The proposed route for a Suffolk marathon is a very bad one, and Newsday's article implies that it's a done deal ["A marathon for Suffolk," News, Oct. 6].
Those of us living south of Montauk Highway would be virtual prisoners for the duration of the event. In case of a medical, fire or police emergency, would there be a means of entry or egress?
Was no opportunity provided for input from local residents or town representatives? The route should have been oriented north-south, if at all.
Richard E. Steinberger, Oakdale