Long IslandTowns The Poll: Did you run in the LI marathon? The start of the 2011 Long Island Marathon. (May 1, 2011) Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan By Newsday.com May 1, 2011 8:49 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email Roads were shut down and spectators cheered the racers as thousands ran in the 39th annual Long Island Marathon Sunday. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.