The New York City Marathon

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How do you tell the story of a race that symbolizes New York City’s vitality, diversity, and charm? Here, Richard O’Brien offers more than forty definitive articles from over the years that capture the color and excitement of one of the world's most beloved annual events. In this rich run through the decades, readers will revisit all of the results, relive all of the highlights, and share the road again with all of the marathon’s unforgettable figures, including Fred Lebow, Grete Waitz, Bill Rodgers, Germán Silva, Meb Keflezighi, Mary Keitany, Shalane Flanagan, and so many others. With special sections highlighting the race’s volunteers, spectators, celebrities, and more, as well as an introduction by New York Road Runners Chairman of the Board George Hirsch, the book celebrates the marathon’s first fifty years with a thrilling selection of photographs.

232 Pages