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2011 LI Marathon and other races

The first female finisher in the full marathon

The first female finisher in the full marathon was Jodie Schoppmann of Levittown. (May 1, 2011) Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Photos from Saturday's 1 mile and 5k races and the 2011 Long Island Marathon on Sunday.

First male finisher in the half marathon, Aaron
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

First male finisher in the half marathon, Aaron Robertson of Altamout, crosses the finish line. (May 1, 2011)

First male finisher in the 10K, Demesse Cefera,
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

First male finisher in the 10K, Demesse Cefera, crosses the finish line. (May 1, 2011)

A soldier crosses the finish line in the
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

A soldier crosses the finish line in the half marathon. (May 1, 2011)

Third male finisher in the half marathon, Michael
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Third male finisher in the half marathon, Michael Nehr of West Babylon, crosses the finish line. (May 1, 2011)

Second male finisher in the half marathon, Chris
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Second male finisher in the half marathon, Chris Mammone of Merrick, crosses the finish line. (May 1, 2011)

Second male finisher in the full marathon, Armando
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Second male finisher in the full marathon, Armando Ramirez of Brooklyn, crosses the finish line. (May 1, 2011)

Second woman 10K finisher, Victoria Fiddick, crosses the
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Second woman 10K finisher, Victoria Fiddick, crosses the finish lien. (May 1, 2011)

First woman 10K finisher, Petra Fasungova of Lynbrook,
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

First woman 10K finisher, Petra Fasungova of Lynbrook, crosses the finish line. (May 1, 2011)

Second man in the 10K, Angel Confessor, crosses
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Second man in the 10K, Angel Confessor, crosses the finish line. (May 1, 2011)

Runners from
Photo Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

Runners from "9/11 Veterans" cross finish line at the Long Island Marathon. (May 1, 2011)

A runner dressed in a costume finishes the
Photo Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

A runner dressed in a costume finishes the Long Island Marathon. (May 1, 2011)

Crowds cheer on runners at the finish line
Photo Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

Crowds cheer on runners at the finish line at the Long Island Marathon. (May 1, 2011)

The first female finisher in the full marathon
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

The first female finisher in the full marathon was Jodie Schoppmann of Levittown. (May 1, 2011)

Shaun McGrath of Lynbrook crosses the finish line
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Shaun McGrath of Lynbrook crosses the finish line as the winner of the 2011 Long Island Marathon. (May 1, 2011)

Top runners on the course at the 2011
Photo Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

Top runners on the course at the 2011 Long Island Marathon. (May 1, 2011)

Runners on the course at the 2011 Long
Photo Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

Runners on the course at the 2011 Long Island Marathon during a beautiful Sunday morning. (May 1, 2011)

Runners from
Photo Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

Runners from "9/11 Veterans" cross the finish line at the Long Island Marathon. (May 1, 2011)

A woman wearing bunny ears races at the
Photo Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

A woman wearing bunny ears races at the Long Island Marathon. (May 1, 2011)

The start line of the 2011 Long Island
Photo Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

The start line of the 2011 Long Island Marathon. (May 1, 2011)

The start of the 2011 Long Island Marathon.
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

The start of the 2011 Long Island Marathon. (May 1, 2011)

Start of the 2011 Long Island Marathon. (May
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

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

Start of the 2011 Long Island Marathon. (May
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

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

Start of the 2011 Long Island Marathon. (May
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

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

Start of the 2011 Long Island Marathon. (May
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

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

Runners begin the 5K run on day 1
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Runners begin the 5K run on day 1 of the Long Island Marathon. (April 30, 2011)

Brother and sister runners Tyler, 7 and Kylie
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Brother and sister runners Tyler, 7 and Kylie Glenn, 2 1/2, of Levittown wait for the start of the Kids Fun Run. The first day of the Long Island Marathon included a 1-mile and 5K race for children and adults, at the Mitchel Athletic Complex track. (April 30, 2011)

Hana Lima, 6, sits atop her father Louis'
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Hana Lima, 6, sits atop her father Louis' shoulders after both took part in the 1-mile run. (April 30, 2011)

