Scenes from the Long Island marathon through the years.

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The Long Island Marathon women's full marathon first place finisher Kelly Gillen of New York City. (May 5, 2013)

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The Long Island Marathon men's full marathon first place finisher Derek Rammelkamp. (May 5, 2013)

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Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano sounds the horn for the start of the Long Island Marathon race. (May 5, 2013)

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Juan Estrella (24) crosses the finish line to win the 2001 Long Island Marathon (full) in Eisenhower Park, E. Meadow. (May 6, 2001)

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Long Island Marathon 26 mile winner Lamothe Dieudonne (May 5, 1996)

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Dan McGrath, 25, of Lynbrook , placed first among men's runners in the full marathon at the 34th annual Long Island Marathon in East Meadow. (May 4, 2008)

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Felipe Vergara, winner of the Long Island full marathon, crosses the finish line in Eisenhower Park. (May 6, 2007)

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Carlos Grisales breaks the tape to win the full marathon men's division of the Long Island Marathon. (May 7, 2006)

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Jaun Estrella, of New Hyde Park, third from left, is congratulated by supporters after he crossed the finish line to win the Long Island Marathon at Eisenhower Park. (May 4, 2003)

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Winner of the Long Island Marathon (Full / Men) Juan Estrella, an Asstant Track Coach at Kellenberg High School. (May 5, 2002)

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Harold Sanon, winner of the Long Island Marathon. (May 4, 1997)

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Participants in the Earth Day Marathon, renamed the Long Island Marathon in 1978, run in the sun as they enter Eisenhower Park. (March 18, 1973)

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The start of the Earth Day Marathon with snow falling. (March 18, 1973)

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Looking like the actual start of the Earth Day Marathon, a group of trophies sit in the dining room of Roosevelt Raceway awaiting the winners. (March 18, 1973)

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The winner of the Earth Day Marathon, Justin Gubbins of Sayville, crosses the finish line. (March 21, 1976)

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The Long Island Marathon gets going with a pack of runers in Eisenhower Park. (May 2, 1982)

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Sam Rojas of the U.S. Army Marathon Team is wrappped in foil to preserve his body heat at the end of the race. (May 2, 1982)

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Runners pass through the five mile water stop at Bellmore Avenue and Sunrise Highway as they continue towards Jones Beach. (May 4, 1986)

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The winner of the half marathon crosses the finish line at Jones Beach. (May 3, 1987)

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Paul Marcik of Stony Brook gets a rubdown from Deirdre McLaughlin of East Islip. (May 3, 1987)

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Mark Bishop, the winner of the Long Island Marathon Men's Division, as he crosses the finish line. (May 3, 1987)

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Marathoners before passing under the ramp for the Southern State Parkway for the first half of the Long Island Marathon. (May 1, 1988)

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A view of the start of the Long Island Marathon as it heads south on Merrick Avenue. (May 7, 1989)

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Lou Calvano, the first male finisher in the Long Island Marathon. (May 7, 1989)

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Kathy Corsitto-Damon of Selden looks elated as she crosses the finish line. (May 7, 1989)

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A view of the1990 Long Island Marathon from the Jerusalem Avenue overpass just before the cutoff. (May 6, 1990)

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Long Island Marathon winner Jose Aparicio crosses the finish line. (May 6, 1990)

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Runners leave Eisenhower Park for the start of the Long Island Marathon. (May 5, 1991)

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Start of the Long Island Marathon. (May 5, 1991)

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Timothy Cooney is first to cross the finish line in the 26 mile Long Island Marathon. (May 5, 1991)

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Runners come northbound on the southbound side of the Wantagh Parkway at the Southern State Parkway intersection as they compete in the Long Island Marathon. (May 3, 1992)

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Runners take off at the start of the 1994 Newsday Long Island Marathon. (May 1, 1994)

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A sea of runners take off at the start of the 1994 Long Island Marathon. (May 1, 1994)

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Nicholas Galasso of New York City winning the 1995 Canon Marathon in Eisenhower Park. (May 7, 1995)

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Start of the Long Island Marathon in Eisenhower Park. (May 5, 1996)

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Start of the Long Island Marathon at Eisenhower Park. (May 5, 1996)

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Runners take part in the 1997 Long Island Marathon. (May 4, 1997)

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Start of the Long Island Marathon. (May 4, 1997)

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Runners wait for the gun before the start of the Long Island Marathon. (May 3, 1998)

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Competitors in the Long Island Marathon. (May 2, 1999)

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The start of the Long Island Marathon in Eisenhower Park, East Meadow. (May 7, 2000)

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Peter Heimgartner (31), winner of the full Long Island Marathon. (May 7, 2000)

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Runners in Eisenhower Park as they compete in the Long Island Marathon. (May 6, 2001)

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Aerial photo of the start of the 2002 Long Island Marathon in Eisenhower Park, East Meadow. (May 5, 2002)

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Participants run at the beginning of the Long Island full Marathon at Eisenhower Park. (May 4, 2003)

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The start of the Long Island Marathon. (May 2, 2004)

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Mike Nehr of West Babylon wins the Long Island Marathon. (May 2, 2004)

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The start of the Long Island Marathon in Eisenhower Park. (May 1, 2005)

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Full marathon winner Felipe Vergara of Brooklyn crosses the finish line. (May 1, 2005)

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The start of the Long Island Marathon. (May 7, 2006)

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Christine Brough Glockenmeier glides to the finish line to win the women's division of the full marathon. (May 7, 2006)

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Runners at the start of the Long Island Marathon outside of Eisenhower Park. (May 6, 2007)

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Felipe Vergara, winner of the Long Island full marathon crosses the finish line in Eisenhower Park. (May 6, 2007)

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Jessica Allen, winner of the womens full Long Island Marathon, crosses the finish line at Eisenhower Park. (May 6, 2007)

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The start of the Long Island Marathon, Charles Lindbergh Blvd., Uniodale. (May 4, 2008)

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Start area of the Long Island Marathon at 8 a.m. (May 3, 2009)

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Felipe Vergara, of Hempstead, finishes first in the men's division of the Long Island Marathon. (May 3, 2009)

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The start of the Long Island Marathon in East Meadow. (May 2, 2010)

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Dan Mcgrath, of Lynbrook, crosses the finish line to win the Long Island Marathon. Holding the tape on the right are Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and Legislator Rose Walker. (May 2, 2010)

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Start of the Long Island Marathon in East Meadow. (May 1, 2011)

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First male finisher in the Long Island Marathon is Shaun McGrath. (May 1, 2011)

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Pyrotechnics and County Executive Ed Mangano at the start of the 2012 Long Island Marathon. (May 6, 2012)

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Men's marathon winner Emiliano Garcia, of Astoria, crosses the finish line of the Long Island Marathon in 2 hours, 36 minutes and 22 seconds. (May 6, 2012)