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The Flyers Blog is up and running at full speed!  Stay tuned to enjoy posts featuring Flyers adventures, events, new members, race recaps, news, advice, humor and more!

See the newest Flyers Blog posts below.  Or search our archives by author or category on the old Flyer Blog site -- there are hundreds of posts, including:

  • Stories from back in the early days of Flyers History by co-founder Jonathan Buck and others.
  • Twenty different Long Training Run Routes -- many with maps and other details thanks to Richard G (a.k.a. Papa Bear).
  • And much much more. For the older Flyers Blog site, just click Here.

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Latest Posts


“I’m sorry, but your running days are over.” Those unforgettable words echoed in my mind like a relentless drumbeat, each syllable a dagger to my heart. “Your. Running. Days. Are. OVER.” 😭💔 It

Do Hard Things: 

Strength + Self-Discovery During the Marathons des Sables Have you embarked on an adventure that changes the perception of your reality and, in turn, the course of your life? Like

Brooklyn Half

It’s Brooklyn! And with a record participation of 28,415 finishers, it’s larger than ever! It was 61 degrees 🥵 at the start when 148 Flyers embarked on a 13.1-mile tour that

Message from the President

I’m excited to address you as your newest elected President of The NY Flyers! First, I want to thank you for your support and votes — even though I know

Finding My Legs Again in Tokyo

On Sunday March 3, I joyfully ran-walked the Tokyo Marathon, earning my fifth star 🌟 in the Abbott World Marathon Majors Series. I’m not typically a run-walker, so let me explain

United Airlines NYC Half

Since its creation in 2010, and especially since it became a spring event in 2010 and it adopted its Brooklyn-to-Manhattan course in 2018, the NYC Half has become one of