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Storm-canceled NYC marathon offers refunds to runners

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The New York City Marathon has offered refunds to those who paid to run in the 2012 race, which was canceled due to the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. Full story

Long-distance runners lap up miles for the love of it

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Although many people begin running as a practical path to weight loss or fitness, for many it becomes a love affair as the miles increase. Full story

Marathoners help out in hard-hit neighborhoods

   Thousands of runners who planned to participate in the canceled New York City Marathon pitched in across the city, helping to distribute supplies to hard-hit neighborhoods. NBC’s Mara Schiavocampo reports.

Marathon Backlash

   Mayor Bloomberg's decision to proceed with the New York Marathon continues to stir up controversy, with CNBC's Robert Frank.

Squawk Takes a Stand on NYC Marathon

   The "Squawk Box" news team weighs in on the controversial decision to proceed with the New York City Marathon, as the city continues to recover from the storm.

Should the NYC Marathon go on as scheduled?

   New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg is receiving a lot of backlash over his decision to continue with the New York City Marathon this weekend, despite the city’s struggles with Sandy’s aftermath. TODAY’s Professionals Donny Deutsch, Star Jones, and guest professional Alex Wagner from MSNBC discuss

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  NYC power outage divides the city

As New York slowly comes back to life, it’s electrical power that divides the haves and have-nots. Gridlock also remains a concern, but subway service is slowly beginning to resume and the New York Marathon is still slated to go forward. NBC’s Anne Thompson reports.

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New York City Marathon runners carry relief supplies through a damaged neighborhood in the Staten Island borough of New York

New York City Marathon runners carry relief supplies through a damaged neighborhood in the Staten Island borough of New York November 4, 2012. Hundreds of runners in New York City are refusing to let a canceled marathon spoil their Sunday plans and are channeling months of preparation into informal