Latest New York City Marathon News

Carlsbad returns for 1st time in 3 years; Meb to run for fun

May. 20, 2022 19:46 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Carlsbad 5000 will return Sunday for the first time since 2019, with Ed Cheserek of Kenya looking to defend his title and race co-owner Meb Keflezighi simply running for fun. The Carlsbad 5000 will be one of the last major road races to bounce back from a...

NYC Marathon returning to 50,000 runner field in November

Feb. 24, 2022 09:23 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City Marathon will return to full capacity with 50,000 runners this year after the race was canceled in 2020 and limited last fall due to the coronavirus. The announcement for the Nov. 6 event was made Thursday by New York Road Runners, which operates...