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You've participated in the Long Island Marathon at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow, or have been on the sidelines cheering on a friend. Thousands of runners compete in the annual 10K, half-marathon or full-marathon races, and spend the rest of the day relaxing by the finish line after the big event. (Credit: Ed Betz)

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Nassau and Suffolk counties have distinct identities, and the people who live in each area have special knowledge that ties them to their counties. For instance, if you're from Nassau, you know the actual places in all the Billy Joel songs and Roosevelt Field is a second home. The following examples were culled from our social media followers and staff. Send your suggestions to litowns@newsday.com.

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