Features (Page 57)
NYC Marathon: Champion backwards runner cheers in Harlem
Ernest Conner, 66, set the first world record for running backwards at the 1980 New York City Marathon.
NYC Marathon: Waiting for their runners
This year, 150 racers participated on behalf of Get Kids Going, a British charity that provides sports wheelchairs and personal training to disabled children.
NYC Marathon: Cowbells in Gowanus
Cowbells clanged in celebration from every direction to welcome the marathon runners to Gowanus, Brooklyn.
NYC Marathon: ‘Important spot to cheer’
St. Anthony’s Church is considered a “photo-op” at the 20K mark and comes right before the runners cross the Polanski Bridge into Queens.
NYC Marathon: British chicken with a cause
With each feathered step, the London native raised more money for leukemia research at facilities throughout the United Kingdom and the U.S.
NYC Marathon: Navajo vibe in Bay Ridge
Parked in front of a gas station in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, members of The Awakening Live jazz band jammed between miles two and four of the New York City Marathon.
The Border Project: NAFTA fueling illegal immigration, critics say
Free trade between the U.S. and Mexico put many Mexican farmers out of work.
The Border Project: Dead migrants scattered across desert
An average of 180 bodies are found in the Pima County, Ariz., desert every year.
The Border Project: “Minuteman movement” at crossroads
The civilian border patrol movement is at a crossroads.
The Border Project: Border wall harms environment, some say
The border fence has disrupted animal migration patterns and caused flooding.