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NYC Marathon 2012: Mayor says race won’t divert resources from storm victims
What should have been an 11-hour ride took nearly 14 because of two accidents in Pennsylvania. But as they came into New York, the weather was clear and the roads empty.
“That’s because no one else is an idiot driving into the hurricane,” Mom said.
Runner’s World magazine is converting its annual pre-marathon party Friday into a free meal for anybody still displaced by the storm. NYRR canceled Friday’s opening ceremony and a 5-kilometer run Saturday to focus all resources on race day.
Wittenberg said the city needed to find the right time to take a step forward from the storm’s devastation — and Sunday could be that time.
“It’s hard in these moments to know what’s best to do,” she said. “The city believes this is best to do right now.”
Jennifer Peltz contributed to this report.
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