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New York City Marathon reaction: Instant reaction of marathon cancellation

The overwhelming consensus is positive in regards to the New York Marathon being canceled.

Chris Trotman

With Mayor Michael Bloomberg deciding to cancel Sunday's New York City Marathon, the overwhelming consensus is in support of the decision.

New York City Marathon Will Not Be Held Sunday -
"We would not want a cloud to hang over the race or its participants, and so we have decided to cancel it. We cannot allow a controversy over an athletic event -- even one as meaningful as this -- to distract attention away from all the critically important work that is being done to recover from the storm and get our city back on track."

For more instant reaction, you can check out all tweets for NYC Marathon on Twitter.