Via: TV Guide
New York City is fully immersed in Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts, with thousands of residents still without power and mass transit only partially restored, but the city is still planning to hold its marathon on Sunday. Some are calling the race a symbol of New Yorkers’ resilience, while others are lambasting the decision, saying that the resources being diverted to the race could be better used in such devastated areas like Staten Island and parts of Queens.
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg has never wavered in his decision to continue with the marathon, even though other elected officials, including Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer, and some runners have said it should be postponed or canceled.
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Posted: November 2nd, 2012