Livingston Manor Half Marathon & 5K, Featuring Catskill Brewery

Sat October 17, 2020 Livingston Manor, NY US 12758 Directions

Half Marathon

$85 $69 10:30AM EDT - 1:30PM EDT
219 spots left. Price increases after July 18, 2020 at 11:59pm EDT


$40 $33 11:10AM EDT - 12:10PM EDT
138 spots left. Price increases after July 18, 2020 at 11:59pm EDT
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

Catskill Brewery
672 Old Route 17
Livingston Manor, NY US 12758

Fast Courses  |  Prize Money  |  Catskill Mountains  |  Free Craft Beer  |  Raffles  |  Great Cause

Participant Limit:  400 Total (250 for Half, 150 for 5K)

Scheduled for USATF Certification (both Half Marathon & 5K Courses) this summer 2020! 

Set in the Catskill Mountains, in the charming hamlet of Livingston Manor, NY (listed in Conde Nast Traveler as the "Next Great Catskill Escape"), these courses are fast and full of beautiful, autumn scenery!  Catskill Brewery is the featured crafty brewery for the event, and they create some really delicious beer!  Catskill Brewery will give each participant, of legal drinking age, a free craft beer! 

The Half Marathon course is fast (overall downhill course -- see map)!  The course is one of the most scenic point-to-point routes in the region, starting in Mongaup Pond Campground, following Mongaup Creek, the famous Willowemoc Creek, and finishing at Catskill Brewery.  Runners should get the full experience of autumn colors in the Catskills!  This is a road race; runners only.  For safety reasons, no pets nor strollers on the course.

The 5K is a run/walk loop course which starts by Catskill Brewery, crosses the historic Covered Bridge, follow the Willowemoc Creek through Livingston Manor, then down Main Street, with all the shops/restaurants, before finishing at Catskill Brewery.  This is a road race; runners or walkers. For safety reasons, no pets nor strollers on the course.

Finish Line festivities include food for participants, food truck, music, raffle prizes, lawn games, and of course, craft beer from Catskill Brewery! 

Bring your family and friends -- spectators are highly encouraged and there is A LOT to do in the area!  Come stay the weekend in Livingston Manor!  Named by Conde Nast Traveler as the "Next Great Catskills Escape".

All Participants Receive:
  1. Custom Event Shirt (Performance grade)
  2. Custom Finisher Medal
  3. Automatic entry into raffle prizes giveaway
  4. Free Craft Beer, provided by Catskill Brewery
Charitable Affiliation:

This event supports Camp DeBruce, a conservation education youth camp.  Camp DeBruce exposes our youth to adventure, education, and fun, as they learn about the Catskill Mountains, its inhabitants, and conservation efforts.  A portion of even proceeds will be donated to Camp DeBruce.  

Bib Pick-Up:
  • Friday 10/16, from 8:00pm to 9:00pm at Catskill Brewery (672 Old Route 17, Livingston Manor, NY 12758)
  • Race Day 10/17, starting at 8:00am at Catskill Brewery
  • Participants need to provide a valid photo ID for pick-up.  If you'd like to pick-up bibs for others, you'll need a copy of their photo ID.   
Event Schedule:
  • 8:00AM - Parking area opens
  • 8:00AM - Participant Bib Pick-up and Registration Tent opens
  • 9:40AM - MANDATORY shuttles for Half Marathon participants, leaving from Livingston Manor Central School @ 9:40AM.  HALF MARATHONERS DO NOT MISS THIS SHUTTLE
  • 10:30AM - Half Marathon starts at Mongaup Pond Campground
  • 11:10AM - 5K starts at Catskill Brewery
  • 12:25PM - 5K course closes
  • 1:00PM - Awards Ceremony
  • 1:30PM - Half Marathon course closes
  • 1:40PM - Raffle Prizes
  • 2:00PM - Event Ends - but Catskill Brewery will be open :) 
Shuttles: (Half Marathoners only)
  • Shuttles leave at 9:40AM (Sharp!) from the Livingston Manor Central School Parking Lot
  • There will be multiple school buses, but ALL will leave at 9:40AM
  • There are no shuttles after 9:40AM
Prizes/Awards: (must be present to receive awards)
  • Half Marathon
    • $200 for 1st Male finisher
    • $200 for 1st Female finisher
    • Top 3 Overall Males receive special award
    • Top 3 Overall Females receive special award
    • Age Group Awards - 1st, 2nd and 3rd place - 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
  • 5K
    • $200 for 1st Male finisher
    • $200 for 1st Female finisher
    • Top 3 Overall Males receive special award
    • Top 3 Overall Females receive special award
    • Age Group Awards - 1st, 2nd and 3rd place - 8-13, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

Sorry, there are absolutely no refunds.

Additional Notes:
  • For safety reasons, there are no strollers nor pets allowed on either course.  We appreciate your understanding. 
  • Bring a valid ID, if you'd like to receive a complimentary craft beer from Catskill Brewery
  • Event will be held rain or shine!  If there is severe weather, the Race Director reserves the right to either cancel or categorize the event as a "Fun Run"
  • The event is directed by an RRCA Certified Race Director

USATF Certification is scheduled for Summer 2020 (both courses).  Both Half Marathon and 5K Courses have been measured for accurate distance by the notable Brian Cavanagh, using a Jones Counter. 

  • Half Marathon - Course records: 1:15:05 (Male), 1:28:26 (Female)
    • Fast!  Overall downhill course with some small rolling hills.  Challenge your PR!
    • Runners ONLY.  No strollers nor pets
    • 10:30AM start at Mongaup Pond Campground (RUNNERS MUST TAKE SHUTTLE TO START AREA)
    • Water Stations every 2-3 miles with Gatorade at miles 8 and 10
    • Restrooms at start and finish
    • No early starts
    • Course closes at 1:30PM
    • Road race
  • 5K - Course Records: 17:54 (Male), 22:27 (Female)
    • Fast! Mostly flat with two rolling hills
    • Runners and walkers.  No strollers nor pets.
    • 11:10AM start at Catskill Brewery
    • Water station at approx. mile 2.5
    • Restrooms at start/finish, and in park after Covered Bridge (1.2 mile mark)
    • Course closes at 12:25PM
    • Road race
Awesome Things to Do In the Area:
  1. Catskills hiking and nature -- tons of it!
  2. Beer tasting at the local craft breweries
  3. Delicious dining and bar options
  4. Shopping at local boutique stores
  5. Learn to fly fish or relax by the many streams
  6. Go golfing or book a spa appointment
  7. Visit local farms and Buck Brook Alpacas
  8. Let it roll at the casino
  9. Attend a concert at Bethel Woods
  10. Relax in the fresh air and peaceful woods

More information can be found on the official EVENT WEBSITE

We look forward to seeing you on race day :)

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Half Marathon Course Map (Course Record: 1h 15m 05s)


5K Course Map (Course Record: 20m 23s)




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