Hospital for Special Surgery has partnered with New York Road Runners (NYRR) to help athletes hit the ground running this fall. The hospital will serve as the orthopedic consultant to NYRR for the ING New York City Marathon, Sunday, Nov. 1.
Front row from left, Nicole Levan, Carolyn Tinio, Heather Williams with her daughter Sayla, and Janet Cahill. Back row from left, Paul Cooke, M.D., Otis Hooper, Rev. Arnd Braun-Storck, Louise Strickland, R.N., and Andrew Kraszewski
The partnership gives HSS the opportunity to offer educational programming and advertising before, during and after the marathon. In addition, to celebrate this new relationship an HSS Marathon Team was formed comprised of employees, medical staff family and friends, who are registered to run. Coordinated by Heather Williams, PT, DPT, team captain, members include:
If you are signed up for the marathon and interested in joining Team HSS please contact Heather Williams at firstname.lastname@example.org. Also, for those not running who would like to show support for Team HSS on the day of the marathon, a ďcheer section" will be located on First Ave. between 70th and 71st streets.