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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

November 2018 to January 2019*

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9-10     Warren Miller’s “Face of Winter” Ski Movie. 7pm. Palace Theater, Albany. Schenectady Winter Club.

9-11     Used Equipment Sale. Willard, Greenwich. 518-692-7337.

9-11     Ski Swap. West, Queensbury. 518-636-3699.

15-25   Annual Sale. Alpine Sport Shop, Saratoga Springs. 518-584-6290.

23-25   Killington Cup. FIS Race. Killington Resort, Killington, VT.


6          Warren Miller’s “Face of Winter” Ski Movie. 7pm. Strand Center for the Arts, Plattsburgh. 518-563-7245.

9-15     Passholder Appreciation Week. Gore, North Creek. 518-251-2411.

14-16   Alpine Touring & Telemark Demo Weekend. Fri, 4-7pm: HPC Open House. Sat, 9am-3pm: Free demo gear rentals at HPC. Sat, 4-6pm: HPC Open House. Sun, 9am-4pm: Free demos & ski clinics at Whiteface. High Peaks Cyclery, Lake Placid. 518-523-3764.

15        Warren Miller’s “Face of Winter” Ski Movie. 7pm. Center for the Arts, Lake Placid.

26-28   Christmas Holiday Camp. Ages: 4-12. Gore, North Creek. 518-251-2411.


5          NE Rando/SkiMo Series Race: The Magic. 9:30am. Magic, Londonderry, VT.

7-13     Take Your Kids to Gore Week. Gore, North Creek. 518-251-2411.

15        Fire on the Mountain. 7pm-12am. West, Queensbury.

19        NE Rando/SkiMo Series Race: The Beast. 9:30am. Berkshire East, Charlemont, MA.

19-20   MLK Kids Ski Camp. Gore, North Creek. 518-251-2411.

26-27   Alpine Skiing & Boarding Clinics. 8:30am. Gore, North Creek. 518-251-2411.


8          “Chicks on Sticks” Benefit Ski Bus Trip. 7:15am. Bromley, Peru, VT. Alpine Sport Shop, Saratoga Springs. 518-584-6290.



Tu/Th Spinning Class. 6pm. Tomhannock Bicycles, Pittstown. 518-663-0083.

Sa/Su Spinning Class. Sat: 8am. Sun: 9am. Tomhannock Bicycles, Pittstown. 518-663-0083.


10-11   Northampton International Cyclocross. Look Park, Northampton, MA.

11        Rivers & Lakes Century. 104/81M. 8am. Schuylerville. 518-583-3708.

15        R-Cubed Composite Team: 2019 NICA NY Mtn Biking Season Meeting. 6pm. New/returning riders/parents welcome. Bountiful Bread, Albany. Rich Tortorici:

16-18   UCI Rockland County Supercross Cup Weekend. Rockland Community College, Suffern.

17        1st MHCC “Gravel Gobbler” Gravel Grinder & Road Rides. Gravel: 22 & 38M. Road: 31M. 1pm. Post-ride craft beer & gourmet food. Benefits Regional Food Bank of NENY. S&S Farm Brewery, Nassau.

17        12th Cranksgiving Race/Ride. 7pm. To benefit South End Café. Washington Park, Albany. Details: or

17        Something Wicked: Six Hours of Cathedral Pines Endurance Race. 9am. Cathedral Pines Co Park, Middle Island.


1-2       UCI NBX Grand Prix of Cyclocross. Goddard SP, Warwick, RI.

9          Last Century Bike Ride. 100M & 50M. 8am. Schuylerville. 518-583-3708.

15        Grey Ghost 6th Anniversary Party & Janey’s Ride Fundraiser. 5-10pm. Grey Ghost Bicycles, Glens Falls.


12        1st Gurney Lane Fat Bike & Snowshoe Races. 10am: 5K snowshoe race. 1pm: 5M & 10M fat tire races. Demos available. Gurney Lane Recreation Area, Queensbury. Bob Underwood: 518-796-5908.

13        First Century Bike Ride. 100M. 8am. Schuylerville. 518-583-3708.

13        73rd Stowe Derby: Downhill XC Ski Race. New: Fatbike Race. Stowe, VT.


2          BonkWerx Fat Bike Race. 9am. Benefit for Clear Path for Veterans. Chittenango.



23-12/2            40th Thanksgiving 10-Day Ski & Snowshoe Sale. Cascade XC Ski Center, Lake Placid. 518-523-9605.

24-25   HURT Thanksgiving Junior Training Camp. Gore Ski Bowl, North Creek.


1-2       Ski Season Open House & Brewfest (12/1). Ski sale, season pass deals. Garnet Hill Lodge, North River. 518-251-2150.

