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2012 RUNNING CALENDAR

March 23, 2012 - Morgan Ryan
The local running season is starting to take shape and it looks like it’s going to be a busy one.

Here’s a list of the races I know about. I’ll try to keep it updated as much as possible throughout the year. If you know of any others, let me know by e-mail at sports@adirondackdailyenterprise.com so I can add them to the list.

Saturday, April 14

Rites of Spring Pentathlon

***CANCELED DUE TO SHORTAGE OF REGISTRANTS***

DISTANCE: 5k uphill ski, an uphill bootpack and alpine descent, a 10k trail and road run, a 6.5k paddle down the AuSable River and a 32k road bike

WHERE: Whiteface Mountain, Wilmington

COST: $50 per leg or $75 for individual

NOTES: Organizers are hoping to hold the event in 2013.

WEBSITE: www.ritesofspring.net

PREVIOUS BLOG POST: Adirondack-style pentathlon coming to Whiteface, March 16

LPN PREVIEW: Wilmington pentathlon adapting to conditions

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Sunday, April 15

ONE Mile Fun Run and 5k Race

DISTANCE: 5k, 1 mile

WHERE: SUNY Plattsburgh Field House

COST: ONE Mile Fun Run, $7; 5k, $10 ($15 on race day)

FACEBOOK: ONE Mile Fun Run and 5k

MORE INFO/REGISTER: Chris Shanbrom

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Sunday, April 22

Plattsburgh Half Marathon

DISTANCE: 13.1 miles

SURFACE: Road

WHERE: City of Plattsburgh Recreation Department

COST: $60 for half-marathon, $90 for relay

WEBSITE: www.plattsburghhalfmarathon.com

RESULTS: 2012

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Saturday, April 28

Saints Cross Country Spring Sprint

DISTANCE: 8k, 5k, 1 mile (12-and-under)

WHERE: North Country Community College, Saranac Lake

SURFACE: Road

COST: $15 before April 21, $20 after

CONTACT: Dave Tyldesley 637-3629

PAST RESULTS: 2011

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Sunday, April 29

Lake George Half Marathon

DISTANCE: 13.1 miles, 5k

WHERE: Lake George

SURFACE: Road

COST: Half Marathon/5k - $65/$30 until March 31; $70/$35 on April 1; $75 on April 22; $80/$40 on April 27

WEBSITE: runlakegeorgehalf.com

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Saturday, May 12

Prospect Mountain Road Race

DISTANCE: 5.67 miles up Prospect Mtn. Just 1 hill. Starts at the bottom and goes up a paved access road 1,601 feet to the summit.

WHERE: Lake George

COST: Adirondack Runners $18, Non-member $20, Race Day everyone $25

ENTRY FORM: Application

WEBSITE: www.adirondackrunners.org

MORE INFO: cifonedesigns@aol.com

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Saturday, May 12

McNaughton Ultra Trail Run

DISTANCE: 50, 100, 150, 200 and 500 miles

WHERE: Pittsfield, Vt.

SURFACE: Trail

DATES: 500 mile race starts Thursday, May 3rd at 6:00 p.m. and has a 240 hour cutoff. Athletes have until Sunday, May 13th. The 200 starts at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 10. 150 at 6:00 a.m. Friday, May 11, and the 50/100 will start at 6:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 12. 50/100/150/200/500 - Course Closes Sunday at 6 p.m.

WEBSITE: http://peakraces.peak.com/mcnaughton/

REGISTER: Click here

CONTACT: Andy Weinberg andy@peak.com

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Wednesday, May 16

VIC Trail Fun Run

DISTANCE: 5k

WHERE: Paul Smith’s College VIC

SURFACE: Trail

COST: Free

FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/THEPSCVIC

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Sunday, May 20

Tupper Lake Marathon

DISTANCE: 26.2 miles, 13.1 miles

SURFACE: Road

COST: Marathon — $80 until March 30, $100 until race day (online registration ends May 19); Half-marathon — $65 until March 30, $80 until race day (online registration ends May 19)

CONTACT: tlmarathon@yahoo.com or bbennet1@oswego.edu

FACEBOOK: facebook.com/tupperlake.marathon

WEBSITE: www.tupper-lake.com

PAST RESULTS: 2011

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Saturday, May 26

Jenkins Mountain Scramble

DISTANCE: Half-marathon, 10k

WHERE: Paul Smith’s College VIC

SURFACE: Trail

COST: $50 for the half–marathon and $40 for the 10K, includes a T-shirt (to the first 75 registered) and post-race barbeque. Participants can register at the VIC on race day from 8 to 9 a.m. with a $20 additional charge for all late registrants.

