't want to run a marathon again. I had already run the New York City Marathon three times, and I felt like I had gotten what I needed from it. I'd had an amazing experience each year I'd run, and my times had gotten better with each race. I was happy with that.
We addressed the economic stability of the home through micro credits, ignited the passion for learning in the household through free adult literacy classes and put a tremendous amount of effort towards supporting the health of mothers and children to tackle the worlds highest mother and child mortality rates.
On a recent foggy Sunday in Central Park, a group of runners lingered near the finish line of a half-marathon, recounting
New York Road Runners (NYRR), the group that puts on the race, faced a logistical nightmare after the marathon was canceled
So much for charity. Organizers of the New York City Marathon, who routinely crow about all the money the race raises for
Last Friday, as many wrestled with the idea of running the NYC Marathon in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, I submitted a proposal asking that people use Charity Miles to join the marathon from afar, even if only for a few miles.
This was my own personal dream and one I'm not sure now will ever come true. However, had the marathon not been canceled, I am certain I would not have run. How could I face my community and my family and proudly say I ran in the 2012 NYC Marathon?
Why is okay for the professional sports players to play on Sunday, but not the average person who has trained hard and is getting paid nothing? Why do average people have to make the donations and sacrifices, while the professionals don't?
I began to truly grasp, with every heartbeat, every pulse, every foot strike, that I am alive and free again, in much the same way I'd felt in the years preceding the day my blood stopped flowing. Indeed I felt not only alive, but that life is the ultimate gift.
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