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Adirondack Sports & Fitness is an outdoor recreation and fitness magazine covering the Adirondack Park and greater Capital-Saratoga region of New York State. We are the authoritative source for information regarding individual, aerobic, life-long sports and fitness in the area. The magazine is published 12-times per year at the beginning of each month.

Calendar of Events

October TO December 2019*

*Events beyond this range are advertisers in this issue 

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Sa-Su Willard Used Equipment Sale. Nov 2-3, 9-10, 16-17. 10am-4pm. Early drop off: 10/27, 12-3pm. Willard Mountain, Easton.


12-13     Gore Octoberfest Ski Sale. Fri: 3-7pm. Sat: 9am-6pm. Sun: 9am-5pm. Gore Mountain & Becks Tavern, North Creek. Gore: 518-251-2411.

12-13     Gore Mountain Harvest Fest. Live music, scenic gondola rides, Adk vendors, fall food/drink, fun for kids. Gore Mountain, North Creek. 518-251-2411.


2 Warren Miller’s “Timeless” Movie. 7pm. Benefits SSHS Nordic/Alpine Ski Teams & Double H Ranch Adaptive Winter Sports. Trombley Auditorium, Saratoga Springs Middle School, Saratoga Springs. Tickets: Alpine Sport Shop. 518-584-6290. 

23-24 7th Adirondack Sports Winter Expo. Sat: 1-6pm. Sun: 10am-4pm. Winter & summer sports, health, fitness & travel show. Saratoga Springs City Center, Saratoga Springs. 518-877-8788.

29-12/1 Audi FIS Ski World Cup Races. Killington, Killington, VT.



12-13 Bike Thru History Rides. One- and/or two-day supported bike tours in historic Fulton County & southern Adirondacks. Lodging optional. Johnson Hall State Historic Site, Johnstown.

13 2nd Brant Lake Bike Park End-of-Season Send-Off. New trail preview group ride: 1pm. Live music: 3-6pm. Plus, new trail preview & 2020 trail build info. Brant Lake Bike Park at The Hub, Brant Lake. 518-796-0943. 

13 Bike PHifty 2019. 50M. 8 or 9am. Saratoga National Historical Park, Stillwater. 518-429-0876.

19 The Hibernator Gravel. 50K/100K rides. 9am. Burke, VT. 802-535-2200.

20 Hometown CX Cyclocross Race. Sponsored by Grey Ghost Bicycles. NYCROSS Series. Kids’ race too. Crandall Park, Glens Falls. GGB: 518-223-0148.

26 Haunted Hundred Overnight Century Ride w/John Ceceri. 49 & 104 miles. 6pm. Adirondack Ultra Cycling Bike Shop, Schuylerville. 518-583-3708.

27 Wicked Creepy Cyclocross Race. NYCROSS Series. Willow Park, Bennington, VT.


2 2nd MHCC Gravel Gobbler Gravel Grinder & Road Rides. 23M/38M gravel rides, 31M road ride, food & beer. 12pm. Benefits Regional Food Bank of NENY. S&S Farm Brewery, Nassau. Chet Lassel: 518-708-3762.

3 Bethlehem Cup Cyclocross Race. NYCROSS Series. Elm Avenue Town Park, Delmar.

10 Rivers & Lakes Century. 31-104M. 8am. Schuylerville. 518-583-3708.



12 NENSA’s High Peaks Cyclery Fall Freefall Rollerski Race. Jericho, VT.

27 NENSA’s High Peaks Cyclery Maine Rollerski Race. Pineland Farms, ME. 


2 NENSA’s High Peaks Cyclery Trapp Invitational Rollerski Race. Stowe, VT.

22-12/1 Cascade Thanksgiving Ski & Snowshoe Sale. Cascade XC Ski Center/Shop, Lake Placid. 518-523-1111.

