Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy
11:38 am
Sun November 4, 2012

NYC marathoners run for storm relief

A crowd of runners stands near the barricaded Central Park finish line for the now-canceled New York Marathon on Saturday.
John Minchillo AP

Originally published on Sun November 4, 2012 6:58 am

New York City's canceled marathon left thousands of runners who had traveled to the storm-damaged city with nothing but free time and a good pair of shoes.

The result: Sunday morning's hastily arranged mercy run in which hundreds of would-be marathoners are expected to jog through Staten Island with backpacks full of food and other supplies.

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