" The 35th annual Empire State Building Run-Up is scheduled for 8 p.m. on Feb. 8. For the second straight year, the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, or MMRF, is the title sponsor and benefiting charity. Approximately 5,000 people in the race’s history have reached the finish line on the 86th floor observation deck, organizers said."
" “The competition will be fierce, but I know that, with every person I pass, I’m raising more money to help the MMRF fight cancer,” Kuritzky, who is collecting pledges from colleagues to raise $10,000 for every runner he passes, said in a statement. “That’s all the motivation I need.”
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