Embrace Running 143: A Windy New York Marathon

This week, we go over some of the most lucrative road races and some of the biggest earners in the sport. We talk about the New York City Marathon, including a race recap by one of our listeners. The leaders of the Manchester City Marathon get lost. An elite marathoner fails a drug test. We finally get our Ragnar Relay Napa Valley medals, and our weeks in training.

2014 TCS New York City Marathon champion Wilson Kipsang, (2:10:59), flanked by third-place-finisher Gebre Gebremariam and Lelisa Desisa Benti. (Credit: PhotoRun/NYRR)

2014 TCS New York City Marathon champion Wilson Kipsang, (2:10:59), flanked by third-place-finisher Gebre Gebremariam and Lelisa Desisa Benti. (Credit: PhotoRun/NYRR)

2014 TCS New York City Marathon Champion Mary Keitany (2:25:07) flanked by runner-up Jemima Sumgong and third-place-finisher Sara Moreira. (Credit: PhotoRun/NYRR)

2014 TCS New York City Marathon Champion Mary Keitany (2:25:07) flanked by runner-up Jemima Sumgong and third-place-finisher Sara Moreira. (Credit: PhotoRun/NYRR)