NEW YORK - Sue Johnson refused to give New York City any more money.
She preferred to shell out for the change fee to move her flight home to Pittsburgh up by 24 hours -- leaving on the day she was supposed to run the NYC Marathon.
Many of the runners who had descended on the city from all over the globe worked out their frustrations with a jog Saturday through Central Park, site of a finish line that will never be crossed. Some scrambled to rebook return flights. Others made sightseeing plans for the unexpected free time.
Whether from Europe, South America or Pennsylvania, their sentiment was the same. Sympathy for the victims of Superstorm Sandy. Understanding of why city officials canceled Sunday's race. But bitterness that the decision was made Friday instead of earlier in the week, before they boarded planes.
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