Thousands set to run Long Island Marathon on Sunday

Thousands set to run Long Island Marathon on Sunday

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EAST MEADOW -

Thousands are set to run in the 2017 Long Island Marathon on Sunday.

The race includes a fun-run for kids, 10K, half-marathon and full-marathon.

There are also a bunch of road closures around the Eisenhower Park area in East Meadow.

According to Newsday, The following roads will be closed:

•             Charles Lindbergh Boulevard 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. (from Merrick Avenue to Earle Ovington Boulevard, 5 a.m. to 10 a.m.)
•             Merrick Avenue, 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. (north of Hempstead Turnpike)
•             Old Country Road, 7:40 a.m. to 10 a.m. (Post Avenue to School Street) 
•             School Street, 7:40 a.m. to 10 a.m. (Old Country Road to Railroad Avenue)
•             Salisbury Park Drive, 7:50 a.m. to 2 p.m.
•             Railroad Avenue, 7:50 a.m. to 10 a.m.
•             Post Avenue, 7:50 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. (Railroad Avenue to Jericho Turnpike)
•             Eastbound side of Jericho Turnpike, 7:50 a.m. to 11 a.m. (Post Avenue to Brush Hollow Road)
•             Brush Hollow Road, 7:50 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (The road will remain open south of Wantagh Parkway.)
•             Carman Avenue, 7:50 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Old Country Road to Nottingham Road)
•             Wantagh Parkway, 7a.m. to 3 p.m. 

Other closures:

•             Northern State Parkway exits to Post Avenue and Wantagh Parkway will be closed.
•             All exits and entrances to and from Wantagh Parkway will be closed.
•             Meadowbrook Parkway exits and entrances to and from Charles Lindbergh Boulevard (Nassau Coliseum, Nassau Community College) and Eisenhower Park exits will be closed from 5 a.m. to 10 a.m.
•             Eisenhower Park's Park Boulevard will not allow through traffic between 7:15 a.m. and 10 a.m. The Hempstead Turnpike entrance to the park will be open throughout the day for Golf and Carltun guests, with a turnaround at the golf course until 10 a.m.
 

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