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2009-02-04 15:12:02

A German man won New York's annual Empire State Building Run-Up for the fourth consecutive year by beating more than 300 competitors to the top of 1,576 stairs. Thomas Dold won his fourth top prize in the men's field during Tuesday's race from the lobby of the Manhattan skyscraper to its 86th floor observation deck by completing the feat in a personal best time of 10 minutes, 7 seconds, WPIX-TV, New York, reported Wednesday. Australian Suzy Walsham overcame an initial stumble on the ground...

2006-02-08 08:22:23

By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - Reaching the 86th floor of the Empire State Building, Thomas Dold let out a roar worthy of King Kong on Tuesday after climbing 1,576 steps and breaking the tape to win the race up New York's tallest building.

2006-02-07 15:44:43

By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - Reaching the 86th floor of the Empire State Building, Thomas Dold let out a roar worthy of King Kong on Tuesday after climbing 1,576 steps and breaking the tape to win the race up New York's tallest building.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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