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Additional race information can be found at http://www.newpaltzchallenge.com.
Pick your challenge! Choose from a Half-Marathon, Family 5K, and/or kid's 1-mile run. The half-marathon is a brewery to brewery race, beginning and ending at the Gilded Otter, that features challenging running along the scenic Walllkill Valley Rail Trail south through the Yard Owl Brewery, and offers runners a bucolic New Paltz landscape with sweeping views of the Shawangunk Ridge, the town of Gardiner, farms, the Wallkill River, and Historic Huguenot Street, a National Historic Landmark District. The 5k runs along Historic Huguenot Street and the Wallkill Valley Rail Trail. This race is a combination of trail and road race.
The half-marathon and 5k feature * chip timing*
All races have:
Half-Marathon: Will be timed in 5 year age groups. Online registration closes on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 and will be capped at 600. Same day registration will be $60.00.
5K: Will be timed in 10 year age groups. Online registration closes on Wednesday, June 12, 2019. Same day registration will be $30.00
1-mile kid’s race: Children ages 5-13 can participate in a fun 1-mile out and back run on the rail trail after the awards ceremony around 10:00am. Race day registration will be $15.00.
Proceeds to benefit the New Paltz Regional Chamber of Commerce and its community projects.
Event details and schedule
The race starting time is 7:30 am for the 1/2 marathon, 8:00 am the 5K. This kids 1 mile fun run will be after the awards ceremony at 10:00am. The races start at the Gilded Otter parking lot in downtown New Paltz along the Walllkill River. The 1/2 Marathon is capped to 600 persons due to the size of the trail. There will be same day registration for the ½ Marathon, 5k, and kids fun run on race day, and at packet pickup on Saturday, June 15th.
Registration and packet pick up -
Technical t-shirts are included for all 1/2 marathoners who register on or before 4/15/19. 5K racers and racers who register after the cut off time can purchase tech race shirts for $20.00. The 1/2 marathon course will close at 10:30 am, so if you would like to walk the half marathon please start earlier and self-time.
Thank you to our Power Bar donor - Raw Revolution, food donors Main Street Bistro, New Paltz Bagel Cafe, Tops, and Shoprite
There are no strollers or dogs allowed during any of the races.
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