NYC Marathon Not Expected To Be Affected By Storm

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NEW YORK (AP) - New York City Marathon organizers expect Sunday's race to run with little effect from Hurricane Sandy.

New York Road Runners President Mary Wittenberg said Monday that "we have time on our side" - enough time to prepare the race course and for runners to travel to the city after the superstorm passes through.

She says NYRR has contingency plans every year to adjust to any damage from bad weather.

The deadline to withdraw from the race and guarantee a spot in next year's event likely will be pushed back from Wednesday to Saturday for any runners unable to make the trip because of the storm.