Monday, May 17, 2021

Tag: New York Marathon

Meet the woman behind charity fighting to find a cure for spinal cord injuries

The Herald speaks with Kiwis who have been on the edge of death, had their world tipped upside down, overcome their darkest moments and are now paying it forward. Cycling to the base of Mt...

Couple comes closer together by seeking paralysis cure and competing in New York City...

This couple is in it for the long haul. For Rob Summers, 31, and Julie Grauert, 34, the New York City Marathon was an opportunity to fund-raise for a cause near and dear to their...

Five Years After Being Paralyzed from the Chest Down, Dustin Shillcox Completes the New...

After crossing the finish line in the New York City Marathon Sunday, hand cyclist Dustin Shillcox had a message for the millions of people living with paralysis. "I'm living proof nothing is impossible." The 31-year-old from Green River, Wyoming, is paralyzed from the chest down, but that didn't stop him from racing in the marathon and crossing the finish line in one hour, 46 minutes and 49 seconds.

Kirstie’s top gear is the wheel deal

The wheels are in motion for Kirstie Fairhurst as she gears up for the 153km Round the Mountain bike ride next Saturday. But when the 14-year-old lines up for the event, there will be one...