7-9       Gore Nordic Skiing Fest. Fri, 5-8pm: Snowcross Ski Party. Sat, 9am: NYSSRA Classic 10K Race. Sun, 9am: 1.5K Sprint Race. All welcome. Gore Ski Bowl, North Creek.

8          Learn To Cross Country Ski Day. Gore Ski Bowl, North Creek. 518-251-2411.

8-9       Lapland Lake Open House. 9am-4:30pm. Sales, cookies, hot chocolate, hiking, season pass deals. Lapland Lake, Northville.

12        Lapland Ladies Love to Ski Clinic. 9:30am-2:30pm. Lapland Lake, Northville. 518-863-4974.

15        Orienteering Event. 10am-12pm. Lapland Lake, Northville.

15-16   Craftsbury Sprint Double-Header Ski Race. 1.5K. Craftsbury, Craftsbury Common, VT.

16        Glenville Hills Nordic Fun-Do! Maple Ski Ridge, Schenectady. 518-381-4700.

22        Osceola Christmas Pie XC Ski Race. 5K classic. 11am. Osceola Tug Hill, Camden. 315-939-2341.

22        Full Moon Ski Party. 8pm. Ski, bonfire, music. Cascade, Lake Placid. 518-523-1111.

29        Horse Drawn Sleigh Rides. Lapland Lake, Northville. 518-863-4974.

30        Old Forge Sprint XC Ski Race. McCauley, Old Forge.


3-8       2019 US Cross Country Ski Championships. Craftsbury, Craftsbury Common, VT.

5          Shenendehowa Classic XC Ski Race. 10K & 5K: 10am. All welcome. Saratoga Biathlon Club, Hadley. Eric Hamilton: 518-371-7548.

6          ADK Vauhti XC Skiathon Race. 10am. 5K classic, then 5K skate. Saratoga Biathlon Club, Hadley.

12        HURT Mega-Relay Ski Race. 6hrs: 10am. Teams of 3-8 skiers. Garnet Hill Lodge, North River. 518-893-7605.

13        73rd Stowe Derby: Downhill XC Ski Race. New: Fatbike Race. Stowe, VT.

19        Full Moon Ski Party. 8pm. Ski, bonfire, music. Cascade, Lake Placid. 518-523-1111.

19        Horse Drawn Sleigh Rides. Lapland Lake, Northville. 518-863-4974.

19        Moonlight Guided Evening Snowshoe Tour. 5:45-9pm. Lapland Lake, Northville. 518-863-4974.

19-20   Gore JNQ Ski Races. Sat: Classic. Sun: Skate (new). Gore Ski Bowl, North Creek.


1-3       38th Craftsbury Marathon Ski Festival. Sat: Classic. Sun: Freestyle. Craftsbury Outdoor Center, Craftsbury Common, VT.



Daily  Rock Your Fitness: Total Body Training. Six-week sessions: 10/22-12/1 & 12/3-1/12. M/W/F: 5:15am, 6:30am & 9:30am. Sat: 7:30am. Saratoga-Wilton Soccer, Malta. 518-522-9765.


8          Back in Balance: Holiday Open House. 11am-4pm. Back in Balance Therapeutic Massage, Halfmoon. 518-371-6332.

9          Girlnetic Grrlsplay Afrobeat Fit/Dance. The Hot Yoga Spot, Albany.


19        USA Powerlifting Northeast Ironbeast Winter Classic. 7am. ABC Sports & Fitness, Latham.



10        Orienteering Event. 11am-1pm. Dwaas Kill & Kinns Road Park, Clifton Park.

23        Full Moon Hike. 6pm. Moreau Lake SP, Gansevoort. 518-793-0511.


1-2       Wilderness First Aid. 8am. Wiezel Trails Cabin, Lake Placid. 518-523-3480. ADK:

8-12     Five-Day Wilderness First Aid Responder. 518-523-3480. ADK:

15        Winter 46 Workshop. 9am. ADK Education Yurt Village, Lake Placid. 518-523-3480. ADK:

15-16   Wilderness First Aid. 8am. Wiezel Trails Cabin, Lake Placid. 518-523-3480. ADK:


5          Map & Compass Fundamentals. 9am. ADK Education Yurt Village, Lake Placid. 518-523-3480. ADK:

12-13   Winter Survival 101. 9am. Backcountry preparedness, snowshoeing basics, avalanche awareness, more. Heart Lake Program Center, Lake Placid. 518-523-3480. ADK:

26        Winter 46 Workshop. 9am. ADK Education Yurt Village, Lake Placid. 518-523-3480. ADK:



Tu/Th Learn-To-Skate: Speedskating Training Sessions. Nov. 6, 8, 13, 15 & 27. 6-7pm. Ice Rink, Saratoga Springs. 518-951-0702.


4          Free Try-It Speedskating Sessions. Ice Rink, Saratoga Springs. 518-951-0702.

15-16   North American Challenge Speedskating Marathon. Olympic Speedskating Oval, Lake Placid.

