Race Date is SATURDAY, March 24, 2018
Start Times & Location
Half Marathon/13.1 miles – 9:00am at Keene Valley Lodge, 1834 NYS Route 73, Keene Valley, NY (Bus transportation will be provided from Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School, Court St, Elizabethtown, NY to Keene Valley Lodge – Start Line – Bus Leaves ELCS at 8:30am promptly)
5K/3.1 miles – 10:30am in front of Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School, Court St, Elizabethtown, NY
1 mile – 10:00am in front of Elizabethtown -Lewis Central School, Court St, Elizabethtown, NY
Parking & Transportation
Please find parking throughout Elizabethtown and at Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School. 5K/3.1 miles & 1 mile runs start ELCS. Half Marathon starts in Keene Valley. Bus transportation will be provided from ELCS to start line in Keene Valley leaving ELCS at 8:30am. There will be NO transportation POST race back to Keene Valley.
Half Marathon/13.1 miles – There will be water stations at approximately the following mile markers on Route 9N:
- MM 3 – Base of Spruce Hill.
- MM 5 – Top of Spruce Hill
- MM 7 –
- MM 9 –
- MM 11- Around Hurricane Rd.
5K/3.1 miles – There will be one water station just after the 1.55 mile turn to return back to Elizabethtown.
Safety & Traffic Control
Half Marathon/13.1 miles & 5K/3.1 miles – Runners MUST run AGAINST traffic at all times. Stay to the left side of the roadway. Please run safely.
Half Marathon/13.1 miles – Runners leave Keene Valley on Route 73 and turn right onto Route 9N towards Elizabethtown. Do not cut the corner of the intersection. Run to the intersection of Route 73 & Route 9N. There will be a volunteer, Sheriff’s Deputy or NYS Police there to stop traffic and cross you.
We will have at least 2 amazing volunteer photographers on the race course.
Half Marathon/13.1 miles – Spruce Hill Challenge – As you finish conquering your Spruce Hill Challenge we will be taking photos at the top of Spruce Hill.
Finish Line – We will have a photographer taking photos as you cross the finish line in Elizabethtown.
Photos taken will be posted on this website under the photos tab.
Post Race Celebration & Food
There will be a post race celebration in the gymnasium at Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School. We will be providing fruit, bagels, chili and beverages to the runners and volunteers. Food is available for the family and friends of the runners with a voluntary cash donation.
We will be announcing the Top 3 placements for each age group starting at 11:15am in the ELCS gym.
Restrooms & Port-a-Potties
Restrooms – Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School, Elizabethtown, NY
Port-a-Potties – (2)Half Marathon Start Line, Keene Valley Lodge Parking Lot & (1) at the top of Spruce Hill just off of Route 9N, west side of Baxter Mountain Restaurant parking lot.