NYC marathon will go on this Sunday

According to AP report: the NYC marathon is not expected to be hurt by Sandy.

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Good Luck to everyone who is headed to NYC to run the marathon. Keep-in-mind that Sandy just passed through the city.

Here are some comments and update since this news item was posted:

Facebook comment By Stacey

Hate to be a party pooper:

Update re conditions in NYC: More than 8.1 million homes and businesses were without power across 17 states, and nearly half of the outages were in New York and New Jersey, according to a tally by the federal government. NBC News meteorologist Bill Karins warned to “expect the cleanup and power outage restoration to continue right up through Election Day.” Ten subway tunnels under the East River in New York City were flooded, leading MTA Chairman Joseph Lhota to declare: “The New York City subway system is 108 years old, but it has never faced a disaster as devastating as what we experienced last night.” Subway service was unlikely to resume for 4 to 5 days, Bloomberg said. PATH train service between Manhattan and New Jersey is likely to be suspended for 7-10 days, Gov. Chris Christie said Tuesday. Given the devastation to the infrastructure I think it would be a bit difficult to justify diverting first responders and other logistical personnel away from matters at hand, in order to support the race. Just MHO…

From Twitter:

“I heard that it did not affect the course”



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