Nicolas Amouroux captures victory as the first-place winner
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Nicolas Amouroux captures victory as the first-place winner in the Men's 5K in a time of 17:16. (April 30, 2011)

Trainer Steve Trachtulec of Garden City carries a
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Trainer Steve Trachtulec of Garden City carries a fishing rod. The first day of the Long Island Marathon included a 1-mile and 5K race for children and adults, at the Mitchel Athletic Complex track. (April 30, 2011)

From left, Alissa Cyriac, 4, Alina Chacko, 3,
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

From left, Alissa Cyriac, 4, Alina Chacko, 3, Jacob Lukose, 3, Celine Lukose, 10 months, and Mathew Lukose pose after participating in the Fun Run for Team Joy in memory of a family member.

Ironman triathlete Tom Glenn of Levittown poses with
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Ironman triathlete Tom Glenn of Levittown poses with his children Tyler, 7 and Kylie, 2 1/2 before the Kids Fun Run. Tom is also a competitor in Sunday's full marathon. (April 30, 2011)

Kylie Glenn, 2 1/2 of Levittown, finishes ahead
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Kylie Glenn, 2 1/2 of Levittown, finishes ahead of the pack in the Fun Run for 2-year-olds. The first day of the Long Island Marathon included a 1-mile and 5K race for children and adults, at the Mitchel Athletic Complex track. (April 30, 2011)

Tyler Glenn, 7, of Levittown outpaces the field
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Tyler Glenn, 7, of Levittown outpaces the field in his age catagory in the Fun Run. The first day of the Long Island Marathon included a 1-mile and 5K race for children and adults, at the Mitchel Athletic Complex track. (April 30, 2011)

Drew Falkenhan of Oceanside puts in a good
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Drew Falkenhan of Oceanside puts in a good showing as the second-place finisher in the men's 5K race. The first day of the Long Island Marathon included a 1 mile and 5K race for children and adults, at the Mitchel Athletic Complex track. (April 30, 2011)

Race sponsor Ronald McDonald helps the kids stretch
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Race sponsor Ronald McDonald helps the kids stretch before their Fun Run. The first day of the Long Island Marathon included a 1-mile and 5K race for children and adults, at the Mitchel Athletic Complex track. (April 30, 2011)

Jessica Petrina of Plainview savors victory in the
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Jessica Petrina of Plainview savors victory in the women's 5K race, finishing in 21:12. Jessica placed second in last year's race. (April 30, 2011)

Runner Robert Mouzakes of East Patchogue prepares for
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Runner Robert Mouzakes of East Patchogue prepares for the action. The first day of the Long Island Marathon included a 1-mile and 5K race for children and adults, at the Mitchel Athletic Complex track. (April 30, 2011)

One of the many
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

One of the many "Friends of Karen" running in the 5K was Darris Crandall of Wantagh who was running for his 3-year-old son, Jackson. (April 30, 2011)

Robert Mouzakes of East Patchogue waits for his
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Robert Mouzakes of East Patchogue waits for his wife Melanie to finish the 5K. A picture of their son Taylor is pinned to their jersey. Taylor died at age 6 in 2006. (April 30, 2011)

Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano uses an air
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano uses an air horn to start the day's first race, the 1-mile run. The first day of the Long Island Marathon, included a 1-mile and 5K race for children and adults, at the Mitchel Athletic Complex track. (April 30, 2011)

Melanie Mouzakes of East Patchogue and other members
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Melanie Mouzakes of East Patchogue and other members of the "Friends of Karen" team finish the 5K. (April 30, 2011)

Robert Mouzakes of East Patchogue and his wife
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Robert Mouzakes of East Patchogue and his wife Melanie embrace after she finished the 5K. A picture of their son Taylor is pinned to their jersey. Taylor was 6 when he died in 2006. (April 30, 2011)

Robert Mouzakes of East Patchogue and his wife
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Robert Mouzakes of East Patchogue and his wife Melanie embrace after she finished the 5K. A picture of their son Taylor is pinned to their jersey. Taylor was 6 when he died in 2006. (April 30, 2011)

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