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A runner in a Long Island Marathon event (Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

A runner in a Long Island Marathon event carries an American flag. (May 5, 2013)

Long Island Marathon weekend 2013

Photos from the 41st annual Long Island Marathon weekend, May 4 and 5 at Mitchel Athletic Complex and Eisenhower Park.

Billy Holl of Bayport crosses the finish line
(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

Billy Holl of Bayport crosses the finish line to place second in the Long Island Marathon. (May 5, 2013)

Julio Sauce of New York City and Equador
(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

Julio Sauce of New York City and Equador takes third place in the Long Island Marathon. (May 5, 2013)

Lauren Carter crosses the finish line to win
(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

Lauren Carter crosses the finish line to win the women's 10Krun at the Long Island Marathon. (May 5, 2013)

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Men's 10K first place finisher Dan Gargaro, of
(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

Men's 10K first place finisher Dan Gargaro, of Bay Shore, crosses the finish line at the Long Island Marathon. (May 5, 2013)

Men's half-marathon winner Christopher Mills, of Falls Church,
(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

Men's half-marathon winner Christopher Mills, of Falls Church, Va., crosses the finish line of the Long Island Marathon. (May 5, 2013)

A spectator cheers on a runner in the
(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

A spectator cheers on a runner in the Long Island Half-Marathon. (May 5, 2013)

Runners celebrate as they cross the finish line
(Credit: Tara Conry)

Runners celebrate as they cross the finish line at the Long Island Half-Marathon. (May 5, 2013)

Long Island runner Yvonne Leippert, 45, who ran
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Long Island runner Yvonne Leippert, 45, who ran the Boston Marathon last month, gets ready for the start of the Long Island Marathon. (May 5, 2013)

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Long Island runner Nora Johnson, 60, who ran
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Long Island runner Nora Johnson, 60, who ran the Boston Marathon, prepares for the start of the Long Island Marathon. (May 5, 2013)

Long Island runner Wil Widman, 48, who also
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Long Island runner Wil Widman, 48, who also ran the Boston Marathon last month, gets ready for the start of the Long Island Marathon. (May 5, 2013)

Heavily armed Nassau County police patrol the grounds
(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

Heavily armed Nassau County police patrol the grounds at Eisenhower Park during the Long Island Marathon. (May 5, 2013)

Dan Denig, 81, of Bayside, competed in the
(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

Dan Denig, 81, of Bayside, competed in the 10K at he Long Island Marathon. (May 5, 2013)

A 10K finisher sports has
(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

A 10K finisher sports has "I'm old and slow. Get over it. 72 + running forever" written on the back of his running jacket at the Long Island Marathon. (May 5, 2013)

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Jodie Robertson, winner of the women's half-marathon, hits
(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

Jodie Robertson, winner of the women's half-marathon, hits the finish line at the Long Island Marathon. (May 5, 2013)

Women's full marathon third place finisher Tara Farrell
(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

Women's full marathon third place finisher Tara Farrell of East Quogue crosses the finish line of the Long Island Marathon. (May 5, 2013)

Women's marathon second-place finisher Kristen McElroy, of Garden
(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

Women's marathon second-place finisher Kristen McElroy, of Garden City, crosses the finish line of the Long Island Marathon. (May 5, 2013)

Manhasset native Kelly Gillen, 30, of New York
(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

Manhasset native Kelly Gillen, 30, of New York City, wins the women's division of the Long Island Marathon Sunday with a time of 3:03.04. (May 5, 2013)

Derek Rammelkamp, 23, a Stony Brook University graduate
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Derek Rammelkamp, 23, a Stony Brook University graduate student, wins the men's competition of the Long Island Marathon Sunday with a time of 2:32:10. (May 5, 2013)

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A runner in the Long Island Marathon wears
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

A runner in the Long Island Marathon wears a T-shirt in support of victims of the bombings and the Boston Marathon. (May 5, 2013)

Runners get in position Sunday at the start
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Runners get in position Sunday at the start of the Long Island Marathon events. (May 5, 2013)

Runners follow the route of the Long Island
(Credit: Ed Betz)

Runners follow the route of the Long Island Marathon along Route 25 in Westbury. (May 5, 2013)

A flag is raised over the gates of
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

A flag is raised over the gates of the Long Island Marathon. (May 5, 2013)

Volunteers check bags of clothes after the start
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Volunteers check bags of clothes after the start of the Long Island Marathon events. (May 5, 2013)

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A runner in a Long Island Marathon event
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

