How to register for the 2014 Long Island Marathon, Half Marathon and other races

The 2014 Long Island Marathon weekend is set

The 2014 Long Island Marathon weekend is set to take place Friday, May 2 through Sunday, May 4. (Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Whether you're in it for the long haul, or prefer to keep it short and sweet, there's a race for everyone at this year's Long Island Marathon Weekend.

To register in advance, head to run-li.com or download the application and send it by mail to: Long Island Marathon, Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, NY 11554 by April 25.

Walk-up registration will also be available during race weekend on Friday, May 2 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday, May 3 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Sports and Fitness Expo at the Mitchel Athletic Complex in Uniondale.

Before you head to the starting line, here's a little bit about the races:

The Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K

The 2014 Long Island Marathon (26.2 miles), half marathon (13.1 miles) and 10K (6.2 miles) will all take place at 8 a.m. on Sunday, May 4. The races will start at Charles Lindbergh Boulevard in Uniondale, and runners will cross the finish line at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow. You must be 16 or older to participate.

Advanced registration fees:
Marathon: $68
Half Marathon: $58
10K: $38

Walk-up registration fees:

Marathon: $80
Half Marathon: $70
10K: $45

The 5K

The 3.1 mile race will take place on Saturday, May 3 at 8:30 a.m. It starts at Charles Lindbergh Boulevard and ends at the Mitchel Athletic Complex in Uniondale. You must be 6 or older to participate.

Advanced registration fee: $25

Walk-up registration fee: $30
 

The 1-Mile Race

The 1 mile run will take place on Saturday, May 3 at 8 a.m. The race will begin at Charles Lindbergh Boulevard and end at the Mitchel Athletic Complex in Uniondale. You must be 6 or older to participate.

Advanced Registration fee: $20

Walk-up registration fee: $20

Kids Fun Run

The fun run is for little racers ages 1 to 11. It will take place on Saturday, May 3 at 10:30 a.m. at the Mitchel Athletic Complex in Uniondale. The event is free and registration is not required.

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