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NY marathon canceled? Tell that to the runners

Updated: November 4, 2012, 5:22 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Their race was called off, but marathoners were still on the move in New York on Sunday.

Hundreds of runners wearing marathon shirts and backpacks full of supplies took the ferry to hard-hit Staten Island and ran to stricken neighborhoods to help. Thousands of others poured into Central Park to put in 26.2 miles after the last-minute cancellation of the world's largest marathon because of Superstorm Sandy.

"A lot of people just wanted to finish what they started," said ...

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