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  1. espnw -- NYC wheelchair winner Tatyana McFadden completes maratho...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    After collecting wins in Boston and London last spring and taking the Chicago title last month, 24-year-old Tatyana McFadden was favored Sunday. Her winning time was almost four minutes better than the second-place finisher.

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2013
  2. Endurance sports - The 2013 New York Marathon was a mixture of ce...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    The 2013 New York Marathon was a picture of celebration, resolve and relief, writes Bonnie D Ford.

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2013
  3. 2013 New York City Marathon -- Athletes aware, but not deterred, ...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Athletes will be more aware of the beefed-up security at this year's New York City Marathon, but they are also undeterred by the race's new reality in a post-Boston bombing sports world.

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2013
  4. London Marathon plans solidarity in wake of Boston bombings

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Runners will observe 30 seconds of silence before the London Marathon. Many will wear a black ribbon in memory of those who died and in solidarity with the more than 170 wounded in the Boston Marathon bombings.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2013
  5. 2012 NYC Marathon -- Decision to cancel race comes days late

    Bonnie D. Ford

    The cancellation of the NYC Marathon is better late than never and should serve as a future caution not to sprint through the initial shock and darkened stoplights of a disaster, writes Bonnie D. Ford.

    Story | Conversation | November 02, 2012
  6. 2012 New York City Marathon -- Decision to run or not is not an e...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Some NYC Marathon entrants think it's even more important to run this year. Some can't bring themselves to take part. Bonnie D. Ford shares two representative stories.

    Story | Conversation | November 02, 2012
  7. 2012 New York City Marathon -- Nina Kuscsik earns spot in New Yor...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    When Nina Kuscsik began her competitive running career she was an outsider, but after 80 marathons and countless hours advocating for women in her sport, she will be inducted into the New York Road Runners Hall of Fame.

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2012
  8. 2012 New York City Marathon -- New wave of elite women runners re...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    The elite Americans at the forefront of this year's New York City Marathon women's field -- Julie Culley, Amy Hastings and Molly Pritz -- represent a new group charging into the next four-year Olympic cycle.

    Story | Conversation | October 31, 2012
  9. Julie Culley still preparing for marathon, but mind on those affe...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    This week was shaping up as a time of relaxed focus for 2012 track Olympian and New Jersey native Julie Culley, who is slated to make her marathon debut Sunday in New York City. She's been training in northern Virginia and had planned to arrive late ...

    Blog | October 30, 2012
  10. NYC Half-Marathon provides 'benchmark' for Olympic hopefuls

    Bonnie D. Ford

    It was a match race from the get-go Sunday morning for both the men and the women in the New York City Half-Marathon, as pairs of front-runners bolted out at the start and reserved the finish for a party of two. Kenya's Peter Kirui pulled away from E...

    Blog | March 18, 2012
  11. Slow and steady wins for Flight 93 families

    Bonnie D. Ford

    The first of the Flight 93 family members to commit to the New York City Marathon was last to finish Sunday, but Kiki Homer was as happy as if she'd been on an Olympic podium. Thanks to the overnight shift to standard time, it was dark when Homer ...

    Blog | November 07, 2011
  12. Olympic stars survive NYC Marathon

    Bonnie D. Ford

    NEW YORK -- Apolo Anton Ohno crossed the finish line of the New York City Marathon in 3:25:14 -- not bad for a guy who is used to full-gas efforts of a minute or two. Sweating but steady-legged in the afternoon sun, Ohno said he was more than satisfi...

    Blog | November 06, 2011
  13. A memorial in motion -- Family, friends to run NYC Marathon in ho...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Thousands will take part in Sunday's NYC Marathon. A select group will be running to honor members of Flight 93. For them, it's not about grief; it's "a renewal of commitment to life and living."

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2011
  14. Track and Field: Stephan Shay prepares for London Marathon by hon...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Preparing to make his marathon debut in London next month, Stephan Shay runs to honor his late brother Ryan, to carry on his family name and to live out his own dreams.

    Story | Conversation | March 21, 2011
  15. NYC Half-Marathon: Third is charm for Galen Rupp, Kara Goucher

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Galen Rupp wore a black scarf as a face warmer to guard against the 35-degree chill at the start line of the New York City Half-Marathon on Sunday morning. It made him look like a bit of an outlaw. In fact, he entered this race -- twice as long as an...

    Blog | March 20, 2011
  16. Yuri Kano running for her country in Sundays NYC Half-Marathon

    Bonnie D. Ford

    NEW YORK -- Yuri Kano had planned to run a marathon last weekend in her native Japan, so physically, she's in great shape for Sunday's New York City Half-Marathon. But her well-conditioned cardiovascular system will be humming with something more tha...

    Blog | March 18, 2011