23-24 7th Adirondack Sports Winter Expo. Sat: 1-6pm. Sun: 10am-4pm. Winter & summer sports, health, fitness & travel show. Saratoga Springs City Center, Saratoga Springs. 518-877-8788.


7-8 Lapland Lake Open House. 9am-4:30pm. Sale, refreshments, prizes, season passes. Lapland Lake XC Ski Center, Northville. 518-863-4974.

15 Gore Ski Bowl Nordic Ski Races. Gore Ski Bowl, North Creek. Info: Register:



Daily Rock Your Fitness: Total Body Training. 10/21-11/30, 12/2-1/11. Saratoga-Wilton Soccer Center, Malta. 518-522-9765.


15           Mountaintop Yoga Class. Gore Mountain, North Creek. 518-251-2411.



Fr-Su Garnet Hill Fall Weekend Hiking Tours. Garnet Hill Lodge, North River. 518-251-2444. 


11 Hurricane Mountain Guided Hike. 6.8M round-trip, 2,000’ elevation gain to fire tower summit. 8:30am. Hurricane Mountain Trailhead, between Keene & Elizabethtown. Adirondack Mountain Club: 518-523-3480. 

12 Tupper Lake Triad Challenge. Cumulative timed run, walk or crawl race up three family-friendly mountains. Race: 9am at base of Coney. Coney (2.2M RT), Goodman (3.4M RT), Arab (2M RT). Post-race: Raquette Lake Brewery w/lunch, beer, raffles & awards. Tupper Lake. Ted Merrihew: 518-593-3355.

13 Street & Nye Guided Hike. 4,166’ & 3,895’, 9M. 8:30am. Adirondak Loj, Lake Placid. Adirondack Mountain Club: 518-523-3480.

14 Phelps High Peak & Fire Tower Hike. 4,160’, 8.2M. 8:30am. Adirondak Loj, Lake Placid. Adirondack Mountain Club: 518-523-3480.

19 ADK Fall Trails Day. 7:30am. Ten trail projects. High Peaks Info Center, Lake Placid. 518-523-344.


9 Orange Crush VI Bouldering Competition. Youth/Open: 12-3pm. Citizens: 3-6pm. Open Finals: 6:30-8pm. The Edge, Halfmoon.



Tu/Th Learn-to-Speed Skate. Learn to speed skate with renowned Saratoga Winter Club: Nov. 5, 7, 12, 14, 19 from 6-7pm. Must commit to minimum of four nights. $50 fee includes skates. Safety equipment required. Some available to borrow. Weibel Ice Rink, Saratoga Springs. Maxine Lindig Lautenberg: 518-430-7600.


10 Saratoga Cup & Northeast Series I Championships: Short Track Speed Skating. See the fastest human-powered sport: competition 9am-4pm. Free. All welcome. Weibel Ice Rink, Saratoga Springs. Matt Davis: 518-430-7600.



20 17th Mohawk Towpath Byway Duathlon. 2M run, 17M bike, 2M run. 8:30am. Solo & teams. Riverview Orchards, Clifton Park/Rexford.


8 Greenbush Indoor Triathlon. 7am. All welcome! Beginner-level triathlon participants will complete a 10min swim, 30min bike & 20min run. 7am. Greenbush YMCA, East Greenbush. 518-477-2570. &



12-13     Gore Mountain Harvest Fest. Live music, scenic gondola rides, Adk vendors, fall food/drink, fun for kids. Gore Mountain, North Creek. 518-251-2411.

20 48th Festival of Nations. 11am-5pm. Community, arts, crafts, culture, food, music, dancing. Empire State Plaza, Albany. 518-253-9529.

20 Willard FALLFEST. 11am-4pm. Free chairlift rides, games, activities, drinks. Willard Mountain, Easton.


23-24 7th Adirondack Sports Winter Expo. Sat: 1-6pm. Sun: 10am-4pm. Winter & summer sports, health, fitness & travel show. Saratoga Springs City Center, Saratoga Springs. 518-877-8788.

