The NYC Marathon was two weekends back, and if you missed it, Meb didn't repeat as Men's champion, but an American woman, Shalane Flanagan took second place in her marathon debut!
There's been plenty of stuff written and posted about the race, but here are a few of my favorite tidbits:
The marathon race physician talks about the preparation for the race: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/08/sports/08medical.html?_r=1&emc=eta1
From the NY Metro, time lapse photos of the runners:
Haile Gebrsselassie retires!!
Or maybe he won't: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/16/sports/16runner.html?src=un&feedurl=http://json8.nytimes.com/pages/sports/index.jsonp
Indeed he won't (glad to see it!): http://www.universalsports.com/blogs/blog=blockheadblog/postid=501157.html#now+that+hes+back+finishing+trick+gebReplyDelete