The Races!

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New Paltz Challenge Half Marathon

Distance: 13.10 miles / 21.09 km
Location: Start: Gilded Otter Brewing Company
Wallkill Valley Rail Trail – New Paltz, NY, US
Attributes: This course has a mix of running with paved roads, rail trail, hills.
Description: Half Marathon features:

  • Chip Timing
  • Timed in 5-year age groups
  • All finishers will receive medals or other commemorative memento
  • Challenging running along the scenic Wallkill 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
  • Combination trail and road race.
  • Water Stops
  • First Place in Age Group Prizes
  • Post-Race Refreshments

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New Paltz Challenge 5K

Distance: 3.09 miles / 4.97 km
Location: Start: Gilded Otter
Huguenot Street & Wallkill Valley Rail Trail – New Paltz, NY, US
Attributes: out & back, mostly flat, roads
Description: 5K features:

  • Timed in 10-year age groups
  • Mostly flat running along Historic Huguenot Street and Wallkill Valley Rail Trail
  • Water Stops
  • First Place in Age Group Prizes
  • Post-Race Refreshments

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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.