Original Message
RE: NYC Marathon Resolution
Sounds fair to me. Anyone can get a refund and you are back where you were (minus a processing fee).

Or they will let you, in effect, use the refund amount to buy a guaranteed entry later. If you can get a guaranteed entry anyway this is of no value to you so you just take the refund. If you couldn't get a guaranteed entry then you can decide yourself whether to spend your refund on the guarantee or take your chances with the lottery.
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