Alison Desir, Harlemite, Runs NYC Marathon For Harlem United

Alison Desir2Alison Desir is probably superwoman—in running gear. She arrived to our meeting early, dressed to run, (of course), and was totally calm, despite being somewhere in the middle of her four-career day. Continue Reading →

Join The Harlem Week Percy Sutton Run 2014

OnTheCourse_07Where’s my sneakers/ This 5K race honors the late Percy Sutton, who as Manhattan borough president in the 1970s championed the New York City Marathon as a five-borough event and remained a supporter of NYRR and running throughout his life; he passed away in 2009. Continue Reading →

A Note From Harlemite Luci Ortiz Who Ran For Kids In The ING NYC Marathon 2011

Harlem World Magazine was media sponsor of Harlemite Luci Ortiz’s run in this years 2011 ING NYC Marathon. Continue Reading →

Luce Ortiz Talks About Life Changes On Her Journey To The ING NYC Marathon

We caught up with Luce Ortiz and asked her a few questions about how her life and has changed as she started her training as part of Team For Kids for the upcoming ING NYC Marathon on November 6th 2011. Continue Reading →

Run, Kafi, Run, NY1’s Kafi Drexel Runs At NYC Marathon

This year for the upcoming ING New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 7, NY1 Health and Fitness Reporter Kafi Drexel will be running on the Baby Buggy Team to help raise funds and awareness for families in need.

The Baby Buggy Team spoke to Ms. Drexel who’s almost a Harlem girl, (she went to school at Barnard and loves a perfect bagel from Absolute Bagels on Broadway between 108th & 107th Streets) about being a dedicated Baby Buggy supporter, running advice and strategy, Jelly Belly Sport Beans and early holiday gift ideas. Continue Reading →