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Sign Up for the Central Park Holiday Classic 10k

Added by Stuart Alexander on November 24, 2015 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Please Sign Up for the Central Park Holiday Classic 10k!

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Added by Stuart Alexander on November 22, 2014 at 7:53pm — No Comments

2014 Central Park Track Club

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Added by Stuart Alexander on August 2, 2014 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Eighty-Six Year Old Marathoner Dies Happy

Joy Johnson was the oldest woman to run the NYC Marathon. She said she wanted to keep running until she drops. She died the day after running the marathon and just hours after appearing on television to talk about her geriatric racing. She died with a smile on her face. Read more here: …

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Added by Stuart Alexander on November 6, 2013 at 2:31am — No Comments

Sign Up for the 4th Annual Founders 5K

Registration is open for the Fourth Annual Founders 5k:  www.founders5k.com
The event is just over one month away so please mark your calendars and help us spread the word! 
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Added by Stuart Alexander on June 16, 2013 at 11:23pm — No Comments

Will This Really be his Last Marathon?

Fauja Singh, the 101 year old marathoner said that the Hong Kong Marathon on February 24th will be his last race at that distance. He holds the world record fastest time in the marathon for a runner 90 or older. His time in Toronto in 2003 at the age of 92 was 5:40. Look…

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Added by Stuart Alexander on January 5, 2013 at 8:25pm — No Comments

Does This Man Have a Santa Secret?

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Added by Stuart Alexander on December 25, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Do the Mobot with Mo Farah

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Added by Stuart Alexander on December 18, 2012 at 11:51pm — No Comments

Annual Benefit and 40th Anniversary Party

Added by Stuart Alexander on September 12, 2012 at 10:27pm — No Comments

Certified Liar

Vice-presidential candidate Paul Ryan claimed to have run a marathon in under 3:00 hours, he could not remember the precise time. Runner's World did some research and discovered only one record and that was just over 4:00 hours at 4:01:25. A clear display of poor judgement. Who…

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Added by Stuart Alexander on September 1, 2012 at 4:14am — No Comments

At Least They Got the Color Right

What is more humiliating? Having to pay $250+ with no dry socks to put on at the end of 26.2 miles? Or having to wear this hideous thing? It is absolutely incomprehensible to me that NYRR has come up with such a badly thought out plan! Surely, there will be just as much congestion and certainly more chaos at the…

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Added by Stuart Alexander on August 28, 2012 at 12:08am — No Comments

2012 Central Park Track Club - New Balance

[Click on photo for full size]  For more CPTC photos see the Photos section on this site here and on my Flickr page here: …

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Added by Stuart Alexander on August 4, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

2012 Founders 5K

The Third Annual Founders 5K race organized by Central Park Track Club - New Balance took place yesterday. It is proving to be a high spot of the summer racing circuit in New York City. The race, begun in 2010 to honor the founders of New York's local running clubs, was prompted by the desire to honor…

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Added by Stuart Alexander on July 29, 2012 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Sign Up for the 3rd Annual Founders 5K

Registration is now open for the Third Annual Founders 5k:  www.founders5k.com
The event is just over two months away so please mark your calendars and help us spread the word! 
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Added by Stuart Alexander on May 29, 2012 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Scotland Run 10k

Added by Stuart Alexander on April 7, 2012 at 3:14pm — No Comments

The Truth!

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Added by Stuart Alexander on February 16, 2012 at 2:00am — No Comments

1st Annual NYC Shoe4Africa 5K

If you are like me and can’t run the team points race on December 4th or if you want to do a double, sign up for the 1st Annual NYC Shoe4Africa 5k at 10:00 am at 103rd Street and Riverside Park. It is a flat and fast course and you get a long-sleeved Nike…

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Added by Stuart Alexander on November 24, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

100 year old marathoner

(AP)

TORONTO - A 100-year-old runner became the oldest person to complete a full-distance marathon when he finished the race in Toronto on Sunday.

 Indian-born Fauja Singh earned a spot in the Guinness World Book of Records for his accomplishment.

 It took…

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Added by Stuart Alexander on October 18, 2011 at 2:21am — No Comments

Renee Woodruff of SHAPE magazine blogs about her first race: Founders 5K

Renee Woodruff (above) wrote on her inspirational blog for SHAPE magazine about how she ran her first road race at the Founders 5K. Please check it out here:…

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Added by Stuart Alexander on September 10, 2011 at 4:21am — No Comments

Lessen the Pounding on the Road

Check this out: http://www.runbike.com/

Added by Stuart Alexander on August 3, 2011 at 8:27am — No Comments

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