Long Island Marathon

Long Island Marathon

Beefed Up Security Put Into Place For Long Island Marathon

Bomb-sniffing dogs and state troopers are on hand. There are officers on horseback and motorcycle along the route and police helicopters are also keeping an eye on things from the sky.

05/05/2013

Long Island Marathon

Security Tight As Long Island Marathon Weekend Begins

Hundreds of runners took off at the sound of the horn Saturday morning for the 5K run – part of the Long Island Marathon weekend.

05/04/2013

A sign at the Five Boro Bike Tour described enhanced security measures on Friday, May 3, 2013. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Security Beefed Up At Weekend Events In Wake Of Boston Bombings

The Five Boro Bike Tour, the New Jersey Marathon and the Long Island Marathon will all take place on Sunday. In an effort to keep participants and spectators safe, organizers from each event have stepped up their security measures.

05/03/2013

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Enhanced Security On Tap For This Weekend’s Long Island Marathon

After the bombings that killed three people at the Boston Marathon, this year’s Long Island Marathon will be different.

04/30/2013

Officials in Nassau County meet to discuss safety measures for the upcoming Long Island Marathon on Wednesday, April 17, 2013. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Nassau County Police Discuss Security For Upcoming Long Island Marathon

Dozens of state and county officials as well as race organizers met for about an hour Wednesday on how to improve safety measures.

04/17/2013

Multiple People Injured After Explosions Near Finish Line at Boston Marathon

Nassau County Plans Security Meeting For Long Island Marathon

County Executive Edward Mangano said police are “closely monitoring” the ongoing investigation in Boston and have placed police on high alert as a precaution.

04/16/2013