Race Info

Race Date is SATURDAY, March 23, 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 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.


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 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.