Catholic Health Services’ 4th Annual Suffolk County Marathon
October 28, 2018 - 8:00am


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Getting Here

The 4th Annual Suffolk County Marathon begins and ends in the village of Patchogue, New York. Located on the South Shore of Long Island, Patchogue is approximately 60 miles east of Manhattan. Whether you’re traveling locally or coming from far away, getting to the Suffolk County Marathon is easier than you think.


By Car

From the East: Head west on Sunrise Highway to Exit 53, Route 112. Continue on Sunrise Highway Service Road to North Ocean Avenue; turn left on North Ocean Avenue, which will take you into Patchogue Village.

From the West:

Sunrise Highway: Head east on Sunrise Highway. Take Exit 52A onto the Service Road. Turn right on North Ocean Avenue, which will take you into Patchogue Village.

Long Island Expressway: Head east on the LIE. Take exit 61 onto Patchogue – Holbrook Road South. Take Patchogue Holbrook Road south to Sunrise Highway East. Take Exit 52A onto the Service Road. Turn right on North Ocean Avenue, which will take you into Patchogue Village. 

Parking is extremely limited in the downtown portion of the village and is not encouraged. Free parking and shuttle information will be announced closer to the event.


By Train

Access to Patchogue is serviced by the Montauk Branch of the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR). Train schedules and fares are available here. From the Patchogue LIRR station, head north into Patchogue Village.


By Bus

Suffolk County Transit provides public transportation to Patchogue Village via Routes S40, S61, S63, S66, S68, 7A and 7B. For additional information, Suffolk County Transit Information Services can be contacted at 631-852-5200, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00am to 4:30pm. General information and schedules are available online at

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Be sure to join us as you get ready for the 2018 Suffolk Marathon, Half Marathon, 5K or relay. All training runs are free and are a perfect opportunity for runners to train together in a downtown atmosphere while building up stamina and endurance for the race.


We are proud to announce that this year we will have pacers for both the full and half marathons! Pacer groups in the full marathon will start with a projected finish time of 3:15 and continue in 15 minute intervals up to 5 hours. The half marathon will have pacers starting with projected finish times of 1:30, 1:40, 1:50 and 2 hours and will then continue in 15 minute intervals up to 3:00. We have either one or two pacers in each group who will be wearing neon green singlets with Pacers printed on the back. Thank you to Sayville Running Company for sponsoring this exciting addition to the race this year!

Training Guide


Suffolk County is a world-renowned destination. From the Hamptons to Fire Island to wine country to our amazing downtowns and world-class beaches, we are a destination for tourism, business, recreation and living.

Join us at the 4th Annual Suffolk County Marathon, Half Marathon, 5K, Relay and FreedomFest to see firsthand the incredible communities, natural resources, and amazing businesses we have to offer. Suffolk County’s best live entertainment, food, and beverages will be on hand for our participants, spectators, and festival goers to enjoy.

We're happy to announce the office hotel for the Suffolk County Marathon is offering special group pricing for all runners and guest this Marathon Weekend! SpringHill Suites by Marriot is offering a reduced rate for all runners and guest that stay at the hotel between 10/26/18 and 10/29/18. Book by 10/05/18 for special pricing.

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