Local Results from NYC Marathon

Peter O’Rourke, St. Bernadette, Dyker Heights, was the Brooklyn representative in the Foot Locker Five Borough Challenge, winning the Championship with a time of 3:49:49.

CYO Runners Compete in NYC Marathon

Although the Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) Cross Country season is completed, the action has not stopped for the teams, their coaches and alumni. CYO was well represented at this year’s N.Y.C. Marathon that traversed through the five boroughs on Nov. 3. Coaches were led by Jim Lunny of St. Francis de Sales in 3:25 and Jim Cappiello […]

Marathon Signals Closure After Sandy

More than 47,000 runners ran in the 42nd annual ING N.Y.C. Marathon on Sunday, Nov. 3. But of course, this year’s marathon was supposed to be the 43rd running, since the race was established in 1970. After Hurricane Sandy led to the cancellation of the 2012 N.Y.C. Marathon, runners – many of whom were affected […]

Running the Marathon for a Cause

Juana Carmen Rosario, a parishioner at St. Michael-St. Malachy, East New York, ran the ING N.Y.C. Marathon on Sunday, Nov. 3 for a special cause: children, adolescents and adults with developmental disabilities. Through running the marathon, which she finished in four hours and 43 minutes, Rosario supports the Queens Center for Progress, an agency that serves […]

Priest Continues Path on Life’s Marathon

Running a marathon is no easy task. Even with years of training, it’s still a grueling test of perseverance and stamina. In many ways, the journey of life is synonymous with a marathon. It may involve some challenging times that we think we cannot overcome, but if we just keep pushing forward, an end to […]