The 27-year-old Kenyan ran the fastest half-marathon time on a record-eligible course in the U.S. this year.
New York Road Runners announces the first 12 professionals that will compete in the November race.
Top Boston finisher for the U.S., Jason Hartmann is glad the marathon will not be postponed.
Her persistence got her to the 5000m final.
Event record holder Abdi Abdirahman and Kara Goucher will compete.
It's the most wonderful time of the racing year.
Olympians and up-and-comers will battle it out at the New York City Marathon.
She experienced a hamstring flare-up near the end of the race.
American Kim Conley runs a 5-second personal best but fails to qualify for Friday's final.