Race Info

Race Date is SATURDAY, March 21, 2019

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 Boquet Valley Central School. 5K/3.1 miles & 1 mile runs start BVCS. Half Marathon starts in Keene Valley. Bus transportation will be provided from BVCS to start line in Keene Valley leaving ELCS at 8:30am. There will be NO transportation POST race back to Keene Valley.


Water Stations

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 Boquet Valley 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 BVCS 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.