This week’s topic is: Be our running concierge! Tell us the best races in your area/state. Any distance, any time of year.
Well, this is a real tough one for me. I love racing. I have run 195 races!!!
So I’ll just pick one at each distance and tell you when and where. You can contact me if you want more details.
- Half Marathon
Walkway Half Marathon in Poughkeepsie, NY (mid June). You run over the largest pedestrian bridge, along a bike path and get a cool medal.
- 10 Miler:
Adirondack Distance Run in Lake George, NY (Late June). – You run along Lake George and end in Bolton Landing in a park on the lake.
Stockade-athon in Schenectady, NY (Early November). – You run through the oldest parts of the city, through the park, bike path, etc. and finish with a downhill.
Spring Run-Off in Albany, NY (Late April/Early May). You run on a flat course along the Hudson River.
- 5 miler:
Delmar Dash in Delmar, NY ( Early April). You run through the neighborhoods on a very flat course.
- 4 Miler:
Polar Cap in Lake George, NY (Early February). You run a pretty but hilly course with views of the lake.
- Large 5k:
Freihofer Run for Women in Albany, NY (Late May/Early June). You run with all women in the city and around the park, ending with a downhill.
- Small 5k:
Bacon Hill Bonanza in Bacon Hill, NY (April). – You run a beautiful course in the country with great post-race refreshments.
Happy Running! What are some of the races that you recommend in your area??