Tag Archives: New York City Marathon

  • Jesus Ran the New York City Marathon With His Cross (Photos)

    Jesus Ran the New York City Marathon With His Cross (Photos)

    According to Christians, Jesus Christ was capable of many things, like walking on water, healing the blind, and raising the dead.  But could he run a 26.2 mile marathon in bare feet with a cross strapped onto his back? Makoto Takeuchi of Chiba, Japan, set out to accomplish that Jeasus-like-feat during the 2013 New York […]

  • This Day In Sports History (April 19th) – Rosie Ruiz

    This Day In Sports History (April 19th) – Rosie Ruiz

    It was on this day in 1982 that Boston Marathon cheater Rosie Ruiz was arrested in New York and charged with forgery and grand larceny.  This was just one of many arrests for Ruiz, whose life seemed to go downhill after she was caught cheating at the 84th annual Boston Marathon. Rosie Ruiz crossed the […]

  • 9 Celebrities You Wouldn’t Have Thought Could Run A Marathon

    9 Celebrities You Wouldn’t Have Thought Could Run A Marathon

    Marathon season has kicked into high gear. If it hasn’t already happened in your town, pretty soon a bunch of people with little to no experience at distance running will put on their recently-purchased water bottle utility belts and Nike Dri-FIT shirts, then take to the streets to prove to themselves that they can do […]