The annual NYRR New York Mini 10K has inspired passion and commitment for 40 years. As the first-ever road race exclusively for female participants, the “Mini” has a loyal cadre of followers who feel an almost religious devotion to an event that has come to symbolize the journey of women’s running from obscurity to dominance.
There’s something about the NYRR New York Mini 10K that keeps women coming back. Just ask Robin Venick, 49, of Manhattan, who finished the race today in 53:01—just six days after running the 56-mile Comrades Marathon in South Africa...
When Edna Kiplagat reached the four-mile mark of the 2012 NYRR New York Mini 10K, she recognized the spot. "The memories are still fresh," she would say afterward about the stretch of Central Park's East Drive where she had broken away from her last two challengers in the the 2010 ING New York City Marathon...
"In running, it doesn't matter whether you come in 1st, in the middle of the pack, or last. You can say, 'I have finished.'" Fred Lebow #TBT Today
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