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Great South Bay Run

October 5, 2024

Bay Shore, NY

Get ready to dash through Bay Shore, NY, in the most "shore-tastic" way! The Great South Bay Run on October 5th, 2024, is here to make waves with its epic half marathon race. Prepare for a splashing good time and ride the tide of exhilaration as you conquer this spectacular coastal challenge!
Get ready to dash through Bay Shore, NY, in the most
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About The Great South Bay Run

The Great South Bay Run is a half marathon race that promises an exhilarating experience for all runners. Set to take place on the 5th of October 2024, this annual event in Bay Shore, NY offers participants the opportunity to choose from three USATF-certified run courses: a 13.1 mile Half Marathon, a 10K Run, and a delightful 5k Family Fun Run.

Starting and ending at the picturesque Bay Shore Marina Park, this race takes you on a scenic journey through the historic downtown area of Bay Shore. As you weave your way through the course, you’ll be treated to stunning views of the Brightwaters Lakes, Cascades, and Canals. Along the way, you’ll also pass by breathtaking residential homes, adding a touch of charm to your run. And just when you think it can’t get any better, the race culminates with unobstructed views of Fire Island and the magnificent Great South Bay.

What makes the Great South Bay Run truly special is not just the beautiful course, but also the vibrant city of Bay Shore itself. Known for its rich history and vibrant culture, Bay Shore offers a bustling downtown area filled with charming shops, delicious eateries, and friendly locals. After the race, make sure to explore this vibrant town and discover all the hidden gems it has to offer.

And don’t worry about the weather on race day! Held in early October, Bay Shore experiences comfortable temperatures, with an average high of around 70°F (21°C) and a cool breeze from the bay. Perfect running conditions to challenge yourself and enjoy the stunning scenery this race has to offer.

So, lace up your running shoes and prepare for an unforgettable race experience at the Great South Bay Run. Whether you’re a seasoned half marathoner or a beginner looking for a fun and rewarding challenge, this race is sure to leave you with a smile on your face and a sense of accomplishment in your heart. Get ready for a day of exhilaration, breathtaking views, and a celebration of the running spirit!

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