29-12/1 Viessmann World Cup Luge. Olympic Sports Complex, Lake Placid.



19-20 MooseFest Whitewater Festival. Flatwater to whitewater, something for everyone. Mountainman Outdoors, Old Forge. 315-369-6672.



Daily Fleet Feet 5K & 10K Training. Seven-weeks: 9/16-11/3. Fleet Feet, Albany (518-459-3338) & Malta (518-400-1213).

Mo/Sa Troy Turkey Trot Training Challenge. 5K beginner/intermediate & 10K advanced. Mon, 6pm: Prospect Park, Troy. Sat, 8am: Knickerbacker Park, Troy.


12 13th Falling Leaves 5K Run. 10am. Kids’ 0.5M Fun Run: 10:45am. William Kelley Park, Ballston Spa. 518-885-6886.

12 19th Great Pumpkin Challenge 5K, 10K & 1M Fun Run. 9:30am. Columbia Pavilion, Saratoga Spa SP, Saratoga Springs. 

12 6th Running SCCCared Family Run/Walk. 5K, 10K & Kids Run. 8:50am.  Crossings Park, Colonie. 518-453-6756.

12 Slate Valley Brew Run. 5K/10K. 8:30am. Veterans Park, Granville. Peter O’Brien: 518-321-9640.

12 49th Lake Placid Classic 10K & Half Marathon. Olympic Speedskating Oval, Lake Placid. 518-897-2685.

12 Tupper Lake Triad Challenge. Cumulative timed run, walk or crawl race up three family-friendly mountains. Race: 9am at base of Coney. Coney (2.2M RT), Goodman (3.4M RT), Arab (2M RT). Post-race: Raquette Lake Brewery w/lunch, beer, raffles & awards. Tupper Lake. Ted Merrihew: 518-593-3355.

13 Mohawk Hudson River Marathon & Hannaford Half Marathon. 8am. Sat, 10/12: Expo & Packet Pickup at Capital Center, Albany. Marathon: Schenectady to Albany. Half: Colonie to Albany.

13 Fall Foliage Half Marathon & 5K. 10am. Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck.

13 49th Green Mountain Marathon & Half Marathon. 8:30am. Folsom School, South Hero, VT.

14 Fall Festival 5K & 5M Trail Runs. 10am. Lawson Lake Park, Feura Bush. 518-320-8648.

19 Trails 2 Prevention 5K. 8:45am. Crossings Park, Colonie.

19 22nd Great Sacandaga 5K & 10K. 10:30am. Sport Island Pub, Northville. David Gifford: 518-863-8046.

19 Stewart’s Spud Run 5K & 1M Fun Run. 10am. Hartford Central School, Hartford. 518-632-5922.

19 Livingston Manor Half Marathon & 5K. 10:30am. Livingston Manor. 917-828-5028.

19 2nd Race for Cerebral Palsy 5K. 9am. Elks Lodge 81, Queensbury.

19 Rosendale Runs Half Marathon & Plains 4.4M. 8:30am. Rosendale Recreation Center, Rosendale. 845-214-6479.

20 Ryan’s Run Superhero 5K/1 Mile Walk/Run. 10am. World Gym, Pawling.

20 Billy Goat 5K Trail Run. 10:30am. 1M Kids Run: 10am. Baird State Park, Pleasant Valley.

20 CHaD HERO Run. Half marathon, 5K run/walk, 5M or 7M hike and 1M fun run. 9am. Dartmouth College Green, Hanover, NH. 603-308-2231. 

20 Sri Chinmoy Half Marathon. 2.96M loops. Rockland Lake State Park, Congers.

26 Troy YMCA Trick-or-Trek 5K Run/Walk. Celebrate Halloween with a run or walk through historic Oakwood Cemetery. 9-11am. Oakwood Cemetery, Troy. Troy YMCA: 518-272-5900.

