Scheduled Running Races in Ulster County April through November - Daily Hudson Valley News

Scheduled Running Races in Ulster County April through November

Mar 22nd, 2013 | By | Category: In Your Town

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Timed but not officially sanctioned or certified USATF events

April 7

HITS 5K For the United Way

HITS Showgrounds, 454 Washington Ave. Ext., Saugerties, NY

5K run, 2-mile walk, and 1-mile Kid’s Fun Run throughout HITS Showgrounds and Cantine Field. 1 p.m. run/walk; 12:30 p.m. Kids Fun Run. Awards and prize drawings. For registration:

April 21

Ray’s Run 4-Mile Run/2-Mile Walk/Kids’ Fun Run

Dietz Stadium, Kingston, NY

11:30 a.m. registration; 12:30 p.m. run/walk, 1:15 p.m. kids’ fun run; For Race Info: 845-339-5474 or

Proceeds benefit Raymond Caddy, Jr. KHS Scholarship Fund. This is a perfect tune-up race for the Kingston Classic.

April 28

Spring Sprint 5K Trail Run

Shaupeneak Ridge, Poppletown Rd. Esopus, NY

10 a.m. start. A challenging and technical race on the rugged trails of spectacular Shaupeneak Ridge preserve. While competing for fun prizes on one of the toughest 5k courses in the Mid-Hudson Valley, entrants will be rewarded with magnificent views of the Hudson River and Louisa Pond. For registration:

June 16

New Paltz Challenge; Father’s Day Half Marathon & Family 5K

Water Street Market, New Paltz, NY

6-7:00 a.m. registration; 7:30 a.m. Half Marathon; 8:00 a.m. Family 5K. Clock-timed with water stations, mile markers, post-race refreshments and age group awards. For information:

October 8

Hudson Valley Rail Trail 5K Race/Walk

75 Haviland Road in Highland, NY

The Hudson Valley Rail Trail Association will host a 5K Race and Walk celebrating National Trail Running Day. For more information or an application, please contact Vince at The Race will begin at 75 Haviland Road in Highland, New York, proceed westward to the mid-way point, and return to 75 Haviland Road. For race info:

November 28

10th Annual New Paltz Turkey Trot: 5K Race, Walk and Fun Run

Race starts and ends at Water Street Market, Main Street, New Paltz, NY 12561. For more information:

USATF Certified or Sanctioned

April 15

Kiwanis Kingston Classic & Kids Classic

USATF Certified # NY08066JG

Dietz Stadium, Kingston, NY

April 13: YMCA Kids’ Classic. Racing categories for children ages pre-school through middle school with entertainment, activities and awards.

Saturday night: Runners registered the Classic are invited to carb-load with competitors.

April 14: 10k Kingston Classic and the 2.1-mile Fun Run. A 10k team challenge; Fun zone competition.

June (Date TBA)

Summer Solstice Run – 15K Trail Race

Minnewaska State Park, Route 44/55, New Paltz,, NY

Starts at Lake Minnewaska and runs along incredible cliffs, circles pristine glacial lakes and through blooming mountain laurel. This is one of the most beautiful runs, anywhere. For information:

New Paltz Summer Cross Country Series – July

Children’s ½ and 1 Mile Races and Adult 3 to 4.7-mile races over spectacular scenic courses and carriage trails. For more information:

August 11

100 Km Catskill Mountain Rd Relay

USATF Certified Course #NY02057AM

Sponsored by the Orange Runners Club and the Sullivan Striders this is the only single-loop certified 100km in the U.S. Includes team competition, endurance challenge and scenic tour. Listed in Competitor Magazine as one of the best team running races in the world.  To register:

Extreme Races

April 27

Spring Dual Against CF

Huguenot Street, New Paltz, NY

9 a.m. Run 2 miles; Road Bike, 2 Miles; Run, 2 Miles. Perfect race for anyone starting to get into triathlon. The course is fast, flat and fun. Relay and kids fun race too. The kids’ race is free and distances will be determined based on the age groups present. The relay teams will start the same time as the individual racers. To register:

May 5

Trooper Duathlon

9:00 a.m. The major annual fundraiser for the Kelly Children’s Education Fund and the Ken Poormon and John J. McKenna Memorial Funds. Mike Kelly and Ken Poormon were killed in the line of duty in Ulster County, NY on May 31, 2000. Trooper and USMC Captain John McKenna was killed in combat in Iraq on August 16, 2006. To register:

May 19

American Zofingen Duathlon and Iron ITT

Spring Farm, Mohonk Preserve, 27 Upper Knolls Road, High Falls, NY

Three races on one day. Long Course Duathlon (7:30 a.m.): Trail Run: 5 Miles; Road Bike: 84 Miles; Trail Run: 15 Miles

Middle Distance Duathlon (8 a.m.): Trail Run: 5 Miles; Road Bike: 29 Miles; Trail Run: 5 Miles; Road Bike: 29 Miles; Trail Run: 5 Miles.

Short Course Duathlon (8:30): Trail Run: 5 Miles; Road Bike: 29 Miles; Trail Run: 5 Miles. – Iron I.T.T. Road Bike: 112 Miles. Register:!__american-zofingen


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