18        Free Try-It Speedskating Sessions. Ice Rink, Saratoga Springs. 518-951-0702.


5-6       Irving Jaffee Championships. Olympic Speedskating Oval, Lake Placid.

15        Free Try-It Speedskating Sessions. Ice Rink, Saratoga Springs. 518-951-0702.



9          Greenbush YMCA Indoor Triathlon. 7-11am. 10min swim, 30min bike, 20min run. Greenbush YMCA, East Greenbush. 518-477-2570.



23-25   Adirondack Christmas on Main Street. Candy cane hunt, tree lighting, Santa’s Village, pet parade. Inlet. 315-357-5501.


7-9       Snodeo. Snowmobile show, Santa & Mrs. Claus, activities, raffles. Old Forge. 315-369-6983.

14-16   Viessmann World Cup Luge. Olympic Sliding Complex, Lake Placid.

29        Feeling Long Lakey Polar Plunge. 1pm. Town Beach, Long Lake. 518-624-3077.


6-11     8th International Children’s Winter Games. Invitational competition for ages 12-15. Lake Placid.

19        Winter Carnival. Cardboard box derby race, snowball golf, ladies frying pan toss. Mt. Sabattis Geiger Arena, Long Lake.

26        Winter Wonderland Family Open House. YMCA Camp Chingachgook, Kattskill Bay. 518-656-9462.


1-4       39th Empire State Winter Games. 30 winter sports & 2,000 athletes. Lake Placid.



1-12/15            Fall Sale. Placid Boatworks, Lake Placid. 518-524-2949.



10        Strides Against Sarcoma 3.5M Trail Run/Walk. 10am. Rush Pond Trail to Queensbury School, Queensbury. 518-656-3127.

10        13th Valatie Veterans 5K Run. 10am. Glynn Square, Valatie.

11        MVP Health Care Stockade-athon 15K. 8:30am. MVP Stockade Cup Relay (5K legs): business, vets/active & casual teams. Kids’ 0.5M run: 10:45am. Veterans Park, Schenectady.

11        1st New Paltz Challenge River-to-Ridge 5K. 9am. River to Ridge Trail, New Paltz.

11        Fall Harvest Races. 7.5M: 8:30am. 5K: 9am. Storm King Engine, Cornwall. 845-591-4558.

12        11th Shenendehowa Veterans Day Dash 5K Run/Walk. 10am. Kids’ Fun Run: 9am. Shenendehowa HS Track, Clifton Park.

14        FFRC Glow Run w/Nathan Reflective Wear. 3.5M: 6pm. Free demos. Fleet Feet, Albany. 518-459-3338.

16        Sisters Night. 5:30-7pm. Snacks, giveaways, sales benefit Wellspring of Saratoga. iRun Local, Saratoga Springs.

16-17   24-Hour Fight Against Hunger. 3pm-3pm. Run, prizes, happy hour, food. Food/monetary donations. Fleet Feet, Albany. 518-459-3338.

17        Girls on the Run 5K Run/Walk. 10am. New location! Mohawk Harbor, Schenectady.

17        Frostbite 5K Run/Walk. 10am. Mayfield HS, Mayfield.

17        Castle to the River Run. 50K/13.1M/5K/1M. Garrison.

17        Hobble Gobble Prediction Run/Walk. 11:15am. West Potsdam Bingo Hall, Potsdam.

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

18        Turkey Raffle Hour Run. 10am. Tawasentha Park, Guilderland.

18        After the Leaves Have Fallen Half Marathon. 11am. Mohonk Preserve, Marbletown.

18        Fred Lebow Cross Country Championships. 5K. 11am. Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx.

21        FFRC Cider Run/Walk w/Saucony & Cider Belly Donuts. 6pm. Nine Pin Cider Works, Albany. 518-459-3338.

22        71st Troy Turkey Trot. 10K: 8am. Grade School Mile: 9:30am. Turkey Walk 1M: 9:35am. 5K: 10am. Troy Atrium, Troy.

22        17th Christopher Dailey Turkey Trot. 5K Run/Walk: 8:30am. Saratoga Hilton, Saratoga Springs. 518-581-1328.

22        37th Cardiac Classic 5K Race. 9am. 2M Wellness Walk: 8am. Duck Pond 1M Fun Run: 10am. Central Park, Schenectady.

22        6th St George’s Turkey Trot. 5K Family Run/Walk: 8am. Kids’ Fun Run: 9:05am. St. George’s School & Church, Clifton Park.

22        9th Our Towne Turkey Trot 5K. 9am. Wed, 7pm: Fireworks. Bethlehem MS, Delmar. 518-598-3434.

22        23rd BKVR Running of the Turkeys. 5K Run/Walk: 9am. Kids’ 1K Fun Run: 8:40am. Fisher ES, Arlington, VT.

