New York City Marathon; Race Cancelled

Many people in the area are still suffering from the storm’s damage (Hurricane Sandy).

New York Road Runners, the organization that operates the marathon decided to cancel the biggest marathon for safety reasons.

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Mary Wittenberg, director of the marathon — said the event would provide a needed morale boost, as well as an economic one.

“It’s clear that the best thing for New York and the best thing for the marathon and the future is, unfortunately, to move on,” said Ms. Wittenberg

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