New York Gets a Marathon This Weekend for 1,500 in Central Park

New York Gets a Marathon This Weekend for 1,500 in Central Park

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Runners participate in the 'Run Anyway NYC Marathon' in Central Park after the ING New York City Marathon was canceled in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Central Park will host a marathon on February 24, put on by NYCRuns with as many as 1,500 runners running five loops in the park.