This coming weekend, the TCS NYC Marathon celebrates its 50th anniversary. And, as he is prone to do, Jeff Benjamin, senior writer for Great Staten Island, and all things New York, suggested some reposts of some classic articles.
So, today, Marathon week Day 1, we begin.
This is The 50th NYC Marathon Rewind – Chapter # 1 – Remembering Art Hall, by Jeff Benjamin, for RunBlogRun. It was originally published in 2011.
Left to right–Art Hall, Jeff Benjamin–SIAC President at the time, Alan Steinfeld-NYRRC, Tom Fleming—2 time NYC Marathon Winner ,Abel Kiviat, Fred Lebow, Judge Brennan, Jim Higgins–SIAC VP at the time
Jeff Benjamin, who was coached by Art Hall, wrote this piece on Art, who passed away at the age of 64 in 2011. Art Hall played a huge part in the amazing movement that became the New York Road Runners.
Enjoy the story: Remembering Art Hall, by Jeff Benjamin, for RunBlogRun