Friday, February 10, 2012

Empire state building climb

  • I feel on top of the world, but it hurt like hell getting here. And I cant wait to do it again. As I stepped up the first eight-inch riser of the 1,576 stairs I needed to climb the Empire State Building on Wednesday night, I felt strong.
  • (New York Daily News)
  • When he returned to his job within a year, Touche vowed to achieve another overwhelming feat -- to climb all 86 stories of the Empire State Building and raise $30,000 for Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation along the way.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • NEW YORK (AP)—A German runner has won an annual race up 86 flights of stairs at the Empire State Building for a record seventh straight time. Stuttgart resident Thomas Dold completed the Empire State Building Run-Up on Wednesday in 10 minutes and 28 seconds.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • David Dougherty Jr., like many Hoboken residents, likes to run. He's completed marathons, half marathons, 10K races, and would even sprint to work when he lived in New York City. On Wednesday, he's running up the 86 flights of the Empire State Building.
  • (Hudson Reporter)
  • Since November, she has been training for the Empire State Building Run-Up, a race that raises money to fight cancer. The event is happening Wednesday in New York City.
  • (Courier-Post)
  • The Empire State Building Run--up drew more than 500 runners from around But Howard is already looking to the future.
  • (Greensboro News & Record)
  • Wednesday night, a record field of 650 will compete in the Empire State Building Run-Up—one of the citys quintessential events. The race is all about steel, concrete and crowded stairwells.
  • (Wall Street Journal)
  • He completed the 35th Empire State Building Run-Up in 10 minutes and 28 seconds done better than all the others, the Daily Mail quoted Dold as saying after the climb.
  • (New Kerala)
  • Track stars made a race for the top Wednesday night as part of the New York Road Runners Empire State Building Run-Up. Thomas Dold of Germany won the mens division for the seventh straight year, climbing to the 86th floor in just 10 minutes and 28 seconds.
  • (NY1)
  • DURHAM – On Wednesday, Durham firefighter Touché Howard will climb to new heights – literally. Wearing his firefighter gear, Howard plans to walk up to the 86th floor of the Empire State Building in New York City.
  • (Durham Herald Sun)

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