NY marathon canceled? Tell that to the runners - Article Photos 2/6

Carrying a backpack with goods and supplies, marathon runner Eitan Tabak runs past debris in the hard hit Midland Beach neighborhood of the Staten Island borough of New York, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012. Background right is marathon runner Michelle Mascioli and far left marathon runner Rachel Wheeler of New York. With the cancellation of the New York Marathon, hundreds of runners, wearing their marathon shirts and backpacks full of supplies, took the ferry to hard-hit Staten Island and ran to neighborhoods hard hit by Superstorm Sandy to help. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)