Found October 11, 2013 on The Roosevelts:
The ING New York City Marathon is an important event not just for runners, but also for day drinkers who like to pretend they care about runners to feel better about themselves, and for the second year in a row, both groups may be screwed. Last year, the event was canceled because of Superstorm Sandy, and if the government shutdown continues, we may see no marathon again this year. The race is set to start at Staten Island’s Fort Wadsworth, which is currently closed, and if a new route isn’t decided soon, the November 3 race may not happen. Read the full story on NBC Sports.
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