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Central Harlem »

Harlem Half Marathon Organizer Forced to Refund Fees Due to Lack of Permits

The Harlem Half Marathon is giving registered runners refunds because they don't have city approval.

Upper West Side »

Costumed Cheerleaders Lift Runners' Spirits and Fundraise for Charity

The Dashing Whippets donate to charities and dress up in crazy costumes to support runners.  

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Hell's Kitchen Man Trains for 70-Hour 'Death Race'

Richard Kurtzer, 31, will run the Vermont-based Death Race in June. 

Coney Island »

Runner Dies After Crossing Brooklyn Half Marathon Finish Line

The 31-year-old race participant fell in Coney Island, officials and the FDNY said.

Brooklyn Heights »

Brooklyn Half Marathon Pre-Party Features Beer, Music, Food at Pier 2

The Brooklyn Half Marathon's pre-party takes place on the recently opened Pier 2 in Brklyn Bridge Park.

Williamsburg »

'Pub Runners' Group Chases Late-Morning Jogs With Early Happy Hours

When a bartender couldn't find jogging buddies with her schedule, she started her own group.

Civic Center »

Kelly Outlines Beefed-Up Security for This Year's Marathon

Additional bomb-sniffing dogs, NYPD scuba divers and police helicopters will be used at this year's race.

Upper West Side »

Record-Holding Runner Prepares for His 37th Consecutive NYC Marathon

David Obelkevich, 70, has run the NYC marathon every year it's been held since 1976.

Upper East Side »

Marathon Street Closures to Hit all Five Boroughs Sunday

The New York City Marathon will shut down streets across the five boroughs on Nov. 3.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

British Runner Beaten With Brick After Hell's Kitchen Concert, Sources Say

Marathoner Andrew Billington, 37, was attacked after leaving a concert at Terminal 5, sources said.

Central Harlem »

Inspirational Marathoner to Celebrate 90th Birthday With Harlem Bash

Lucille Singleton, 89, has run three marathons and shows no sign of slowing down.

Bushwick »

Get Out And Do This: Political Drinking and Summer's Last Cookouts

Bid adieu to summer and Fashion Week with these hot happenings.

Upper West Side »

'Breaking Bad' Marathon Planned for Film Society at Lincoln Center

"Breaking Bad" creator Vince Gilligan and star Bryan Cranston will participate in the marathon.

New York City »

New York Runner: 'You Could Feel the Shockwave Going Through Your Body'

Michael and Victoria Arnstein were close to the finish line when the bombs went off Monday.