26 Brookhaven Oktoberfest 5K Trail Run. 10am. Brookhaven Golf Course, Porters Corners. Chris Yarsevich: 518-893-7605.

26 26th Goblin Gallop 5K & Halloween Hop Kids Run. 9am. 1K Kids Run: 10am. Abraham Wing School, Glens Falls. Lee Pollock: 518-798-4066. 

26 Tina’s 5K Run/Walk. 9am. Pleasantville HS, Pleasantville.

26 Night Out for You Harvest Hustle 5K. 9:30am. Stadium, Hudson Valley Community College, Troy. 

26 10th UlsterCorps Zombie Escape 5K. 11am. UlsterCorps, Williams Lake, Kingston. 845-481-0331. 

26 Leah’s Spooktacular 5K and Kids 1K. 5K: 9:30am. Dutchess Rail Trail, Van Wyck Trailhead, Wappingers Falls.

27 USATF Adirondack’s Saratoga Cross Country Classic. 5K XC Classic: 10am. New 8K Open & USATF Grand Prix Race: 11am. Kids’ 2K & 3K Developmental XC Runs: 9am. Saratoga Spa State Park, Saratoga Springs. &

27 15th Hairy Gorilla Half Marathon & Squirrelly Six Mile Trail Runs. 9:30am. Half-Mile Kids’ Race (12-under): 9am. Thacher State Park, Voorheesville. 518-320-8648. Save $5 w/code: 19ADKSP10.

27 Rensselaer Runs United 5K. 10am. North Greenbush. Karen Moraski: 518-276-4305.


2 8th Saratoga County Revolutionary Run for Veterans 5K. 10am. Run/walk on historic Champlain Canal & Towpath. Part of USATF Adk GP Series. Free Kids’ Fun Nature Run. Fort Hardy Park, Schuylerville. 518-884-4115.

2 Halloween 5K Fun Run/Walk. 11am. Dorm Quad, Vassar College.

3 “Fall Back 5” 5-Mile Trail Race. 10am. Saratoga Spa State Park, Saratoga Springs. 518-812-9668.

3 Mike Nolan 5K Run/Walk. 9:30am. In memory of coach/teacher Mike Nolan. Kids’ run/obstacle course: 9am. South Glens Falls High School, South Glens Falls. Jody Sheldon: 518-744-3717.

3 The Burn Run 5K & 10K. 8am. East Syracuse Fire Station, East Syracuse. 315-447-2812.

3 TCS NYC Marathon. 26.2M. Staten Island to Central Park, New York.

9 5th Strides Against Sarcoma. 3.5M trail race for runners/walkers. 10am. Rush Pond Trail to Queensbury School, Queensbury. Bob/Heidi Underwood: 518-656-3127.

10 MVP Health Care Stockade-athon 15K. 8:30am. Kids’ 0.5M Run: 10:45am. Veterans Park to City Hall, Schenectady.

11 12th Shenendehowa Veterans Day Dash 5K Run/Walk. 10am. Kids’ 0.5M & 1M Runs: 9am. Shenendehowa High School Track, Clifton Park. &

11 14th Valatie Veterans 5K. 10am. Glynn Square, Valatie. Jon Meredith: 518-728-1451.

12 Josh Feldt After the Leaves Half Marathon. 13.1M. Spring Farm Trailhead, Mohonk Preserve, High Falls. 

16 Frostbite 5K Run/Walk. Mayfield High School, Mayfield.

17 NYC 60K Run. 8am. Central Park, New York.

17 Fred Lebow Cross Country Championships 5K. 9am. Van Cortlandt Park, New York.

23 22nd Hobble Gobble Prediction Walk/Run. 11am. West Potsdam Bingo Hall, Potsdam.

23 Girls on the Run 5K Run/Walk. 10am. Under 16, adults & teams welcome. New location! Jennings Landing (Corning Preserve), Albany.

