The club for runners in Saratoga Springs, NY
Walkway Marathon Festival Weekend
6/11/2016 Think Differently Dash 10:00 a.m.
6/11/2016 Walkway Marathon Health and Fitness Expo presented by Dutchess Tourism 12-8 p.m. Mid-Hudson Civic Center
6/12 Walkway Marathon, Half Marathon, and the Treetops to Rooftops 5k, Poughkeepsie, NY 6:45 a.m. wheel athletes, 7:00 a.m. Half & Full, 7:30 a.m. 5k
USATF-certified, course follows two paved and shaded rail trails which are connected by the Walkway Over the Hudson, a 19th-century railroad bridge that's been converted into the world's longest linear park.
Participants get a true "runners high" as they cross and re-cross the Walkway, admiring picturesque views of the Hudson River and Catskill Mountains from 212 feet above the ground. Lots of PBs and BQs expected.
Start location Marist College, Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Organizers of the "green" race have taken the Pledge of Sustainability outlined by Athletes for a Fit Planet again for 2016--the Walkway Marathon is the first marathon in NYS to abide by this eco-friendly race blueprint.
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