MORE INFO/REGISTER: paulsmiths.edu/jenkins

FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/THEPSCVIC

PAST RESULTS: 2011

NOTES: “A 13.1-mile strenuous half-marathon with 2,364 feet of elevation gain that includes a climb to the summit of Jenkins Mountain, and a shorter run of about 6 miles that does not include the Jenkins Mountain climb.” ... Unsupported ... post-race barbecue

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Sunday, June 10

Lake Placid Marathon

DISTANCE: Marathon, half-marathon

WHERE: Lake Placid

SURFACE: Road

WEBSITE: www.lakeplacidmarathon.com

PAST RESULTS: 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008

NOTES: Entry capped at 2,500

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Saturday, June 16

The Great Adirondack Trail Run

DISTANCE: 11.5 miles, 3.5 miles

WHERE: Keene Valley

SURFACE: Trail

REGISTRATION: Opens at 8 a.m. May 1. Call 518-576-2281 to register. All runners and hikers must be pre-registered for the 11.5-mile run. 3.5-milers can sign up at any time.

NOTES: Unsupported wilderness trail run ... Shuttle available from parking/finish area at the Mountaineer in Keene Valley. ... 11.5 mile strenuous run (2900' of vertical gain and 3100' of loss) up the back side of Hopkins Mountain and down to Keene Valley, and a 3.5 mile run from Baxter Mountain Tavern to Keene Valley

WEBSITE: www.mountaineer.com

PAST RESULTS: 2011

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Wednesday, June 20

VIC Trail Fun Run

DISTANCE: 5k

WHERE: Paul Smith’s College VIC

SURFACE: Trail

COST: Free

FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/THEPSCVIC

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Saturday, June 30

Tupper Lake Tinman Triathlon

***30th Anniversary***

DISTANCE: Tinman: Swim: 1.2 mile / Bike: 56 mile / Run: 13.1 mile

Sprint: Swim: .6 mile / Bike: 18.6 mile / Run: 6.6 mile

Relay: Swim: 1.2 mile / Bike: 56 mile / Run: 13.1

WHERE: Tupper Lake Municipal Park, Demars Boulevard

SURFACE: Water (Raquette Pond), road

COST: Before April 1: $140 Tinman, $200 relay, $100 sprint

After April 1: $160, $240, $120

CONTACT: Ted Merrihew (race director), tinman@tupper-lake.com or 518-359-7571

WEBSITE: Tupper Lake Tinman

FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/Tupper-Lake-Tinman

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Sunday, July 1

Freedom Trail Race

DISTANCE: 10k, 5k

WHERE: Paul Smith’s College VIC

SURFACE: Trail

REGISTRATION: Click here

FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/THEPSCVIC

NOTES: Part of First Sunday Series at the VIC. ... Runners earn points for each event and mileage.

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Sunday, July 8

Utica Boilermaker

DISTANCE: 15k, 5k, 3-mile walk

WEBSITE: www.boilermaker.com

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Saturday, July 14

Wakely Dam Ultra

DISTANCE: 55k

SURFACE: Trail

WHERE: Piseco

REGISTRATION: Full but still accepting for wait list

WEBSITE: www.wakelydamultra.com

CONTACT: RDKim@wakelydamultra.com

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Wednesday, July 18

VIC Trail Fun Run

DISTANCE: 5k

WHERE: Paul Smith’s College VIC

SURFACE: Trail

COST: Free

FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/THEPSCVIC

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Sunday, July 22

Ironman Lake Placid (SOLD OUT)

DISTANCE: 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike, 26.2-mile run

WHERE: Lake Placid

COST: $625

WEBSITE: ironmanlakeplacid.com

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Sunday, Aug. 5

Predator & Prey

DISTANCE: 15k, 5k

WHERE: Paul Smith’s VIC

SURFACE: Trail

REGISTRATION: Click here

FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/THEPSCVIC

NOTES: Part of First Sunday Series at the VIC. ... Runners earn points for each event and mileage.