23 Saratoga Stryders: Turkey Raffle Run. Saratoga Spa State Park, Saratoga Springs.

23 Rogers Rangers Ramble Run. 3.3 XC run. 10:30am. Bicentennial Park, Ticonderoga.

24 Turkey Raffle 1-Hour Run. 10am. Tawasentha Park, Guilderland.

28 72nd Troy Turkey Trot. 10K Road Race: 8am. Grade School Mile: 9:30am. Turkey Walk One-Mile: 9:35am. 5K Road Race: 10am. Troy Atrium, Troy.

28 38th Cardiac Classic 5K Road Race. 9am. 2M Wellness Walk: 8am. One-Mile Duck Pond Fun Run: 10am. Central Park, Schenectady.

28 18th Christopher Dailey Turkey Trot. 5K Run/Walk: 8:30am. Saratoga Hilton, Saratoga Springs. 518-581-1328.

28 10th OurTowne Turkey Trot 5K Fun Run/Walk. Bethlehem Middle School, Delmar. 518-598-3434.

28 8th St George’s Turkey Trot 5K Family Run/Walk. 8am. Kids’ Fun Run: 9:05am. St. George’s School & Episcopal Church, Clifton Park.

28 Cohoes Turkey Trot 3.5M Run/Walk. 9am. City Hall, Cohoes. 518-233-2121.

28 James Hinchliffe 5K Run/Walk for ALS. 8:30am. Glens Falls Civic Center, Glens Falls.

28 5th Amsterdam Thanks4giving 5K & 1.5K Walk. 9am. Shuttleworth Park, Amsterdam.

28 24th BKVR Running of the Turkeys. 5K run/walk & kids’ fun run: 9am. Fisher Elementary School, Arlington, VT.

28 Adirondack Health Turkey Trot 5K. 8:30am. Olympic Speedskating Oval, Lake Placid. 518-897-2271.

28 Heuvelton Gobbler Gallop 5K. 9:15am. Heuvelton Volunteer Fire Dept., Heuvelton.

28 Thanksgiving Day “Run for the Hall” 3.5M/6M Runs. 8:30am. Sports Hall of Fame, Erie Canal Village, Rome.

28 7th Kingston Turkey Trot 5K. 9am. Dietz Stadium, Kingston.

28 New Paltz Turkey Trot 5K. 8:11am. Water Street Market, New Paltz. 845-255-8801.

28 Watertown Family YMCA Turkey Day Run 5K & 2.2M. 9am. Watertown.

28 9th Blue Mountain Turkey Trot 5K Fun Run. 9am. Grant Morse School, Saugerties. 845-246-0008.

28 St Edward School Thanksgiving 5K Run/Walk. 9am. St. Stephen-St. Edward School, Warwick.

28 Canajoharie Turkey Trot. Canajoharie High School, Canajoharie.

28 Little Falls Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk. 8:30am. YMCA, Little Falls.

28 43nd Turkey Trot 5K. 10am. Kids’ Run Fun: 9:45am. Gutterson Field House, UVM, Burlington, VT.


1 4-Mile Reindeer Run & Junior Reindeer Run. 4M: 9:35am. 1M Kids’ Fun Run: 9:10am. SUNY Adirondack, Queensbury. &

7 Ugly Sweater Run. 9am. Fulton Montgomery Community College, Johnstown. Paul Meher: 518-736-8188.

7 40th Pete Sanfilippo Holiday Run. 5M: 10am. 1M Kids’ Fun Run: 9:30am. Knights of Columbus, Wappinger Falls.

8 Santa Sprint 5K. Fit Body Boot Camp, New Windsor. 

8 HMRRC Doug Bowden Winter Series #1. 3M & 15K. 10am. University at Albany, Albany.

15 Gore Ski Bowl 5K Snowshoe Race. 2pm. Gore Ski Bowl, North Creek. Info: Register:

31 Saratoga Arts’ First Night 5K. 5:30pm. Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs.