NEW YORK, N.Y. ‒ Mayor Michael Bloomberg and sponsors of the ING New York City Marathon have responded to critics seeking postponement of the race by dedicating the event to the communities and families impacted by Hurricane Sandy. The race will take place Sunday as scheduled, beginning in Staten Island.
The N.Y. City Marathon is scheduled to be run Sunday morning despite the recovery from Hurricane Sandy. Should it be run?View Results
The N.Y. City Marathon is scheduled to be run Sunday morning despite the recovery from Hurricane Sandy. Should it be run?
It should go on as scheduled12%
It should be postponed until next week18%
The city should recover before it is run70%
Daily Voice readers have been voting on whether the marathon should be run in view of the ongoing recovery effort. Fifty-six percent say the race should be run after the city has recovered, 22 percent say it should be run next week and 22 percent want the race to run as scheduled.