NJ.com Features Story of NJCU’s Roberto Romero Overcoming Cancer to Run New York City Marathon

November 3, 2023
Roberto Romero NJ.com (news-event-banner-template) (2023.11-03)

JERSEY CITY, N.J. | On Sunday, November 5, under sunny skies and near perfect conditions for racing, Roberto Romero ‘95 (B.S.) ‘14 (M.A.) will run 26.2 miles through the five boroughs of New York City during the 52nd annual TCS New York City Marathon.

Romero, New Jersey City University's assistant director of information technology, will run in the New York City marathon less than a year after being part of a clinical trial for Stage 4 cancer. The Jersey Journal and NJ.com chronicled his journey to run 26.2 miles, for cancer research in a story by editor Ron Zeitlinger entitled “After beating back stage 4 cancer, NJCU assistant IT director is now taking on the NYC Marathon.”

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Ira Thor
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