This weekend, 45,000 people (including one rescued Chilean miner) will double-knot the laces on their running shoes and take to the streets for the New York City Marathon. Many of them will also secure their iPods and earbuds to keep their pace and inspiration up throughout the grueling course.
For this week's Arts File, Kerry Nolan talked to Daniel Bishop, a music researcher at Brunel University in the U.K. and a marathoner himself. Jesse Ruben, a singer songwriter and first-time marathon runner also stopped by our studio to chat with Kerry. He's running the marathon this weekend for the first time to raise money for the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation in honor of his best friend who was paralyzed.