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Special Report: The NYC Marathon Returns

The Last Runner of the 2021 NYC Marathon

As he approached the finish line with 15 other people cheering him on behind him, he paused right before the line, savoring his last step, before jumping over it.

Special Report: Reporting Black America

African Women Migrating to Escape Oppression

Like many other African women, the advanced feminist landscape in the U.S.—compared to Nigeria—played a significant role in Yongo-Okochi’s choice to migrate and remain in America.

Special Report: The NYC Marathon Returns

The runners

The New York City Marathon has returned for its 50th anniversary after missing a year due to the pandemic. Just […]

Special Report: The NYC Marathon Returns

The thump of a bongo greets runners in Greenpoint

 Music is a huge part of the Green Point marathon spectator community. In every block is  a drummer motivating runners at the edge of a sidewalk. 

Special Report: The NYC Marathon Returns

Eager marathon coach hypes runners in the Upper East Side

An NYPD officer had to usher her out of the middle of the street. 

Special Report: The NYC Marathon Returns

Community Organizations in the Bronx Welcome Back the New York City Marathon

While running or cheering in the Bronx, a person becomes a member of the community. 

Special Report: The NYC Marathon Returns

Cheers, flags and Biofreeze in East Harlem

The good vibes were flowing for NYC Marthon runners as they ran through East Harlem.

Special Report: The NYC Marathon Returns

In Harlem, a backward marathon champ cheers the runners

He has been coming as a spectator every year since 1981

Special Report: The NYC Marathon Returns

Wheelchair racers inspire in North Williamsburg

She said the New York City Marathon was the first large event that showed her people with similar disabilities could race on an elite and welcoming stage.

Special Report: The NYC Marathon Returns

Cheers for the “Bachelor” stars and NYC Marathon runners in Long Island City

The four celebrities arrived just before 11:30 a.m. Betances and Zachary waved their posters furiously in the air, screaming out their names