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Grete Waitz's ninth and final victory in 1988: At the time of her first NYC victory, women's distance running was a novelty. Just 938 out of 8,937 entrants in the 1978 race were women -- in 2010, 16,253 of 45,350 entrants were women.October 09, 2013
Fred Lebow's emotional run with Grete Waitz in 1992: Race founder Lebow, in remission from brain cancer, elected to finally run the marathon he'd guided for years, and Waitz accompanied him every step of the way.October 09, 2013
Rod Dixon's victory over Geoff Smith in 1983: Dixon came from behind to catch Smith at the 26-mile mark and won by nine seconds.October 09, 2013
Alberto Salazar's "puff of smoke" victory in 1982: In the third of his three consecutive NYC Marathon wins, Salazar overtook Rodolfo Gomez in the race's final 40 meters.October 09, 2013
Nina Kuscsik reflects on being the first woman to officially win the New York City Marathon.November 01, 2012