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Olympic and World Champion Mo Farah to Headline 2014 NYC Half

New York — Mo Farah of Great Britain, a double Olympic champion and three-time world champion, will headline the men’s field at the NYC Half on Sunday, March 16, it was announced today by New York Road Runners president and CEO Mary Wittenberg. “We’re very excited to welcome Mo back to the NYC Half,” said Wittenberg. “This is a huge thrill for New Yorkers, who will get to see the world’s... 

American Deena Kastor to run NYC Half-Marathon

American Deena Kastor will headline the field for the first spring running of the NYC Half-Marathon. The New York Road Runners announced Wednesday that Kastor will be joined by Mara Yamauchi, Kiyoko Shimahara and Madai Perez for the fifth annual race on March 21. Kastor and Yamauchi will be using the 13.1-mile race as a final tune-up for the London Marathon in April. Kastor, of Mammoth Lakes, Calif.,... 

Meb Keflezighi To Run In New York City Half-Marathon

Meb Keflezighi will return to the scene of his last victory to compete in the New York City Half-Marathon. The New York Road Runners announced Thursday that the 2009 NYC marathon champion will compete in the 13-mile race on March 21. He’ll be joined by Abdi Abdirahman, Anthony Famiglietti and Josh Rohatinsky in a men’s field that already includes marathon world record-holder Haile Gebrselassie. Keflezighi,... 

Radcliffe to use NYC Half-Marathon as Worlds test

By Glen Andrews, World-Track NEW YORK — Great Britain’s marathon world-record holder Paula Radcliffe will race in the NYC Half-Marathon on Sunday to test her fitness level before making a decision on whether she is ready to compete at the world championships later this month. "Recently, my training has started to go very well," Radcliffe said in a statement on Wednesday. "I’m... 
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