Special Reports (Page 6)
New York City Marathon: Bay Ridge
Jackie McMahon is all smiles as she anxiously waits in Bay Ridge for her NYPD coworker to run by in […]
New York City Marathon: Williamsburg
One group of women hailed down their favorite runner with an iPad mini, the app opened as the runner moved up the block and she stopped briefly to hand off the sweatshirt tied around her waist.
New York City Marathon: Downtown Brooklyn
Kishel John holds a sign and cheers at the 2015 New York City Marathon. Photo by Taisha Henry Hundreds of […]
New York City Marathon: East Harlem
This year for her first marathon, Glyptis and his daughters have been following Marilena at every stop possible to encourage her every step of the way.
New York City Marathon: Harlem
Armed with a cowbell in one hand, she screamed advice to the runners that were slowed down by leg cramps and encouragement to those weary from the run as they pushed on.
New York City Marathon: Upper West Side
A former electronics technician for the U.S Navy, Johnson is a disabled veteran who was no stranger to the demands of a marathon, finishing the race with flying colors, as well as two prosthetic legs.
New York City Marathon: South Bronx
Though traditionally a quieter part of New York City, those exiting the 3rd Avenue - 138 Street subway station were met with the sound of live jazz and cheering as loud as the bright green uniforms worn by volunteers passing out water and bananas to runners.
New York City Marathon: Staten Island
Park rangers and police officers were turning away people with without identification bands. In addition to Van Briesen Park, Fort Wadsworth itself was accessible only to runners, police officers, and park rangers.
NYC Marathon: Long Island City, Queens
Every time the crowd’s cheers grew louder, signifying the arrival of another wheelchair athlete, the ex-Marine smiled. “This is what we’re fighting for,” he said.
The Pope in NYC
Poep Francis brings his message of love, hope and acceptance to the city. But he also brings inconvenience and controversy.