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Spring & Summer Hikes, Runs & Walks On Long Island

Long Island is the home to so many varieties of recreation with numerous trails, parks and water bodies. Check out the locations below for outdoor enjoyment and some events which benefit health as well as different causes. 

* confirm with event coordinator about dates, times and registration details 


3/19 Vernal Equinox Hike at Bethpage
3/22  Muttontown Meander
3/24 Bayard Cutting Arboretum Walk
3/30 Bayard Cutting Arboretum Walk

Spring & Summer 2024- Caumsett State Historic Park- NYS sponsored hikes are given throughout the Spring & Summer. For Info & Registration.

See LI Greenbelt Trail Conference for more hikes

Browse More Hiking Trails on Long Island


See triathlons below for more biking opportunities

May 18th- Syosset/Woodbury- The Bicycle Planet/MACHO Mtn Bike Race- 18K, 12K & 5K races.


Browse More Biking Trails on Long Island

2024 Runs & Fun Runs

March 30th - Calverton - Andrew's Top Gun Run 5K

April 6th - Patchogue - Patchogue Family YMCA 5K Run/Walk

April 20th - Oyster Bay - Planting Fields Spring 5K

April 27th - Dix Hills- Alec's Run- bring awareness to the dangers vehicles pose to young children

April 27th - Plainview - ASPIRE 10K

April 28th - East Islip - Autistm Jigsaw 4 Mile Run/Walk for Autism

April 28th - Riverhead - NFEC Earth Day 5k

May 5th- Huntington - Huntington YMCA 5K in Memory of Marcie Mazzola 

May 11th- Lloyd Neck- Run for Caumsett

May 11th- Northport - Visiting Nurse Service-  5K Run/Walk/Bike for the Health Of It to benefit Hospice Health

May 11th - Glen Cove - Glen Cove YMCA 5K Run/Walk in Memory of Nicole Karousos

May 18th- Syosset/Woodbury -  The MACHO Trail Run- 5K trail run. For Info & Registration

May 18th -South Huntington-  SHEF in Motion - Virtual Option from May 18th - 25th

June 1st - Bay Shore - Great South Bay YMCA 5K Run/Walk in Memory of Judy

June 15th - Montauk - Beacon of Hope 5K

June 22nd- Lindenhurst - Panoply of Pride 10k & 1M Walk. Presented by PSEG LI

June 25th - Lake Ronkonkoma - LT. Michael P Murphy Run Around The Lake

July 21st- Peconic - Run the Vineyards / Pindar Vineyards 5K

TBD - Massapequa - PSEG LI Spring 5K

For more great runs & hikes...

Northport Running Club - coordinates runs and events through the year.

Greater Long Island Running Club (GLIRC)- hosts runs across Long Island. 

Long Island Greenbelt Conference - unique, non profit grassroots org that has created more than 200 miles of hiking path on LI & more. 

Run.LI - a portal dedicated to Long Island runners. 

NYS Summer Run Series - various runs throughout state parks 

EventPower Empower Youself- empowerment events, runs and races

Triathlons, Duathlons, & Relays

May 12th - Islip - Mother's Day Duathlon

May 26th - Southold - Mighty North Fork Triathlon

TBD - Port Washington - Tri One On

July 21st - Montauk - Montauk Lighthouse Triathlon

TBD- Dix Hills- Huntington YOUTH Triathlon

August 4th - Shirley- Smithpoint Triathlon

August 24th- Oyster Bay - Runner's Edge TOBAY Junior Triathlon 

August 25th - Oyster Bay-  Runner's Edge TOBAY Triathlon & Relay

September 8th- Sag Harbor - Mighty Hamptons Triathlon

September 22 - Montauk - MightyMan Montauk Triathlons 

Kayaking/Stand Up Paddling

Dates Throughout the Summer: JK Kayak & SUP has various tours in Cold Spring Harbor & Huntington by kayak and by sup. For Info & Registration 

Northshore Land Alliance- Kayaking tours

Stony Brook Harbor - Kayak & Paddleboard Rentals

Outdoor Group Walks & Walking Tours

4/6 - Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum - Democracy on Main Street Walking Tour

4/14 - Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum - Stories in Stone - Celebrating Women's History 

Cold Spring Harbor Lab - Main Campus tours

North Shore Land Alliance: Tours of various properties

Northport Historical Society - Historic Main Street Walking Tours

Sands Point Preserve- Forest Bathing & Guided Nature Walks

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