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2012 New York City Marathon cancelled

Published by Emma Lee-Potter in on Friday 2nd November 2012

As New York battled to cope with the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, Mayor Michael Bloomberg was adamant that the city’s marathon would still be going ahead on Sunday as planned. The mayor said the event would give the Big Apple a chance “to show solidarity with one another,” while New York Road Runners president Mary Wittenberg declared that the marathon “really epitomises the spirit of New York City – the vitality, ...keep reading