NYRR, Rudin Family, and the ING Foundation Create Race to Recover Marathon Fund to Aid New Yorkers Impacted by Hurricane SandyWritten by NYRRC
NYRR has created the 2012 ING New York City Marathon Race to Recover Fund and will donate at least $1 million, or $26.20 for each of the more than 40,000 runners expected to participate in the race. The Marathon Race to Recover Fund will support a number of charities involved in relief efforts, including the Mayor’s Fund and the American Red Cross.
Kenya's Geoffrey Mutai unbeatable in 2011-2012 World Marathon Majors men's series - NEW YORK CITY - With Kenya's Geoffrey Mutai enjoying an insurmountable lead in the men's 2011-2012 World Marathon Majors Series as the result of victories at the 2011 Boston and ING New York City Marathons, and the 2012 BMW Berlin Marathon, the women's title, and equal share of the $1 million prize purse, is up for grabs at the 2012 ING New York City Marathon.
Although New York Road Runners president and CEO Mary Wittenberg declared that “time is on our side” for Sunday’s ING New York City Marathon, race officials are taking proactive measures to reschedule pre-race events and to accommodate participants affected by Hurricane Sandy.
FIRST TIME MARATHONER REUBEN MWEI AND MASTERS RUNNER CHRISTINE ROCKEY CLAIM VICTORY AT THE 2012 ATLANTA MARATHONWritten by Super User
ATLANTA, October 29, 2012 – Close to 2,500 participants hit the streets for the 2012 Atlanta Marathon and Marathon Relay on Sunday, October 28. The event, which started and finished at Atlantic Station, marked the 50th running of the Atlanta Marathon and 2nd running of the Atlanta Marathon Relay.
Frankfurt, Germany - As expected, Patrick Makau of Kenya won the 31st BMW Frankfurt Marathon on a cool bright morning in German’s financial centre. But the manner of his victory at this IAAF Gold Label Road Race, in 2:06:08, was far from expected.
The BMW Frankfurt Marathon can be watched worldwide on the internet. The race starts at 10 am (Central European time / be aware that clocks go back one hour in the night before the race!) and is broadcast live by the regional German TV station (Hessischer Rundfunk). You will find a link at: www.frankfurt-marathon.com