Long Island Marathon weekend gets underway

At your mark, runners: the Long Island Marathon steps off this weekend.

News 12 Staff

May 4, 2019, 3:35 PM

Updated 1,846 days ago

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At your mark, runners: the 2019 NEFCU Long Island Marathon steps off this weekend.
Some 5,000 runners are expected to take part in Sunday's race, which kicks off at 7:30 a.m. in Eisenhower Park. There are also events happening today, including a 5K Family Fun Run, a 1K Kids Run and the Long Island Health and Fitness Expo.
There will be stepped up security in place, including bag searches and radiation detection.
Road closures will be in place beginning at 5 a.m. Sunday.
 


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