Brooklyn native Alix Day runs the Mile 4 hydration station each year at the 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.
Paul Salerni, a social studies and English teacher at Christ the King high school, has run nearly 70,000 miles in his lifetime.
Former FDNY firefighter Matt Long was in a terrible bus accident in 2005 but returned valiantly to run the 2008 N.Y.C. Marathon according to God’s plan for him.
Listed here are the times of local diocesan runners who ran the 2014 N.Y.C. Marathon, as well as photos from race day.
Two Immaculate Heart of Mary parish music ministers will be running the TCS N.Y.C. Marathon together on Sunday, Nov. 2.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]