A runner in a Long Island Marathon event carries an American flag. (May 5, 2013)

Runners pass out of the starting gate Sunday
(Credit: Fran Berkman)

Runners pass out of the starting gate Sunday for the 2013 Long Island Marathon. (May 5, 2013)

A runner warms up Sunday before the start
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

A runner warms up Sunday before the start of the Long Island Marathon. (May 5, 2013)

Police patrol in Eisenhower Park Sunday before the
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Police patrol in Eisenhower Park Sunday before the start of the Long Island Marathon. (May 5, 2013)

The rising sun casts long shadows Sunday on
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

The rising sun casts long shadows Sunday on the starting line of the Long Island Marathon. (May 5, 2013)

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Runners stretch Sunday before the start of the
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Runners stretch Sunday before the start of the Long Island Marathon. (May 5, 2013)

Police with dogs patrol in Eisenhower Park before
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Police with dogs patrol in Eisenhower Park before the start of the Long Island Marathon. (May 5, 2013)

Nothing works like the sun on dark plastic
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Nothing works like the sun on dark plastic for keeping warm Sunday before the start of the Long Island Marathon. (May 5, 2013)

Police patrol Eisenhower Park on bikes Sunday before
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Police patrol Eisenhower Park on bikes Sunday before the start of the Long Island Marathon. (May 5, 2013)

Runners and spectators make their way Sunday to
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Runners and spectators make their way Sunday to the starting line of the Long Island Marathon. (May 5, 2013)

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Runners stretching and enjoying the sunny day prior
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Runners stretching and enjoying the sunny day prior to the 5K race at Mitchel Athletic Complex. (May 4, 2013)

Start of the 1 mile race at Mitchel
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Start of the 1 mile race at Mitchel Athletic Complex. (May 4, 2014)

Runners look at the course just prior to
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Runners look at the course just prior to the start of the 1 mile race at Mitchel Athletic Complex. (May 4, 2013)

Runners and spectators enjoying the sunny day prior
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Runners and spectators enjoying the sunny day prior to the 5K race at Mitchel Athletic Complex. (May 4, 2013)

A police officer with K9 unit checks the
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

A police officer with K9 unit checks the area prior to the 1 mile and 5K races at Mitchel Athletic Complex. (May 4, 2013)

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A police officer with K9 unit checks the
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

A police officer with K9 unit checks the area prior to the 1 mile and 5K races at Mitchel Athletic Complex. (May 4, 2013)

Julia Dell'Unto, 7, has Williams Syndrome and is
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Julia Dell'Unto, 7, has Williams Syndrome and is with team WSA which is running for a cure prior to the 1 mile and 5K races at Mitchel Athletic Complex. (May 4, 2013)

Runners get ready prior to the 1 mile
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Runners get ready prior to the 1 mile and 5K races at Mitchel Athletic Complex. (May 4, 2013)

Rich Minns has his daughter Claire, 9 months,
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Rich Minns has his daughter Claire, 9 months, in his arms prior to the 1 mile and 5K races at Mitchel Athletic Complex. (May 4, 2013)

Shari Klarfeld, 32, from Plainview, finishes 1st for
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Shari Klarfeld, 32, from Plainview, finishes 1st for the women in the 5K race at Mitchel Athletic Complex. (May 4, 2013)

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Runners take off at the start of the
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Runners take off at the start of the 5K race at Mitchel Athletic Complex. (May 4, 2013)

Runners take off at the start of the
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Runners take off at the start of the 5K race at Mitchel Athletic Complex. (May 4, 2013)

Runners and spectators enjoy the sunny day prior
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Runners and spectators enjoy the sunny day prior to the 5K race at Mitchel Athletic Complex. (May 4, 2013)

Tim Steiskal, 22, from Naugatuck, Conn. finishes 1st
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Tim Steiskal, 22, from Naugatuck, Conn. finishes 1st in the 5K race at Mitchel Athletic Complex. (May 4, 2013)

Tim Steiskal, 22, from Naugatuck, Conn. finishes 1st
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Tim Steiskal, 22, from Naugatuck, Conn. finishes 1st in the 5K race at Mitchel Athletic Complex. (May 4, 2013)

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Last minute stretch just prior to the start
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Last minute stretch just prior to the start of the 1 mile race at Mitchel Athletic Complex. (May 4, 2013)

Tim Steiskal, 22, from Naugatuck, Conn. finishes 1st
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Tim Steiskal, 22, from Naugatuck, Conn. finishes 1st in the 5K race at Mitchel Athletic Complex. (May 4, 2013)

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