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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. The German claimed his first major tower-race victory, while Andrea Mayr of Austria won her third Empire State Building Run-Up title in a row in record time. "When you finish first, it's a feeling like you're above the top of the world," said...

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. The German claimed his first major tower-race victory, while Andrea Mayr of Austria won her third Empire State Building Run-Up title in a row in record time. "When you finish first, it's a feeling like you're above the top of the world," said...