New York City Marathon

In this Aug. 19, 2018, photo, former UAA Seawolves runner Marko Cheseto competes in the Skinny Raven Half Marathon during the Anchorage RunFest in Anchorage, Alaska. Cheseto, a former University of Alaska Anchorage runner who lost both of his feet to frostbite in 2011, ran his first marathon Sunday, Nov. 4, and became an American citizen two days later. (Bill Roth/Anchorage Daily News via AP)
November 13, 2018 - 4:58 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A former University of Alaska Anchorage runner who lost both of his feet to frostbite in 2011 ran his first marathon and became an American citizen last week. Marko Cheseto, 35, finished 613th overall out of nearly 53,000 runners at the New York City Marathon, the Anchorage...
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Runners wait at the starting line during the New York City Marathon on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
November 05, 2018 - 4:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City Marathon has set a record for the most finishers of any marathon worldwide — 52,812. Organizers said Monday the total topped the mark of 51,394 from the 2016 NYC Marathon. The race through the city's five boroughs Sunday was watched by more than 1 million...
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First place finishers Mary Keitany of Kenya, left, and Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia pose for a picture at the finish line of the New York City Marathon in New York, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
November 04, 2018 - 4:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — By the time Mary Keitany was pacing her way up Manhattan's First Avenue, she had no reason to look back for challengers. The Kenyan's lead was growing over the strong women's field with every stride, and all she thought about was the finish line. Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia didn't...
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FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2017, file photo Shalane Flanagan, of the United States, poses for pictures after winning the the women's division of the New York City Marathon in New York. Flanagan, last year, became the first American woman in 40 years to win the NYC Marathon. Desiree Linden followed with a victory in Boston. All of which motivates Molly Huddle for Sunday's race in New York, who was third there in 2016 in her marathon debut. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
November 02, 2018 - 1:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — All four winners of the 2017 NYC Marathon return to defend their titles on Sunday. American Shalane Flanagan and Kenyan Geoffrey Kamworor will try to repeat, along with the Swiss pair of Manuela Schar and Marcel Hug in the wheelchair division. "To be coming back as the defending...
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FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2009, file photo, Air Traffic Control Specialist Patrick Harten, right, smiles as US Airways flight 1549 Capt. Chesley B Sullenberger III, right, and First Officer Jeffrey B. Skiles, center, arrive on Capitol Hill in Washington to testify before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. The image is miraculous: Passengers standing on the wings of a US Airways jetliner as it floats down the Hudson River. Sullenberger and Harten are forever linked because of the amazing outcome for all 155 passengers. Approaching the 10th anniversary of the "Miracle on the Hudson," they will meet at the finish line of the New York City Marathon. Sullenberger plans to put the finisher's medal around Harten's neck in Central Park on Nov. 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
October 27, 2018 - 12:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The image is miraculous: Passengers standing on the wings of a US Airways jetliner as it floats down the Hudson River. Pilot Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger and air traffic controller Pat Harten are forever linked by the amazing water landing that saved all 155 passengers and crew...
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File-This Nov. 5, 2017, file photo shows Shalane Flanagan of the United States posing for pictures after crossing the finish line first in the women's division of the New York City Marathon in New York. Flanagan and Geoffrey Kamworor will defend their titles at the New York City Marathon in November. Last year, Flanagan became the first U.S. woman to win the NYC Marathon since Miki Gorman in 1977. Kamworor of Kenya earned his first major marathon victory. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
August 14, 2018 - 3:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Shalane Flanagan and Geoffrey Kamworor will defend their titles at the New York City Marathon in November. Flanagan became the first U.S. woman to win the NYC Marathon since Miki Gorman in 1977. Kamworor of Kenya earned his first major marathon victory. The Swiss pair of Manuela...
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Elite U.S. runner Shalane Flanagan speaks to reporters, Friday, April 13, 2018, in Boston. The 122nd running of the Boston Marathon is scheduled for Monday. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
April 14, 2018 - 3:19 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Growing up in nearby Marblehead, Shalane Flanagan watched her parents run the Boston Marathon and thought, "I want to do that, too." Jordan Hasay watched Flanagan win in New York last fall, and had much the same idea. "I looked up to her since I was a little kid," said Hasay, who...
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December 29, 2017 - 10:55 am
UNDATED: finals in 1989. ___ March 22 — Ronnie Moran, 83, a former Liverpool captain whose later coaching prowess helped the club dominate European and English soccer in the 1970s and 80s. Moran spent almost 50 years as a player or coach at Liverpool. March 22 — Dallas Green, 82, tough-talking...
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File- This Nov. 5, 2017, file photo shows Shalane Flanagan of the United States posing for pictures after crossing the finish line first in the women's division of the New York City Marathon in New York. Flanagan will run in Boston next year in a fourth attempt to win her hometown race. The four-time Olympian and reigning Chicago Marathon champion will be joined on the men’s side by Galen Rupp in a field of elite Americans announced Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, by race sponsor John Hancock. Olympians Desiree Linden, Dathan Ritzenhein, Abdi Abdirahman, Deena Kastor and Molly Huddle also are signed up for the 122nd edition of the world’s oldest annual marathon, which is being held April 16.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
December 11, 2017 - 1:26 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Reigning New York City Marathon winner Shalane Flanagan will run in Boston next year in a fourth attempt to win her hometown race. The four-time Olympian and reigning Chicago Marathon champion will be joined on the men's side by Galen Rupp in a field of elite Americans announced...
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November 06, 2017 - 10:35 am
NYC MARATHON Flanagan upsets Keitany, ends US drought at NYC Marathon NEW YORK (AP) — Shalane Flanagan dethroned Mary Keitany on Sunday and became the first American woman to win the New York City Marathon since 1977, potentially ending her decorated career with her first major marathon victory...
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