Be Fit for Life at the Summer Expo
March 9-10 at Saratoga City Center
If you’re eager to get into shape, save money on clothing and gear, and find everything you need for summer sports, you are invited to attend our eighth annual Adirondack Sports & Fitness Summer Expo on March 9-10 at the Saratoga Springs City Center.
Set for Saturday and Sunday, the FREE ADMISSION show features everything you need for running, cycling, triathlon, paddling, hiking, healthy living and travel, with 125 exhibitors, great sales on gear (even ski gear!), plus clothing and footwear, paddling demos, seminars and clinics, 25-foot rock climbing wall, and fun family activities.
We have over $5,000 in prizes and giveaways for attendees from races, events, products and services. Prizes include entries to 5Ks and marathon runs; century rides; multiple-distance triathlons; hiking, paddling and outdoor gift baskets and certificates; lodging packages; scuba diving courses; and more.
The cabin fever timing is perfect for outdoor lovers, competitive athletes, weekend warriors and newbies to pick up gear, info and motivation to plan summer adventures. Reps from Freihofer’s Run for Women, Adirondack Mountain Club, Adirondack Museum, Lake George Triathlon, Wild Center, Tour de Cure and many more events and destinations will be there to share their information.
The show also includes great sales with a mix of retailers and organizations selling and marketing their products and services, including Mountainman Outdoors, Steiner’s Ski & Bike, The Mountain Goat and Lake George Kayak. Most major outdoor sports and recreation clubs in the area will be there, including Adirondack Mountain Club, Capital District Triathlon Club, Hudson Mohawk Road Runners Club, Mohawk-Hudson Cycling Club and more.
On-water paddle demos will take place in the 20x32-foot pool, featuring kayaking, canoeing and SUP. The paddling clinics, led by Adirondack Mountain Club members and local experts, include capsize recovery, rescue and rolling, and a FREE kids’ try-it paddling session. New this year will be ongoing swim and triathlon clinics in the Concord Pools swim spa.
A variety of seminars will be led by Adirondack Sports & Fitness magazine contributing writers and regional experts. See the attendee guide for full schedule.
Attendees can support the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York, who will be conducting a food and money drive at the show. They provide 20 million pounds of food annually to 1,000 agencies in 23 counties from Plattsburgh to Newburgh. Attendees who make donations will receive extra tickets to increase their chance of winning prizes.
The Summer Expo takes place on Saturday, March 9 from 10am-5pm and Sunday, March 10 from 10am-4pm at the Saratoga Springs City Center on 522 Broadway in Saratoga Springs. Admission is FREE. For more info, visit adksports.com or call (518) 877-8788.
Darryl & Mona
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