Half what? For those in the running community, it's obvious that this event is a half marathon (that's 13.1 miles). For the rest: now you know.
Here’s everything you need to know about watching the five-borough race.
The US Open, by far the nation's biggest tennis tournament, returns to the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.
New York City's National League franchise is younger than the Yankees and has a reputation as a plucky underdog.
The Yankees have won a staggering 27 World Series championships.
New York City's WNBA team is led by Swin Cash, Essence Carson and Queens-born star Tina Charles.
Biggest teams vie for an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.
College basketball squads knock on the door of the Final Four at basketball's most hallowed arena.
The Brooklyn Nets' D-League affiliate plays its inaugural season at Barclays Center.
Runners race 13.1 miles in Manhattan.
Ring in the new year with mixed martial arts.