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

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

22        4th Amsterdam Thanks4giving 5K Run & 1.5K Walk. 9am. Shuttleworth Park, Amsterdam.

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

22        8th Blue Mountain Turkey Trot 5K Fun Run. 9am. Grant Morse School, Saugerties. 845-246-0008.

22        6th Kingston Turkey Trot 5K. 9am. Dietz Stadium, Kingston.

22        New Paltz Turkey Trot 5K. 8:11am. Water Street Market, New Paltz.

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

22        Watertown Family YMCA Turkey Day 5K Run. 9am. Plus, 2.2M Walk. Watertown.

22        Heuvelton Gobbler Gallop 5K. 9:15am. Heuvelton Volunteer FD, Heuvelton.

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

22        42nd Turkey Trot 5K. 10am. Kids’ Run Fun: 9:45am. UVM Gutterson Field House, Burlington, VT.

24        Run Off That Turkey Trot 5K & 2M Walk. 9am. Voorheesville HS, Voorheesville. 518-861-6350.

24        Rogers Rangers Ramble Run. 3.3M. 10:30am. Bicentennial Park, Ticonderoga.

24        Jingle Jog 5K & Shopper’s Stroll. 8am. Clinton.

24        8th Phoenicia Turkey Trot. 2.4M Run: 10am. Parish Hall, Phoenicia.


1          Jingle Bell 5K Run. 11am. Reindeer Dash: 10:45am. 1M Walk: 11:10am. Halfmoon Town Park, Halfmoon.

1          Pete Sanfilippo Holiday 5M Run. 10:15am. Plus, Kids’ 1M Race. Knights of Columbus, Wappingers Falls.

2          4M Reindeer Run & Jr Reindeer Run. 4M Road Race: 9:35am. 1M Kids’ Fun Run: 9:10am. SUNY Adirondack, Queensbury.

2          35th Reindeer Ramble 5K Race/Walk. 1pm. YMCA Kingston & Ulster, Kingston.

2          Utica Ugly Sweater 5K Run/Walk. 11am. Utica. 315-663-5539.

8          Albany Last Run 5K. 5pm. Empire State Plaza, Albany.

8          ARE Adventure Race. 4-8M. 10:15am. Dippikill Wilderness Retreat, Warrensburg.

8          Adirondack Health Jingle Bell Run. 8:30am. Mirror Lake Beach, Lake Placid.

8          Santa Sprint 5K Run. 9:30am. Plus, Jingle Jam Kids’ Run. Hudson Valley Fit Body, New Windsor. 845-787-2348.

8          Tinsel Trot 5K Run & Walk. 10am. Rock Hill.

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

12        Cider Run/Walk w/Nine Pin. 6pm. Nine Pin Cider Works, Albany. 518-459-3338.

15        Gore Mountain 5K Snowshoe Race. 2pm. Gore Ski Bowl, North Creek.

15        Holiday Classic 5K. 10am. Voorheesville HS, Voorheesville. 518-861-6350.

15        13th Santa Speedo Sprint. 10am. Lark Street, Albany.

31        21st Saratoga Arts First Night 5K. 5:30pm. Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs.

31        Midnight Run. 4M. 11:59pm. Central Park, New York.


1               HMRRC Winter Series #2: 43rd Hangover Half-Marathon & Bill Hogan 3.5M Run/Walk. 12pm. University at Albany, Albany.

1          Resolution 5K Run & 2.5M Walk. 11am. Kids’ Run: 11:30am. Bicentennial Park, Ticonderoga.

6          Komen Snowshoe for the Cure. 3K Race, 3K & 5K Walks & Kids’ Dash. 9am. Stratton, Stratton Mountain, VT.

12        33rd Winter Wimp 4.4M & 2.2M Road Race. 1pm. Hagaman Fire House, Hagaman. Rick Vertucci: 518-857-9025.

12        1st Gurney Lane Snowshoe & Fat Bike Races. 10am: 5K snowshoe race. 1pm: 5M & 10M fat tire races. Demos available. Gurney Lane Recreation Area, Queensbury. Bob Underwood: 518-796-5908.

13        Winter Magic 5K Snowshoe Race. Magic, Londonderry, VT.

13        HMRRC Winter Series #3: 3M, 10K, 25K. 10am. University at Albany, Albany.

19        Hoot Toot & Whistle 5K Snowshoe Race. 10:30am. Readsboro, VT.

20        Cock-A-Doodle-Shoe 5K & 10K Snowshoe Races. 10:30am. Kids’ 0.5M Snowshoe Scramble: 10am. New Land Trust, Saranac. 518-376-1809.

27        HMRRC Winter Series #4: 3M, 15K, 30K. 10am. University at Albany, Albany.  


2          Polar Cap 4M Run. 10am. Sacred Heart Parish, Lake George.