Thousands of runners took part in the pavement-pounding fun for the Long Island Marathon in Nassau County today.

Old Brookville native Will Schefer, 23, finished in first place for the men's title with a time of 2 hours and 31 minutes. It was the personal trainer's first marathon.

Tara Farrell from East Quogue was the first woman to finish the race. It was her sixth Long Island Marathon.


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