A group of Ethiopian runners works out in a park in New York. (AP)
One of the members of this team, Gima Bekele Gebre, finished third in the New York City Marathon. (AP)
Ethiopian runners talk with Bill Staab, president of The West Side Runner’s Club. (AP)
Bill Staab spent 40 years and his own money helping these immigrant runners get paperwork to come to the U.S. to race. (AP)
Flag of Ethiopia
Fast runners come to the United States. Why? They want to run big races.
Bill Staab leads the West Side Runners’ Club. He helps immigrant runners.