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Race Like No Other 26. 2 Miles Through the Streets of New York

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ISBN-10: 0061373141

ISBN-13: 9780061373145

Edition: 2009

Authors: Liz Robbins

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List price: $17.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 9/22/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

A sportswriter for seventeen years--the last nine at the New York Times --Liz Robbins has covered marathons, the Olympics, tennis, and the NBA. She lives in New York City and frequents the running trails of Central Park.

Introduction
Huddled Masses: The Start, Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island
Epic Aspirations: Verrazano-Narrows Bridge
Fairy-Tale Beginning: Women's Professional Start
A Deliberate Path: Men's and Mass Start, the Bridge to Bay Ridge
Sole Searching: Miles 4 and 5, Fourth Avenue, Brooklyn
Extra Letter, Extra Help: Mile 6, Fourth Avenue, Sunset Park, Brooklyn
Second Place: Mile 7, Park Slope, Brooklyn
"Gonna Fly Now": Mile 8, Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn
The Kenyan Mystique: Mile 9, Entering Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn
A Modest Mile: Mile 10, Bedford Avenue, Williamsburg
"Ain't No Stopping Us Now": Mile 11, Williamsburg
Blintzes or Bust: Mile 12, Manhattan Avenue, Greenpoint, Brooklyn
Details, Details: Mile 13.1, Halfway Mark, on the Pulaski Bridge
Barbie Goes to Jail: Mile 14, Long Island City, Queens
Putting It on the Line: Mile 15, Queensboro Bridge, Queens to Manhattan
Bond of Brothers: Mile 16, First Avenue, 59th Street to 72nd Street
Zoo Lake: Mile 17, First Avenue, 72nd Street to 92nd Street
Kings of Quirk: Mile 18, First Avenue, 92nd Street to 112th Street
On the Path of Pioneers: Mile 19, First Avenue, 112th Street to Willis Avenue Bridge
The Wall: Mile 20, the Bronx
Breathing New Life: Mile 21, Fifth Avenue, Harlem
Victory One: Mile 22, Marcus Garvey Park to 103rd Street and Fifth Avenue
Lungs of New York: Mile 23, Fifth Avenue to Central Park
What Price Glory? Ryan Shay (1979-2007): Mile 24 Sunday; Mile 5 Saturday
The Race Must Go On: Mile 25, East Drive to Central Park South
Making the Move: Mile 26, Central Park South to West Drive
Reasons and Revelations: The Finish Line
Acknowledgments
Selected Bibliography
Index