Firefighters run Central Park marathon after NYC race cancelled

Six U.K. firefighters raised about $30K for firefighting charities


The Cornish Guardian

NEW YORK — U.K. firefighters participated in an impromptu marathon in New York's storm-ravaged Central Park after arriving hours before the cancellation of the official event.

They learnt shortly after landing that mayor Michael Bloomberg reversed his heavily criticised decision days earlier to allow it to go ahead.

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