Road race calendar
Raising Your Awareness about Narcotics 5k, Oct. 16, 11 a.m., Hutton Park,
Kingston. Second annual 5k run/walk to benefit the Kingston Recreation Department. Entry fee is $15 before Sept. 15, $20 thereafter. Race-day registration begins at 9:30 a.m. For more information, contact Carole Kelder at (845) 332-6701 or Randi Kelder at (845) 399-8684, or the race website, raisingawarenessrun.com.
Let’s Get Literate 5k, Oct. 16, 9 a.m., Plains
Road, New Paltz. Inaugural 5k race to benefit The Literate Earth Project that provides books and literacy programs to developing countries. Entry fee is $20, $25 on race day. To register, visit the website, theliterateearthproject.org/lep5k. Ghostly Gallop 5k, Oct. 16, 11:30 a.m., Hudson Area Library, Hudson. Annual 5k run to benefit the Hudson Area Library. Entry fee is $25 for 5k run, $20 for 5k walk, $10 for 1k walk and $5 for kids 1k fun run. Kids run starts at 11 a.m. For more information, visit the website, www.ghostlygallop.info.
Ulster Corps Zombie Escape 5k, Oct. 29, 11:30 a.m., Williams Lake,
Rosendale. Seventh annual 5k run and zombie escape sponsored by Ulster Corps. Entry fee is $20 for 5k and 1k walk/hike. Kids 1k race (at 11 a.m.) is free. Race-day registration is $25 and begins at 10 a.m. For more information, email to email@example.com.
ORC Harvest Run, Nov. 5, 10 a.m., Red Hook Recreation Park, Red
Hook. Inaugural 8-mile run to benefit the Onteora Runners Club Scholarship Fund. Entry fee is $25 before Oct. 14, $30 thereafter and on race day. Registration on race day is from 8:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. For more details, email Deb Domack at ORCpres@ gmail.com. After the Leaves Have Fallen/Josh Feldt Memorial Half-Marathon, Nov. 13, 11 a.m., Minnewaska State Park, Gardiner. Annual half-marathon carriage trail race around Lake Minnewaska, Lake Awosting and Castle Rock. Registration is closed, but organizers are accepting entrants for a waiting list. Check-in begins at 9:30 a.m. For more information, contact Steve Schallenkamp at (845) 339-5474.
Fair St. 5k, Nov. 20, 1:30 p.m., Fair St. Reformed
Church, Kingston. 25th annual 5k race through the uptown Kingston Stockade District. Entry fee is $15, $20 on race day. Race-day registration begins at noon. For more information, call (845) 338-7722.
Rondout Rush, Nov. 20, 10 a.m., Marbletown Elementary School, Stone
Ridge. Annual 2.2-mile run to benefit the football program at Rondout Valley High. Point to point race from Kripplebush Firehouse to the elementary school. Entry fee is $20 until Nov. 10, $10 for Rondout Valley CSD students, $25 on race day. Race-day registration begins at 8:30 a.m. at the school. For more information, call (845) 430-1238.
Junior League of Kingston Turkey Trot 5k, Nov. 24, 9 a.m., Forsyth Park,
Kingston. Fourth annual Thanksgiving Day run to benefit the People’s Place food pantry. Entry fee is $15 by Nov. 3, $20 thereafter. Same pricing for accompanying 2-mile run. Free kids race for ages 5 and under. Race-day registration begins at 7:30 a.m. For more information, visit the website, turkeytrotkingston.com.
Family of New Paltz Turkey Trot 5k, Nov. 24, 9:30 a.m., Water St.
Market, New Paltz. 13th annual Thanksgiving Day run to benefit the food pantry at Family of New Paltz. Entry fee is $25 for ages 13-64, $15 for under 13 or over 64. Fee increases to $30 on race day for 13-64. Family discount of $3 per person for 6 or more members of same family. Free Mashed Potato ½ mile run for kids 12 and under. For more information, visit the website newpaltzturkeytrot.com.
Phoenicia Turkey Trot, Nov. 26, 10 a.m., St. Francis de Sales Church,
Phoenicia. Sixth annual 2.4-mile run to benefit the Pine Hill Morton Memorial Library. Entry fee is $10, $20 for family pre-registered, $15 and $25 on race day. Free kids race for 5 and under at 9:30 a.m. Raceday registration begins at 8 a.m. at the parish hall. For more information, contact Heather Roberts at (845) 688-7064 or Patti Rudge at (845) 254-4126, or visit the website, phoeniciaturkeytrot.com.
Run Off That Turkey Trot 5k, Nov. 26, 9 a.m., Altamont Elementary
School, Altamont. Annual 5k run to benefit the Helderberg Running Club Junior Olympic Team. Entry fee is $18, $15 for runners over 70. For more information, email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Reindeer Ramble 5k, Dec. 4, 1 p.m., YMCA of Kingston and Ulster
County, Kingston. 33rd annual holiday run to benefit the YMCA Strong Kids Scholarship Fund. Entry fee is $10 for students, $15 for adults. Registration on race day begins at 11:30 a.m. Santa-pede available for groups of 5-7 runners. For more information, contact Eleni Dedovich at (845) 338-3810, extension 107, or by email at email@example.com.
RUNNERS CLUB INFO:
Deb Domack (ORCpres@gmail.com) is in charge of details about the Onteora Runners Club. Members receive discounts at area races and get a monthly newsletter. The club’s Web site is http://www. onteorarunners.org.