02 Nov '12, 9pm

The New York City Marathon has been canceled. More on the story here:

The ING New York City Marathon has been canceled. Amidst debate from city officials, citizens, and high-profile athletes, New York City has decided to abandon the race in lieu of more important events at hand. The main convincing factor from the pro-marathon crowd was money and hope. The marathon was originally projected to bring $340 million dollars into the city, but that estimate is far lower after Hurricane Sandy denied the travel plans of runners from across the globe. Even when the decision to continue with the race was announced, NYRR had donated $1 million to the relief fund. The race was nicknamed “The Race to Recover” by the media. Now it’ll be “The Race That Never Was.” Something didn’t feel right as we crossed the fence that separated the NYC Marathon Media Center from Central Park West. Inside the oasis that is New York City’s Central Park, construction worker...

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