New York City Marathon banners adorn an entrance to New York's Central Park, Friday, Nov. 2, 2012. Under growing pressure as thousands still shivered from Sandy, the marathon was cancel

 

              New York City Marathon banners adorn an entrance to New York
New York City Marathon banners adorn an entrance to New York's Central Park, Friday, Nov. 2, 2012. Under growing pressure as thousands still shivered from Sandy, the marathon was canceled Friday by Mayor Michael Bloomberg after mounting criticism that this was not the time for a race. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)