The annual event is celebrating its fifth anniversary.
Security is now top priority.
40-year-old American recently finished third in the L.A. Marathon.
Female runners steal the show in the Big Apple.
Many New York City runners aren't pleased with the organization since Hurricane Sandy.
Expect some fast times in the Big Apple this weekend.
The 33rd annual race takes place at midnight on New Year's Eve.
CEO Mary Wittenberg says taking care of runners is her top priority.
The NYRR are making refunds available to runners.
The New York Road Runners are trying to work out a settlement with their insurer.