A sunny sky served as the perfect backdrop for the 39th annual Long Island Marathon at Eisenhower Park Sunday morning.
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Demesse Cefera, 29, of New York City claimed the top men's spot in the 10K run with a time of 32:34. Brooklyn's Angel Confesor, 26, finished second, crossing the finish line at 34:26.
Peter Francis, 20, of Jackson Heights, placed third at 35:36.
Lynbrook's Petra Fasungova crossed th finish line not too much later. The 20-year-old top female runner completed the 10K in 38:46.
Lyndsey Cunningham's 1:22:23 was the top women's time in the half-marathon event. The 28-year-old Babylon resident had held the previous course record until last year when Levittown's Jodie Schoppman completed the race in 1:17:15).
Liza Grudinski of Newburgh, NY came in second (1:23:26), followed by Woodbury's Sharon Kapusta (1:28:08).
Approximately 8,200 people registered for the two-day event, which began Saturday with the I-Mile, 5K and Kids Fun Run.