Running With Amelia: Guiding a Blind Runner Through the NYC Marathon

Running is essentially a solitary act. We may train with others, run every day next to the same group of people, and feel more at home with runners than anybody else, but there’s no one there at mile 20 of a marathon unless you count the voice in your …
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Bondy: A year later, good vibes are running rampant

PHOTOS: NEW YORK CITY MARATHON 2013. Mary Wittenberg, on more familiar ground this time around, kissed the winners and placed laurel wreaths on their heads. She hung around for hours at the finish, hugging everyone and overriding bad memories …
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Joy Johnson, 86, Dies After Finishing New York City Marathon

Johnson, who lived in San Jose, Calif., was 86 when she crossed the finish line at the New York City Marathon Sunday in 7:57:41. It was Johnson’s 25th New York Marathon, though she had completed dozens of other races throughout the country. (Read a …
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