Get Fit for Life at the 10thAnnual Adirondack Sports & Fitness Summer Expo
at Saratoga City Center
It’s been a long, cold and snowy winter! If you have the winter blues, summer sports and recreation are just around the corner at the 10th annual Adirondack Sports & Fitness Summer Expo! It’s happening at the Saratoga Springs City Center on Saturday-Sunday, March 7-8, and admission is FREE!
Come to the Capital Region’s running, biking, triathlon, paddling, hiking, healthy living and travel show. It features 125 exhibitors, great sales on summer/winter gear, clothing, footwear and much more, plus kayak, canoe and paddleboarding demos in our 20x32-foot pool. Plus, seminars, clinics and fun family activities, including a 25-foot rock wall!
The show will have $5,000 in prizes and giveaways for races, events, merchandise, destinations and services. Door prizes to regional running races, triathlons, hiking packages, weekend getaways, a road bike, bike service, health, fitness, meal packages, and more will be given away over the weekend. And we have 25 new exhibitors at the expo!
The timing of the Summer Expo is perfect for athletes, weekend warriors, enthusiasts and newbies to pick up gear, information and motivation to plan their outings and adventures. It’s the place to kick-start a fitness program or take your health to the next level. Event reps from the Firecracker 4, Tour de Cure, Lake George Triathlon, Freihofer’s Run for Women, Peasantman Triathlon, Malta 5K, Saratoga Lions Duathlon, and Adirondack Marathon to name a few who will be on hand with more info and registration specials.
The Expo also has awesome sales with a mix of retailers and organizations selling and marketing their products and services, including Steiner’s Ski & Bike (road bikes, all skis, gear and clothing), Mountainman Outdoors (footwear and canoes/kayaks/SUPs), Fleet Feet Sports (running footwear and clothing), Lake George Kayak (kayaks/canoes/SUPs/clothing), Plaine & Son (road and mountain bikes), Adirondack Kayak Warehouse (kayaks/SUPs) and many more!
Most outdoor sports and recreation clubs in the area will be represented, including Adirondack Mountain Club, Albany Running Exchange, Capital District Triathlon Club, Hudson-Mohawk Road Runners Club, Capital Bicycle Racing Club, Saratoga Rowing Club, Saratoga Stryders, and more.
On-water demos will take place all weekend in the 20x32-foot pool, with kayaking, canoeing, and paddleboarding. Demos and clinics, led by ADK and regional paddling pros: capsize recovery, rescue and rolling, pack canoeing – and the ever-popular “Try Paddling” sessions for kids!
A variety of seminars and clinics will be led by contributing writers, certified trainers, accomplished athletes and health professionals. Seminar categories will include running, hiking, biking, triathlon, and injury prevention.
Damien’s Rock Wall will challenge kids and adults on the 25-foot wall, and many exhibitors will have demos and activities all weekend. The Regional Food Bank of Northeastern NY and Ainsley’s Angels – Power to Push (Galway dad running 3,200 miles across the USA this summer while pushing his son with CP to increase awareness of mobility for people with disabilities) will be on hand to collect donations over the weekend. Attendees with food or monetary donations the Regional Food Bank will receive an extra raffle ticket, increasing their chances of winning Expo prizes!
The Summer Expo takes place on Saturday-Sunday, March 7-8 at the Saratoga Springs City Center at 522 Broadway. Admission is FREE. Hours are Saturday 10am-5pm and Sunday 10am-4pm. For more info, visit AdkSports.com or call (518) 877-8788.
See you there!
Darryl & Mona