Long Island Marathon, Half Marathon or 10k

  • May 5, 2013 · 6:30 AM
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MARATHON:: register now

STATS:
Date: Sunday, May 5, 2013
Start Time: 8:00 AM
Distance: 26.2 Miles
Minimum Age: 16
Race Duration: Course closes in 6 hours

The 2013 Long Island Marathon starts on Charles Lindbergh Blvd. in Uniondale, adjacent to the Nassau Coliseum at exactly 8:00 AM on Sunday, May 5, 2013.

Course Description:

Marathon participants head west on Charles Lindbergh Blvd. completing a loop through the Nassau County Hub, passing landmarks including RXR’s Omni Building, Museum Row, the Mitchel Athletic Complex & the famous Nassau Coliseum. Participants then turn left onto Merrick Avenue heading north to Old Country Road.  After making a right onto Old Country Road, heading north on School Street then making a left onto Railroad Avenue, Marathon participants will go north onto Post Road proceeding through the Village of Westbury until Jericho Tpke.

At Jericho Tpke, participants make right turn and travel east until Brush Hollow Road where they make another right before entering the Wantagh Parkway. Marathoners go south on the Wantagh parkway, until Sunrise Highway, make a hair-pin turn and return heading north.

Exit Wantagh Pkwy at Old Country Road west, follow the jug-handle entrance back onto the Wantagh Parkway south and exit immediately onto Carmen Avenue heading south-west in the general direction of Eisenhower Park.  Marathon participants will continue south on Carmen Avenue to the south-most entrance to the Eisenhower Park Golf Course just after mile 25, follow a designated pathway through the Golf Course to Park Blvd and follow signs to the finish line located in the center of Eisenhower Park, across from Parking Field #5.


HALF MARATHON:: register now

STATS:
Date: Sunday, May 5, 2013
Start Time: 8:00 AM
Distance: 13.1 Miles
Minimum Age: 16
Race Duration: Course closes in 3 hours

Course Description:

Like Marathon participants, Half Marathon participants will head west on Charles Lindbergh Blvd. completing a loop through the Nassau County Hub, passing landmarks including RXR’s Omni Building, Museum Row, the Mitchel Athletic Complex & the famous Nassau Coliseum. Participants then turn left onto Merrick Avenue heading north to Old Country Road.  After making a right onto Old Country Road, heading north on School Street then making a left onto Railroad Avenue, Marathon participants will go north onto Post Road proceeding through the Village of Westbury until Jericho Tpke.

At Jericho Tpke, participants make right turn and travel east until Brush Hollow Road where they make another right before entering the Wantagh Parkway. Half Marathoners will take the Wantagh Parkway to the Carmen Avenue exit, just after the 10 mile mark where they will split from the Marathon participants and exit south-west on Carmen Avenue. Half Marathon participants will continue south on Carmen Avenue to the south-most entrance to the Eisenhower Park Golf Course just after mile 25, follow a designated pathway through the Golf Course to Park Blvd and follow signs to the finish line located in the center of Eisenhower Park, across from Parking Field #5.

After entering the golf course, Half Marathon participants will follow the paths to Park Boulevard where they will follow signs to the finish line located across from Parking Field #5 inside Eisenhower Park.


10K RACE:: register now

STATS
Date: Sunday, May 6, 2012
Start Time: 8:00 AM
Distance: 10 Kilometers (6.25 Miles)
Minimum Age: 16
Race Duration: Course closes in 1.5 hours

10K Race participants will start on the opposite side of Charles Lindbergh Blvd. from the Marathon and Half Marathon and will proceed in the opposite direction as well. 10K Race participants wil turn right onto Merrick Avenue making a u-turn in front of the Nassau County Aquatic Center and proceeding north towards Old Country Road.

Participants will make a right on Old Country Road and follow the perimeter of Eisenhower Park onto Salisbury Park Drive until they reach Carmen Avenue. After making a right onto Carmen avenue and proceedin to the south-most entrance to the Eisenhower Golf Course. All participants will follow the paths to Park Boulevard where they will follow signs to the finish line located across from Parking Field #5 inside Eisenhower Park.


Long Island Marathon Registration Fees:

Early Bird Registration
(Register by / postmarked by December 31, 2012)
Marathon   56.00 Half Marathon  [masked]K Race  [masked]K Race  [masked]-Mile Run   15.00


Advanced Registration
(by mail until April 15, 2013 / online untilApr. 28, 2013)
Marathon   66.00 Half Marathon  [masked]K Race  [masked]K Race  [masked]-Mile Run   18.00

 

Late Registration
(In Person ONLY during Expo | May. 4 - May 5, 2013)

Marathon   76.00 Half Marathon  [masked]K Race  [masked]K Race  [masked]-Mile Run   20.00

 

Participant Eligibility:
Minimum Age Requirements (age as of race day):

  Marathon Half Marathon 10K Race 5K Race 1 Mile Run Kidz Fun Run 16 16 16 11 6 1-11  

 

 

 

 

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Ladies here is my cell[masked] where do u want to meet? I was thinking either by bag check or over by safety town by the pool?

    May 4, 2013

  • Alison S.

    Susan, et al. I am running the half marathon on Sunday. It's my first one. any advice?

    April 29, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Haha I agree slow and steady finishes the race. This might be my 4th one but I am very slow haha.

      1 · April 29, 2013

    • Alison S.

      Cool. My training has been erratic but I know I can finish. Max dist 12.4 mi so far. Going to try and beat my bf. Who is not a longer distance runner...but is way faster than me. Would be nice to meet you two..if I can get there on time. Do u know if the provide any water at this race?

      April 29, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Should we all meet up? Or I should. Say do you ladies want to meet up in the am. I will be running the half u can't miss me I will be in a pink tutu and a human sized pink ribbon

    April 29, 2013

    • Kelly

      I'd love to meet you all. If you pick a place, I'll be there. I love that you are running in a tutu. I ran part of the half last year next to a dude that was dressed like the Hulk. He danced at every band we passed. I laughed so much.

      April 29, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Oh I will be quite a sight! I ran a test run in the tutu and ribbon on sat on that cedar creek path people found it interesting haha but its all a build up to october when I will be running 4 half marathons in 4 weeks dressed this way to raise money for breast cancer research. But I will think of a good place to meet up! Get some pictures haha

      April 29, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Alison what are u running? And kelly I know what you mean I am running the half but most of my training runs are down the wantgh pkwy

    April 29, 2013

  • Kelly

    I ran the half last year. Running the full this year! Feel free to say hi while we are enduring boring seemingly endless miles of parkway!

    April 22, 2013

  • Alison S.

    just officially registered! woohoo!

    March 7, 2013

  • Meredith

    want to do the half.

    December 6, 2012

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