New York Marathon returns after 2020 cancellation

Athletics May 18, 2021

New York Marathon returns after 2020 cancellation

A limited field of 33,000 runners will return to the starting line for the 50th running of the New York City Marathon in November after it was canceled last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The annual event that draws thousands of cheering fans to ...

Marathon runners sweating over future of 2021 races

Athletics Apr 18, 2021

Marathon runners sweating over future of 2021 races

by Hannah Elliott

Steven Rojas was ready. He had already started the program of long runs, track workouts, and tempo efforts prescribed by Brooklyn Track Club in anticipation of running the 2020 New York Marathon. Then the novel coronavirus hit. Organizers cancelled the 26.2-mile (42.1-kilometer) race that famously ...