Friday, August 26, 2011

2011 bronx half marathon cancelled!

the bronx half marathon was officially cancelled today - so announced the nyrr site:

"Due to the cancellation of all NYC events on Sunday, August 28, the Bronx Half-Marathon and the Henry Isola Cross Country Classic have been cancelled."

it was a direct consequence of the mayor's announcement last night that all city permits were cancelled for events scheduled on sunday.  it was a preemptive response to the approach of hurricane irene.

in any event, it will be my eighth nyrr qualifying race point.  now, after the nyc marathon, i will have completed my 9+1 for 2012 entry :d

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