With can-do stance on marathon, mayor misreads NYC - Article Photos 1/3

Mary Wittenberg, president of the New York Road Runners, speaks during a news conference Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, in New York, after New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg canceled Sunday's New York City Marathon. At left is Howard Wolfson, deputy mayor for government affairs and communication. Bloomberg canceled the race after mounting criticism that this was not the time for a race, as the city continues to recover from Superstorm Sandy. (AP Photo/Louis Lanzano)