Runners From Mid-South Affected by NYC Marathon Cancellation

WREG.com

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(Memphis) – There was anger in the streets of New York Saturday after the city’s mayor cancelled the New York City Marathon, which had been set for Sunday.

 “I think the race should have been cancelled or postponed, but it should’ve been earlier so both sides were happy,” said Jesus Amarante, who flew in from Fort Lauderdale, FL for the race. “That way we wouldn’t have incurred the costs. I would’ve been disappointed, but I would’ve understood, but to cancel on the 11th hour, you just don’t do that.”

More than 47,000 runners, most of them from outside New York expected they would take part in the world’s largest marathon. Among those in New York for the race were some Mid-South runners.

They were more disappointed, than angry.

Jennifer Randle planned to be at the New York City marathon to support two of her friends this weekend, but…

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