2019 Race

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Village of Northville on Great Sacandaga Lake
Running along the lake

 

 

Updates

 

April 3, 2020

We will be mailing refund checks next week to those who have indicated their desire to receive one.  There are still 32 runners who have not responded to the email inquiry listed below, so we would appreciate them doing so fairly soon.   Thank you to everyone for their cooperation and patience!  

 

March 24, 2020

***REFUND OPTIONS***

We have sent an email to all entrants advising of the refund options.  Please also see the recent entry on Facebook that has further information, especially if you are an entrant and did not get an email.  Thanks to everyone for their ongoing support and patience during this difficult time!    

 

March 23, 2020

***CANCELLATION NOTICE***

Due to government-mandated restrictions related to the COVID-19 virus, we are canceling our event for this year.  We will be posting information regarding refunds tomorrow.  Please see our Facebook page for further information.

 

March 17, 2020  

Please do NOT register for our event until further notice.  We are engaging in multiple conversations regarding the viability of our race.    Thank you....

 

March 13, 2020

Please go to our Facebook page to see the recent information regarding the potential impact of the COVID-19 situation on our May 17th event.  

 

February 18, 2020 

The NY Army National Guard will again be handing out water at the finish line.  Special thanks to Sgt. Craig Smith!        

 

January 30, 2020

Fulton County Emergency Management will be coordinating raceday communications, with assistance from Tryon Amateur Radio Club, once again this year.      

 

November 24, 2019

"Top Shelf Entertainment Services" will be providing music and announcing for our 2020 event.  Thank you Larry Vrooman! 

 

November 15, 2019

Congratulations to Julie LaFontaine!!  She is the recipient of the coaching scholarship and will be enrolled in an individual training program as she seeks to step up from running 5K's to participating in our half marathon.  We are looking forward to seeing her on May 17th!  

 

November 6, 2019

For our 2020 event, we will be awarding a minimum of $200 to the overall male and female winners if they establish a new course record.  The current records are 1:17:58 for males and 1:32:21 for females, held respectively by Thomas McClellan and Mercedes Planavsky.   

 

October 31, 2019

Discounted registration will commence on November 1st.  Here is the registration website.

 

October 27, 2019

Due to a generous sponsor, we will be offering a fully-paid, 6 month coaching scholarship to a FIRST TIME half marathoner.  Chelsea Bolles, a RRCA certified coach based in Saratoga, will be giving online support, and possibly some in-person training, to a runner of our choice.  Interested racers need to be entered in our May 17th event and they need to use the contact form above expressing their desire for coaching help.  REGISTRATION BEGINS November 1st, and we will announce the winner on November 15th.

 

July 30, 2019 

Granite State Race Services will be our official timing company for 2020.  We are looking forward to working with Bill Teschek and his associates once again!  

 

July 18, 2019

We are pleased to let everyone know that Pat Hendrick and his team of photographers will again be providing their expert service at our next year's event scheduled for May 17, 2020.  Please be sure to check out his website by clicking on his logo or on the link provided in our May 19th update listed below.

 

June 2, 2019 

SAVE THE DATE:  Next year's event will be held on Sunday May 17, 2020 at 9:00AM.  Early registration will begin this Fall.   You can stay up to date by following us on Facebook.   

 

May 19, 2019

Race day pictures have now been downloaded on Pat Hendrick's official photography page.    

Check out his website.  Pat and his team of photographers are well known throughout the North Country for providing top notch photos each year at many running events.   FREE, downloadable pictures are now available to all runners in addition to other photo products that may be purchased.  

 

May 19, 2019

 

Chelsea Bolles, RRCA certified run coach and founder of "Your Happy Pace, LLC", provides specialized training programs to those who wish to hit a specific finish time or who simply want to train for their first half marathon.  She is offering a special discount to our runners.  You can contact her at:  runcoachchels@gmail.com 

 

May 19, 2019

A big THANK YOU to all the runners, volunteers, and spectators that made our first race such a wonderful success!   It was a tremendous event for our small community.  Stay tuned down the road for details about next year.