When the race is on, these are the runners and organizers who make it memorable.
The New York Marathon is becoming popular with older runners and women. | By Leila Hmaidan
Mary Kitlowski faces the challenge of the marathon with 34% lung capacity as a transplant candidate. | By Matthew I. Euzarraga
This runner will make you rethink what it means to compete. | By Isoke Samuel
These runners are kicking off the race with a lengthy record of results. | By Korey Matthews
Runners use fashion to express themselves or represent various causes when running a marathon. Ben Chen does both. | By Peter Senzamici
How a local running group is helping New Yorkers with disabilities tackle the marathon. | By Amanda Glodowski
Jonathan Cane has been investigating marathon cheaters for 15 years. | By Ariel Pacheco