Tagged: Grete Waitz

Marathon champ Grete Waitz dead at 57

Grete Waitz, Norway’s most outstanding long-distance runner and “Queen of the New York City Marathon,” died in the early hours of Tuesday morning at the age of 57, after a long fight with cancer. Waitz was...

Norwegian Festival in New York

The 15th Annual Norwegian Festival, Grete’s Great Gallop and the Norway Run attracted more than 7,000 runners, children, and volunteers in Central Park in New York Saturday October 3, 2009. This year, around 7,000 runners...