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(podcast) A Live Review Of 2016 TCS New York City Marathon

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The long day of coverage for the New York City Marathon begins around 7 in the morning. I push the snooze button on my Iphone 6 three times, giving me 21 more minutes. Then, there is the Taxi ride, trying to see how close we can get to the Tavern on the Green/Marathon Pavilion. I get to West 64th and Broadway, so about a 1 kilometer walk to the Pavilion.

Mary Keitany Dominates TCS New York City Marathon, with her Three Peat!

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The week in the Big Apple is one of my favorite weeks of the year. Besides watching the race, this keen observer meets with coaches, athletes, members of the medi and sponsors to get a feel for where the sport will be going in the next year.

Athens Marathon. The Authentic on Sunday: Former winner Hillary Yego returns

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(photo: SEGAS-AMA/Nick Gomelis) - Hillary Yego caused a major surprise three years ago with his victory in the Athens Marathon. The Kenyan ran 2:13:51 on the tough course which was the original 1896 route leading from the town of Marathon to the Panathenaic Stadium in Athens. Now Yego is returning to the "Athens Marathon. The Authentic" and will be among the favourites for the title .

Diriba Defends Title and Shatters Event Record, Korir Repeats at 4th EQT Pittsburgh 10 Miler

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Fourth edition attracts 4,800 entrants for the Steel City’s fall road race classic; event kicks off 2016-17 PRRO Circuit racing season - PITTSBURGH – At the 4th EQT Pittsburgh 10 Miler, Buze Diriba, 22, of Ethiopia broke her own event record with a time of 51 minutes, 38 seconds, the second fastest women’s 10 mile road time ever recorded on U.S. soil. The 2014 event champion and 2016 U.S. Olympian Leonard Korir, 29, broke the tape in 47:13 in an exciting men’s finish, clocking the fastest 10 mile time by an American male this year.

Ghebreslassie, Keitany, Hug and McFadden Claim Titles at 2016 TCS New York City Marathon

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2016 TCS New York City Marathon champions’ availability will be held Monday, November 7, at 11:00 a.m. at the NYRR Media Center at the TCS New York City Marathon Pavilion - November 6, 2016—The 2016 TCS New York City Marathon crowned four champions on Sunday, November 6, with Kenya’s Mary Keitany winning her third title in the professional women’s race, USA’s Tatyana McFadden winning her fifth title in the professional wheelchair women’s race, and Eritrea’s Ghirmay Ghebreslassie and Switzerland’s Marcel Hug taking the titles on the men’s side in the professional men’s and wheelchair races, respectively.