Race Weekend Coverage
- Tearful Haile Gebrselassie Announces Retirement — The marathon world-record holder makes shocking announcement after dropping of the ING NYC Marathon.
- Gebremariam Claims Men’s Race – Young Ethiopian adds to past successes on the track and off-road.
- Edna Kiplagat Wins Women’s Race – Shalane Flanagan finishes second and captures U.S. title in her marathon debut.
- Update: Haile Gebrselassie Drops Out Of New York City Marathon — Marathon world-record holder had pre-race concerns about finishing today’s race.
- Men’s Race — It was an exciting day in the Big Apple. Check out these great photos to see how the race played out!
- Women’s Race — Edna Kiplagat came out on top today in New York City. See how it all unfolded in this great photo gallery!
- Top Runners Stepping Out Of Their Comfort Zones — Big names, but no clear favorites in either race at tomorrow’s ING New York City Marathon.
- Born To Run Barefoot In The Big Apple — Barefoot runners from all over came out on Friday night to hear “Born To Run” author Chris McDougall and others speak about minimalism.
- “I Am Here To Win.” — World-record holder Haile Gebrselassie leaves little doubt about his intentions for Sunday’s ING New York City Marathon.
- Twice The Winner, Twice Forgotten — Why isn’t anyone talking about two-time winner Marilson Gomes dos Santos?
- New York City Marathon Men’s Elite Race Preview — Can Meb win again in the Big Apple? History says there’s a good chance.
- New York City Marathon Women’s Elite Race Preview – Matt Fitzgerald looks at the top contenders and gives his pick for victory on Sunday.
- RunCenter Update: Does NYC Need Another Marathon? — Mario Fraioli wraps up the expo, gives his final pre-race predictions and asks runners, “Does NYC need another marathon?”
- Catching Up With Jenny (Barringer) Simpson — We spoke with the American Record holder in the steeplechase while she was in town for marathon weekend.
- Deena Kastor Gives Us Her Pre-Race Predictions — Matt Fitzgerald spoke with mom-to-be Deena Kastor and got her take on Sunday’s New York City Marathon.
- Pre-Race Interview With Mara Yamauchi — One of the pre-race favorites in the women’s race shares her thoughts before Sunday’s NYC Marathon.
- RunCenter Update: The Day Before The NYC Marathon — Mario Fraioli wraps up Saturday morning’s festivities in Central Park the day before the 2010 NYC Marathon.
- Haile Takes Center Stage — Haile Gebrselassie looked cool, calm and confident at Friday’s pre-race press conference.
- RunCenter Update: Friday Recap — Mario Fraioli recaps Friday in New York City, two days before the big race in The Big Apple.
- Five Minutes With Bob Larsen — We spent a few minutes talking about Meb Keflezighi with his longtime coach, Bob Larsen.
- The Defending Champion Speaketh — Bob Babbitt catches up with Meb Keflezighi a few days before the 2010 ING New York City Marathon.
- Ryan Hall Tells All – The U.S. half-marathon record holder discusses some of the recent changes he’s made in his life.
- RunCenter: NYC Marathon Preview Show – Two-time Olympian Alan Culpepper & Competitor.com writer Matt Fitzgerald break down this weekend’s New York City Marathon & give us their winning picks in both the men’s and women’s races.
- Edison Pena Fueled By Gatorade — Freed Chilean miner Edison Pena, who spent 69 days trapped underground in the San Jose mine, will run Sunday’s New York City Marathon. He spent some time at the Gatorade booth at health & fitness expo on Saturday before the race.
- Health & Fitness Expo — Here are some great photos of runners from around the world having fun, picking up their race bibs and checking out the booths of the various venders in attendance at the 2010 ING New York City Health & Fitness Expo.
- International Friendship Run — Thousands of runners from around the world took part in the Continental Airlines International Friendship Run on Saturday, a two-mile fun run that took place the day before the 2010 New York City Marathon. Check out these great photos of the scene in Central Park.
- The Pre-Race Scene – Check out these great images from Friday’s scene in the city, including the final pre-race press conference, which featured a lot of the top international contenders, including world-record holder Haile Gebrselassie.
- Poll: Who Will Win The NYC Marathon Women’s Race? — Can Tulu win again or will one of the marathon newcomers be the one to break the tape?
- Poll: Who Will Win The NYC Marathon Men’s Race? – Will Meb repeat? Can Geb triumph? Or will someone else steal the show?
- Watch Like A Pro: A Spectator’s Guide To The NYC Marathon — How can you make the most of your NYC Marathon-watching experience?
- Kara’s Lessons From New York — Kara Goucher learned a lot from her first race through the five boroughs.
- Meeting The Emperor — Marathon world record holder and 2010 ING New York City Marathon entrant Haile Gebrselassie is the Muhammad Ali of running.
- Top 10 Moments In NYC Marathon History — One of the world’s great marathons came from truly humble beginnings–not so long ago.
- Looking To Leave His Mark – Dathan Ritzenhein ready to take on the most competitive field ever at the ING New York City Marathon.
- What’s Ritz Been Up To? — Meb Keflezighi isn’t the only American competing in the Big Apple on November 7. Follow Dathan Ritzenhein’s pre-NYC preparations on his Competitor.com blog.
- Running A Different Path — Shalane Flanagan has blazed her own trail toward records, medals and a much-anticipated marathon debut on November 7.
- Finishing Touches: Exclusive Interview With Meb Keflezighi – The defending ING New York City Marathon champion is ready to take on the world record holder.