The Great NYS Marathon Weekend



This weekend of races starts at the Chevy Court on the New York State Fairgrounds and passes through a series of beautiful tree lined trails with magnificent Fall colors and crisp fresh air around Onondaga Lake. The weekend kicks off the morning of Saturday October 15 with the 5k and 10k runs. Then continues the morning of Sunday October 16 with the full and half marathon's. All courses are certified and the marathon is a Boston Qualifier.

For a post race party, race partners the CNY German American Society will host the Syracuse Bavarian Oktoberfest! They will have traditional German food and music. Imported German beer as well as domestic favorites. Local wine selection. Vendors including German apparel and décor. There will be raffles, Stein hoist contest, the Bier Puppet, and a variety of activities, vendors and more! Traditional Oktoberfest music and dancers provided by Syracuse Oktoberfest!

Admission is included if you sign up for one of the Great NYS Marathon Weekends races! Additional tickets for guests of runners can be purchased at the door or in advance through the event website. Doors Open to German American Club Members and Great NYS Marathon participants/guests at 10:00am. to the general public at 11:00am. Saturday events end at 5:00pm, Sunday events end at 4:00pm. Proceeds from admission go towards the German American Society to fund its scholarship program for students of German and Kelleigh's Cause to fund rare disease research.

Additional Dates and Times

Sun, Oct 16, 2022 at 8:00am - 4:00pm