WOW - Amy Hastings NYC Marathon Prep
She ran the 10k at the Olympics, but now she's back on the roads for the marathon. Brooks athlete Amy Hastings prepares for the NYC Marathon with her cornerstone workout of "tempo" 1.5 mile repeats. Who would want to simulate the last 6.2 miles of a marathon every few weeks? You have to be crazy, crazy good, or maybe just a bit of both (especially if you're running NYC this weekend). Workout: 5 x 1.5 mile @ 1:18 pace w/ 2:30 rest
Mary Wittenberg message to Elite Athletes who came to run the marathon
With the cancellation of the 2012 New York City Marathon thousands of athletes along with many of the world's most elite marathon athletes will not be able to complete a goal they've had for many months. Many athletes will miss out of prize money opportunities, debuts and much more. Mary address this with her thoughts to the athletes who were scheduled to run.
Ryan Vail Pre NYC Tempo
The unVailing of a fit, 150 miles per week,Ryan Vail will have to wait. Here is an inside look of what one elite went through to be the best on what would have been this years ING NYC Marathon 22miles 16-20 Race pace (4:57)
Big Apple Bound, Oregon Trail Life, Louisville Lovin RJ 205
Fill up your jaco lantern with a spoonful of junk. A coffin full of conference results will float its way through the Hurricane Kithuka damage while we preview the star studded weekend that is NYC!
Amy Hastings won't settle for mediocre
Brooks presents the Road to the NYC Marathon featuring Amy Hastings. America's newest marathon sweetheart happily reflects on the London Olympic 10k and spirit of the Olympic Games in general. The Olympics was an important moment in her life, but it's important to always think about what lies ahead. She's overcome heartbreak, faced the world's best, and is ready for a new challenge. For Hastings, that's the NYC marathon.
Amy Hastings Loves Going to Battle in the Marathon
Why do people run marathons? For some, it's because they want to justify their Gu diet or want something to brag about to friends. For other athletes like Amy Hastings, it's simply because they love it. Brooks athlete and U.S. Olympian Amy Hastings is bringing her love for the distance to NYC. Our math is a bit shabby, but halves are supposed to be two equal parts of a whole. The marathon isn't about math; it has its own rules. The first half of the marathon is 20 miles and the second half is the last 6.2. In that last 10k, you'll either run a personal best, become a champion, or book yourself a one-way ticket to Bonkville, population: You. If you want to avoid that last option, follow Amy's advice as she prepares for the NYC marathon.
Ryan Vail's pride in the hurt
The fierceness of Brooks Marathoner Ryan Vail is legendary among running circles.The former Cowboy XC star is now the heir to the upcoming American marathoner throne. After an impressive 2:12 debut at the Olympic Trials Vail has been grinding the long, lonely road to the NYC Marathon.
Meb Keflezighi weighs in after New York City Marathon is canceled
Saturday meeting between Elite Athletes and Mary Wittenberg after canceling New York City Marathon
On Saturday afternoon Mary Wittenberg and George Hirsch met with the elite athletes who had travel to the Big Apple to run the 2012 New York City Marathon. The cancellation of the marathon on Friday left athletes with questions, which were address here.
Julie Culley reactions from anger after canceled New York City Marathon
Julie Culley was one of the elite athletes who received angry tweets from the NYC community who were upset by the running of 2012 New York City Marathon.
John Miller runs best NYC Marathon with Naughty List in Central Park
Molly Pritz preparing for NYC after highs and lows
Last year, Molly Pritz made her debut in the marathon at NYC and was the first female American in 2:31:52. But that was her first and last marathon. Since then, she missed the Olympic Trials with a fractured kneecap, then came down with pneumonia, and shortly after, broke her ankles. Now she's healthy and ready to rekindle some of that NYC magic.
Jason Hartmann increasing confidence after Boston
After finishing fourth at the 2012 Boston Marathon, Jason Hartmann is ready to move to the next level. His performance there has not only given him to confidence, but has taught him a lot about training and getting to the line fully prepared.
Julie Culley address effects of Hurricane Sandy on her family and community
A lot of people have been effected by Hurricane Sandy this week in the tri-state area, including many runners schedule to run in this Sunday's New York City Marathon. Julie Culley, a New Jersey native, may be the elite who has felt the impacts of the storm the most. Culley talks about her friends and family and how they have been effected by the storm.
Jason Hartmann all in for first NYC Marathon
Jason Hartmann gets ready for his first run in the New York City Marathon. Hartmann, who has a 2:11 PR, is coming off a fourth place finish at the Boston Marathon in April. He is more calm and mature than ever before and he says that he's "all in" for NYC.
Meb Keflezighi gives perspective to the athletes after marathon cancellation
Amy Hastings confident in changes before NYC Marathon
Kim Smith ready for 4th trip to NYC Marathon
Wilson Kipsang ready to challenge course record at NYC Marathon
Wilson Kipsang, the Olympic Bronze Medlist and second fastest marathoner (officially) of all-time, comes into the 2012 New York City Marathon as the favorite on paper. Kipsang says if all feels well on Sunday then the course record, held by fellow countryman Geoffrey Mutai, could go down!
Abdi Abdirahman recalls Olympic experience and what it means for NYC
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