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Wednesday, Aug. 15

VIC Trail Fun Run

DISTANCE: 5k

WHERE: Paul Smith’s College VIC

SURFACE: Trail

COST: Free

FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/THEPSCVIC

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Sunday, Sept. 2

Half & Full Marathon Trail Race

DISTANCE: 26.2 miles, 13.1 miles

WHERE: Paul Smith’s VIC

SURFACE: Trail

REGISTRATION: Click here

FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/THEPSCVIC

NOTES: Part of First Sunday Series at the VIC. ... Runners earn points for each event and mileage.

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Wednesday, Sept. 19

VIC Trail Fun Run

DISTANCE: 5k

WHERE: Paul Smith’s College VIC

SURFACE: Trail

COST: Free

FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/THEPSCVIC

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Saturday, Sept. 22

Whiteface Mountain Uphill Foot Race

DISTANCE: 8 miles

WHERE: Whiteface Veterans Memorial Highway, Wilmington

SURFACE: Road

COST: $35

REGISTRATION: RunReg.com

WEBSITE: www.whitefacerace.com

NOTES: 35th annual ... "Climb 3,500 feet up scenic Whiteface Mountain Veterans Memorial Highway to the top of New York’s 5th highest peak for a 360 degree panoramic view of the Adirondacks, New England and Canada." ... Active duty military receive discount.

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Sunday, Sept. 23

Adirondack Distance Festival

DISTANCE: Marathon, Half-Marathon; 10k, 5k on Saturday, Sept. 22

WHERE: Schroon Lake

SURFACE: Road

COST: Marathon — $50 before May 1, $60 June 15, $80 before Sept. 23; Half-marathon — $55 before May 1, $65 June 15, $85 before Sept. 23

WEBSITE: www.adirondackmarathon.org

NOTES: Marathon limited to 500, half-marathon limited to 650. ... Military run for free. ... “Probably the most beautiful 26 miles, 385 yards you’ll ever run.”

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Sunday, Sept. 30

Vermont 50

DISTANCE: 50k, 50 miles, 50-mile team relay

SURFACE: Trail

WHERE: Brownsville, Vt.

REGISTRATION: Opens May 25 at 7 p.m. (Limited to 550 among all runner races)

WEBSITE: www.vermont50.com

FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com

BLOG: vermont50.blogspot.com

CONTACT:  info@vermont50.com

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Sunday, October 7

Jailbreak Trail Marathon

DISTANCE: Half-marathon, full marathon, 50k ultramarathon

SURFACE: Trail

LOCATION: Dannemora

WEBSITE: www.jailbreaktrailmarathon.org

MORE INFORMATION: Jay Magiera 518-562-2297 or John Schauman 518-565-6189

PAST RESULTS: 2011

2011 PREVIEW: HalfMarathons.net

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Saturday, Oct. 13

Octoberfest Half Marathon

DISTANCE: 13.1 miles

WHERE: Peru, NY

SURFACE: Road

COST: $45 (limited to 500)

WEBSITE: www.runoctoberfest.com

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Sunday, Oct. 14

Green Mountain Marathon and Half Marathon

DISTANCE: 26.2 miles, 13.1 miles

WHERE: South Hero, Vt.

SURFACE: Road

WEBSITE: www.gmaa.net

REGISTRATION: Click here

MORE INFORMATION: Jess Cover and June Golato

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Sunday, Oct. 21

Empire State Marathon and Half Marathon

WHERE: Syracuse

WEBSITE: empirestatemarathon.com

 
 

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