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Suffolk Marathon opens as vets wait for 2015 race funds : 2016 event raised $140,000 in profits, county exec says 8 veterans groups still awaiting money from 2015 race

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced Monday that the third annual Suffolk County Marathon is open for registration, but later acknowledged that eight veterans groups have not received money promised to them from the 2015 race.

Eighteen months after the marathon, $86,100 - a little more than half of the $160,000 profits - have been disbursed to 11 of the 19 veterans groups, county officials said.

The county said it is holding onto the remainder of the profits until the gro

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