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A Double NYRR Race Weekend, Frontrunners Pride, Achilles hope & Possibilities!

This weekend was a big one, fortunately upon arriving everything went smoothly. Helps to know the city and her subways. The second my foot hit the platform I was halfway to the hotel! Staying at the West Side YMCA again helped save some money, and I needed it for this trip. This one was a struggle to make it happen,

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What is the 9+1 program at NYRR?

This year jmurrayathletics has decided to do the 9+1 program from NYRR, a challenge of sorts for runners to gain non-complimentary guaranteed entry to the 2023 NYC Marathon. The marathon is the largest in the country at roughly 50k annual runners, so getting in can be tough. Normally a racer would have to enter the draft or have a qualifying

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Running the Manhattan 10k

The second race in our 9+1 series, The Manhattan 10k is a race centered in Manhattan’s Central Park southern half. Race-Day Central was located parallel to E. 72 St. and the race start is parallel with 69th St. Everything being conveniently located and easily accessible from the subways and main roads. This year we were requested to schedule our bib

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