New York City Marathon: Course Map + Tips

The pinnacle of the fall marathon season is here: the New York City Marathon! On Sunday, November 1, 50,000 runners will line up on Staten Island to start their race. The 26.2 mile journey will pass through each of New York City's five boroughs. Non-New Yorkers can rejoice: this will be the one time you don't get lost in the Big Apple. Facts to Help You Plan Your Race … [Read more...]

My 25th Marathon – It Rock N Rolled!

This past Saturday, June 22, I ran my 25th marathon.  I ran the Seattle Rock N Roll Marathon in about 4 hours and 25 minutes.  This was my first visit to Seattle and several friends made it into a long weekend vacation. There were 4 of us in my group – 2 running the full marathon, 1 running the half and 1 spectating.  We arrived on Friday afternoon and promptly went to the … [Read more...]

Introducing the 890V2 Boston: Interview with New Balance’s Claire Wood

New Balance is proud to be from The Hub, which is why the special edition Boston 890 features custom iconography along the heel and insole that represent Boston's best.   This limited edition version of their lightest neutral running shoe is here to commemorate the big race.  Just pick up the Boston 890 and you'll feel it right away: the potential to move with a lightness … [Read more...]

City Sports Ladies Night in Boston

Join us on Thursday, April 12th for Ladies Night! Event Details: Q&A with Joan Benoit Samuelson - 2-time Boston Marathon Champion and Olympic Gold Medalist Learn about the latest Nike+ technology The first 100 attendees will receive a free gift bag Exclusive shopping offers Fresh smoothie bar When: Thursday, April 12th from 5:30 - 8:30PM The Q&A will … [Read more...]

2011 Philadelphia Marathon Recap

Out of the 20,000 runners gathered in Philadelphia last Sunday, there probably wasn’t one who didn’t feel pressure. Nowhere was this more apparent than in the elite corral. For many of them, the Philadelphia Marathon and Half Marathon represented their last chance to qualify for the Olympic team trials.They had good reason to pin their hopes on this course. It’s here that the … [Read more...]