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[np_storybar title="Runners frustrated by timing of decision to cancel New York City marathon" link="http://sports.nationalpost.com/2012/11/03/runners-frustrated-by-timing-of-decision-to-cancel-new-york-city-marathon/"]
Many of the runners who had descended on the city from all over the globe worked out their frustrations with a jog Saturday through Central Park, site of a finish line that will never be crossed after the cancellation of the New York City marathon. Some scrambled to rebook return flights. Others made sightseeing plans for the unexpected free time.
Whether from Europe, South America or elsewhere, their sentiment was the same. Sympathy for the victims of Superstorm Sandy. Understanding of why city officials cancelled Sunday’s race. But bitterness that the decision was made Friday instead of earlier in the week, before they boarded planes.
NEW YORK — Never mind the cancellation. Here comes the marathon.
Thousands of runners poured into New York City’s Central Park on Sunday morning to do what they…
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