Fall has officially arrived in Nassau and Suffolk counties, and runners all over Long Island look forward to this season. It's the perfect time of year to hit the pavement, and there are some great races coming up.
Our REALTORS® are excited to share some of their favorite upcoming fall events on Long Island. So lace up your running shoes, and get ready for these races in Nassau and Suffolk counties!
- Blazing Trails for Autism 4 Mile Run - 341 Lakeville Rd, Lake Success, NY 11020
Starting at 8 am on Sunday, October 2, 2022, the Blazing Trails for Autism 4 Mile Run is one of the first big races of the fall season on Long Island. This run/walk begins and ends on the campus of Great Neck South High School and follows a picturesque course through the North Shore village of Lake Success, not far from these Nassau County homes for sale. Blazing Trails for Autism supports a great cause and also marks the beginning of a month filled with great races.
- Jake Koenigsdorf Foundation Zombie Run 5k - 625 Belmont Ave, West Babylon, NY 11704
Mark your calendar for the Jake Koenigsdorf Foundation Zombie Run 5k on Saturday, October 8! The race kicks off at 8 am in the beautiful Babylon State Park, a short drive from many Suffolk County homes for sale. Proceeds benefit the Jake Koenigsdorf Foundation and its mission to reduce the barriers to recovery for those affected by addiction. All participants receive a complimentary long-sleeve t-shirt, and additional awards are given to top finishers and those with the best zombie-themed costumes.
- 8th Annual Suffolk County Marathon - Deer Park Avenue, Babylon, NY 11702
Held over two days on October 22-23, the 8th Annual Catholic Health Suffolk County Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, and 5K is one of the most anticipated runs of the year. The marathon begins in the Village of Babylon and finishes in West Islip's Gardiner County Park, just minutes from these West Islip homes for sale. It follows a truly beautiful course along Long Island's South Shore, which includes running across the Robert Moses Causeway.
- Run 4 Beigel - Heckscher State Parkway, East Islip, NY 11730
A celebration as well as a race, Run 4 Beigel is a bi-annual event that celebrates the life and impact of Scott J. Beigel, a beloved teacher, camp counselor, and cross-country coach. It also supports the Scott J. Beigel Memorial Fund, which helps send kids affected by gun violence to summer sleep-away camp. This year's Run 4 Beigel takes place on October 22 and includes a 5k run/walk, 1k fun run/walk, and post-race games and barbecue. The race and accompanying festivities take place just a short drive from these East Islip homes for sale at Heckscher State Park.
- Rhatigan's Run 5k Run/Walk - 33 South Tyson Ave., Floral Park, NY 11001
Kicking off at 9 am on October 29, Rhatigan's Run 5k Run/Walk is held by the Floral park Knights of Columbus in memory of Jim Rhatigan, who served the local community for many years The race route follows a scenic course through the residential streets of Floral Park, and you'll see some lovely Floral Park homes for sale along the way. A generous breakfast spread will be provided for all participants, and prizes are given to the top finisher in each age group.
Contact us today to learn more about upcoming fall events in New York's Suffolk and Nassau counties. If you're looking for your dream home, our real estate agents are dedicated to helping you find it on Long Island.