When Wang Chen, now 48, came to New Jersey via China in 2000, it wasn’t her intention to focus on table tennis, a sport she began playing at age 7 in her native Shanghai. “When I first came, it was to help my sister with her business in New Jersey,” Chen said. “I thought for […]
During the heart of Pride Month, Jersey City runners launched The Queer Collective, a running club dreamed up by residents Kristina Nungaray and Jules Bursee, two best friends whose goal is to increase the profile of the LGBTQ+ community in endurance racing.
According to four former players, the Peacocks have long been underdogs, even within the Jersey City community.
Thanks to Jersey City resident and avid runner Steve Lipski, on April 23 next year, Jersey City will get its own marathon, the first the city has hosted and the only one that will take place in the Garden State in 2023.