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Several streets will be closed 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Sunday for the 13.1-mile race.
The Dashing Whippets donate to charities and dress up in crazy costumes to support runners.
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"Staten Island Day" will be held Oct. 13, featuring food and live music after the half-marathon.
Seniors who would never walk alone for safety concerns are boldly strutting together in Brownsville.
Security was tight at the city's first organized run since the Boston Marathon attacks.
Hundreds of children are expected to receive track and field training and compete in races at the Armory.
The Coogan's 5K race will take place Sunday, but its founding restaurant will not be an organizer.
Seaport residents are welcoming the race, hoping the thousands of visitors will support local businesses.
Council Speaker Christine Quinn and other pols jumped on the anti-marathon bandwagon.
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