Thousands of women across from the country packed Central Part on Sunday april 15th, for the country’s largest Women’s Half Marathon . Nearly 10,000 runners crossed the finish line at the Ninth-Annual More Magazine/FITNESS Magazine Women’s Half Marathon – Presented by Athleta. The magazine, along with the New York Road Runners, hosted the participants for a day celebrating health, wellness and women’s empowerment.
Among the women in the crowd –The View’s Elisabeth Hasselbeck headlined and ran the race to raise money for Celiac disease research.
Betty wong, Editor-In-Chief, FITNESS Magazine:
“This year’s race was fantastic! Running 13.1 miles with such strong and supportive women is an inspiration. Their cheers and smiles keep me motivated all the way to the finish line and I can’t wait to do it again next year!
The race capped off a weekend of activities including a health and wellness expo at Metropolitian Pavilian, for more information please visit more.com or fitnessmagazine.com .
By DANIELLE ADDAIR