NYC Cancels Marathon, But Mayor Bloomberg, Some Runners Don’t Get It

Not this year….

The 2012 ING New York City Marathon had been scheduled to be run today through all five boroughs of a New York City that was flooded by Superstorm Sandy last week, but was canceled by the city and its sponsor, the New York Road Runners.

It took a long time and a lot of wailing and gnashing of teeth, but Mayor Michael Bloomberg finally made the correct call and canceled the race Friday, but not everyone was happy about putting the welfare of Superstorm Sandy victims above the competitive impulses of the runners.
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