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Runners, joggers, walkers, and all with an interest in health and wellness are invited to take part in the first-ever Walkway One Mile. This morning series of ten professionally timed one-mile races all takes place 212 feet above the Hudson River on Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park. Participants will enjoy fun races of varying competitive intensity and sweeping, panoramic views not available anywhere else in the world. Registrants will receive a commemorative gift and unique prizes will be available. Walkway One Mile is planned in conjunction with Fleet Feet Poughkeepsie.
Friendly Auto Group Elite Mile = $35. Elite runners are welcome to compete in other races for $10 per additional registration.
Other races = $25 for a single entry, $10 for each additional entry (with the exception of the Family Fun Run which is $10 per registration (age 14+) and free for children 13 and under with registration).
Kids 13 and under will run free (registration required) in the Mid Hudson Road Runners Club Youth Rally wave as well as the Family Fun Run thanks to the MHRRC.
Same day registration is $10 more, with the exception of the free children's events and the Family Fun Run.
Participants in all races $25 and above will receive a custom, first-of-its-kind Walkway One Mile technical race hat.
Bib Pickup & In-Person Registration Details:
Bib pick-up and in-person registration will take place from Wednesday, June 10 through Saturday, June 13 at Fleet Feet Poughkeepsie, located at the Shoppes at South Hills (1895 South Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601). Bib pickup hours are Mon-Fri 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Race day bib pick-up will take place at the Walkway Over the Hudson's Dutchess Welcome Center on Sunday, June 14 starting at 7 a.m. All bibs must be picked up at least 30 minutes before the line-up time for your race. If you plan to register in-person on race day, please arrive at least one full hour before your race line-up time.
USATF-certified one mile course which will go from east to west (Poughkeepsie toward Highland) with the entire one-mile run taking place on the Walkway Over the Hudson, the World’s Longest Elevated Pedestrian Bridge, 212 feet above the Hudson River.
Please refer to the parking map (attachment below) for designated lots which can accommodate race participants and be sure to allow ample time for parking and getting to the start. All races will run from east to west, so please take this into account when deciding where to park. You can park on the Highland side of the Walkway and walk to the start line nearer Poughkeepsie, or park near the Walkway’s East Approach and plan to walk back at the conclusion of your race.
Plan to hang around after your race to watch other finishers and enjoy complimentary refreshments. There will also be music and food trucks on site with food available for purchase.
Refunds, Bib Transfers & Race Swaps:
Refunds will not be issued under any circumstances. Please do not register until you are certain that you plan to participate. Bib transfers will not be allowed.
Selling your entry or running the race under someone else's entry will result in disqualification from this year’s race and potential exclusion from future events. Switching between races (i.e. moving from the Women’s Open Run to the Pie in the Sky Run) is allowed, however you will be required to pay any applicable cost differences. For all races switches please email: email@example.com
Please be aware that due to subtle rises and expansion joints on the Walkway, we are unfortunately unable to accommodate wheelchairs, strollers, or any other wheeled equipment as the wheels can get stuck and provide a hazard for participants. We are also unable to accommodate pets of any kind, including those on a leash.
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