Runners volunteer to help Sandy victims in NYC

Updated: November 5, 2012, 9:42 AM ET
By Rachel Cooperman | Special to espnW

Sometimes you need to see the worst to appreciate the best.

The annual celebration that is the New York City Marathon was canceled before it started this year, a historic first that no one seemed quite sure how to handle. But runners from as near as the five boroughs and as far as planes could fly in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy are making the most out of an unfortunate situation.

When Monday's hurricane swept the Northeast shores and left destruction in its wake ...

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