NYC Marathon Partners with Airbnb!


I just received an email from the NYC Marathon with interesting news.  They have partnered with Airbnb to provide guest housing for the Marathon. Here’s the text of the mailing: Connecting the Marathon Community We’re excited to welcome Airbnb as the newest member of the NYRR and TCS New York City Marathon partner family. Airbnb … Read More

Thrilled to Join Prior2Boarding! – My Introduction


I’m thrilled to announce that Will Run For Miles is now part of the platform of diverse and excellent bloggers called Prior2Boarding.  Prior2Boarding, the brainchild of Randy Petersen, is a pioneer travel website and a sister blog platform to the wildly successful frequent flyer platform, Boarding Area. Will Run For Miles is devoted to the … Read More

Greek Monsters – a Public Art Exhibition

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  As I was strolling  down East 51st Street in Manhattan yesterday, I passed by Olympic Tower, which has an atrium open to the public.  Something caught my eye. Yes, it was a monster staring at me, or perhaps it was many! In fact, there was an atrium filled with creatures of Greek mythology all … Read More

High School Student Runs Travel Business


Many of the current frequent flyer travel bloggers are quite young. Others tell tales of the genesis of their interest in travel and award booking going back to when they were in their teens or younger.  That’s why, when I saw this story, entitled Briarcliff Teen Runs Successful Travel Business in the Ossining Daily Voice … Read More

The Newest Hyatt Place in FlushingNYC/LGA

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  Some months ago I heard that there would be a new Hyatt opening in the vicinity of LaGuardia Airport. The word staycation popped into my head. When Hyatt began accepting reservations a few months ago,  I noticed that the state government rate (which I am eligible to use) was crazy good, and I made … Read More