Mayor Bloomberg and NYRR CEO Mary Wittenberg defend the decision to move forward with the marathon here. NYRR is donating $1 million towards relief efforts. Our friend at Competitor.com Mario Fraioli makes the case on ESPN.com that the “show mustn’t go on.” Right now the debate is trending on Twitter but honestly I can’t find many who are defending the decision to move forward with the race. There’s a Cancel The 2012 NYC Marathon Facebook account which now has 46,000 Likes in a day, almost as many as the marathon’s official Facebook page.
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