New York City Marathon

Joyciline Jepkosgei, of Kenya, crosses the finish line to win the Pro Women's Division of the New York City Marathon, in New York's Central Park, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
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November 03, 2019 - 3:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Joyciline Jepkosgei arrived in New York with a modest goal for her first marathon ever. "My focus was to finish the race," she said, a gold medal hanging around her neck. Not bad for a novice. Jepkosgei upset four-time champion Mary Keitany to win the New York City Marathon on...
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FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2019, file photo, Lelisa Desisa, of Ethiopia, wins the men's marathon at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar. The IOC is seeking to relocate next summer’s Olympic marathon from steamy Tokyo to the cooler northern city of Sapporo after seeing competitors collapse in extreme heat at the world championships in Qatar. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty, File)
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November 03, 2019 - 3:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Reigning men's champion Lelisa Desisa dropped out of the New York City Marathon after completing just seven miles following a grueling victory at the sweltering world championships last month. Desisa, who is from Ethiopia, was in 17th place at the seven-mile mark before leaving the...
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Manuela Schar, of Switzerland, crosses the finish line to win the pro wheelchair women's division of the New York City Marathon, in New York's Central Park, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
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November 03, 2019 - 11:27 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Manuela Schär of Switzerland has won her third straight women's wheelchair title at the New York City Marathon, giving her eight consecutive marathon major victories. After rolling ahead of the record pace for much of Sunday's race, Schär crossed the finish about a minute off the...
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Marla Diamond
October 29, 2019 - 5:00 am
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — Sunday marks the 49th running of the TCS New York City Marathon and one man from Connecticut tells us this year, he’s inspired by his young daughter who died of cancer. Jim McCaffrey tells WCBS 880’s Marla Diamond the part he is most looking forward to is also a highlight for...
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FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2018 file photo Shalane Flanagan of the United States reacts after crossing the finish line third in the women's division of the New York City Marathon in New York. Flanagan says she is retiring from competitive running to become a coach. She made the announcement Monday, Oct. 21, 2019 saying she has only one regret: "I regret I can’t do it all over again." (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, file)
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October 21, 2019 - 1:34 pm
Four-time Olympian and New York City Marathon champion Shalane Flanagan says she is retiring from competitive running to become a coach. Flanagan made the announcement on social media on Monday, saying she has only one regret: "I regret I can't do it all over again." A native of Marblehead,...
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This photo provided by Earl Granville, Alex Douglass gives a thumbs up after his surgery at the Hospital of Special Surgery in Manhattan on Dec. 12, 2018 in New York. The Pennsylvania state police trooper who was shot in a 2014 ambush has had his right leg amputated below the knee. (Earl Granville via AP)
December 14, 2018 - 2:24 pm
A Pennsylvania state police trooper who was shot in a 2014 ambush has had his right leg amputated below the knee. Trooper Alex Douglass underwent the surgery this week at a New York City hospital. His friend Earl Granville said Friday that Douglass had been having some medical complications with...
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Lelisa Desisa, of Ethiopia, crosses the finish line first in the men's division of the New York City Marathon in New York, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
November 04, 2018 - 12:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia has won the New York City Marathon, holding off countryman Shura Kitata by 1.99 seconds. Desisa finished in 2 hours, 5 minutes, 59 seconds. Last year's winner, Geoffrey Kamworor of Kenya, finished third. Mary Keitany of Kenya became the second woman to win...
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nyc marathon 2017
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November 03, 2018 - 3:16 pm
The marathon runs 26.2 miles through the five boroughs, from the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge on Staten Island to Columbus Circle in Manhattan. Here's the best spots to catch a glimpse.
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Derik Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports
November 03, 2018 - 3:10 pm
Here's a look at five runners to watch at this year's TCS New York City Marathon.
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NYPD officer stands guard as runners make their way on Lafayette Avenue during the 2017 TCS New York City Marathon
(Photo by Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images)
October 31, 2018 - 12:09 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The NYPD is busy preparing for Sunday's New York City marathon. RELATED: NYPD to up security at Halloween parade in wake of shooting, bomb scares Last year security was beefed up following the West Side bike path attack. Police Commissioner James O'Neill said security will...
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