The Races!

Our 2016 New Paltz Challenge was a great success. Looking for your results?

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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: out & back, mostly flat, unpaved path
Description: Due to the closing of the bridge over the Wallkill River this years race course will be as follows: Start on Huguenot, head north to the Reformed Church, then turn right through the parking lot of the nursery school to Deyo Hall/Broadhead St. and then right on the rail trail and back to the Main St. crosswalk at Water St. Market.

Then it’s Water St. to Plains Road to the rail trail by Taliaferro Farm, then south on the rail trail to Old Ford Rd. Right on Old Ford, then right on the River Park Drive loop and right again back on Old Ford. Then left on Forest Glen and right on the rail trail. Follow the rail trail south to Steve’s Lane/Osprey/Yard Owl Brewing.

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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: Huguenot St to right on Broadhead Ave to left on Rail Trail to right turn onto Huguenot St to left onto Old Kingston Rd to TURNAROUND – return on same route. End at Gilded Otter.

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New This Year:

New for this year is a 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 at 10:00am.