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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 2017*

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7          Adirondack Sports Expo & Mohawk Hudson River Marathon/Half Marathon Packet Pickup. 10am-5pm. 70 exhibitors. Summer & winter sports, health, fitness, travel. Albany Capital Center, Albany. 518-877-8788.

27        Warren Miller’s “Line of Descent” Ski & Snowboard Movie. 7pm. Great prizes. Benefits Saratoga HS Nordic Team & Double H Ranch adaptive winter program. Maple Ave Middle School, Saratoga Springs. Tix: Alpine Sport Shop, Saratoga Springs. 518-584-6290.


Ongoing           Line of Descent: 2017 Warren Miller Movie. 11/9-10: Palace Theater, Albany; 11/16: Stanley Theatre, Utica; 11/18: Lake Placid Center For the Arts, Lake Placid; 11/21: Landmark Theatre, Syracuse.

25-26   Women’s Alpine Skiing World Cup. Killington Resort, Killington, VT.

25-26   Snow Sports Instructor Training Course. PSIA/AASI. Gore Mountain, North Creek. Gail Setlock: 518-251-2411 x1043.


17        Winter Wild @ Magic Mountain. 2.5M ascent & descent. 7am. Londonderry, VT.


27-29   Christmas Holiday Camp. 8:30am-3:30pm. Mountain Adventure. Gore Mountain, North Creek. 518-251-2411.



7          8th Women Breast Cancer Awareness Ride. 11.6M or 25M. 10am. Pedals & Petals, Inlet.

28-29   Haunted Hundred Overnight Century. 100M. Schuylerville. John Ceceri: 518-583-3708.


11        Rivers & Lakes Century. 100M. Schuylerville. John Ceceri: 518-583-3708.


3          Last Century. 100M. Schuylerville. John Ceceri: 518-583-3708.



Sa-Su     High Peaks Mountain Bike Center. Open weekends through Oct. 9. Mt. Van Ho, Lake Placid. 518-523-3764.

Sat          Dirt Camps. Thru 10/7: 10am-4pm. Learn skills to really ride your bike. Includes Giant full suspension bike. Mt. Van Ho, Lake Placid. 518-523-3764.


1          Best Cyclist in the Universe Race. 5K enduro, 30K road race, 15K MTB. Solo/teams. Windham Mountain, Windham.

1          Cross Out Child Abuse Race. Scriba Park, Oswego.

7          Colombus Weekend Ride. 43M Paved or gravel options. 11am. The Hub. Brant Lake. 518-494-4822.

7-8       Uncle Sam Cyclocross GP Race. Prospect Park, Troy.

8          Ellicottville Fall Festival Mountain Bike Race. 5-15M. 10am. Holiday Valley Resort, Ellicottville.

8          Parma Cross. Parma. 585-546-4030.

14        CircumBurke Challenge MTB. Sherburne Lodge, East Burke, VT.

14        Finger Lakes CX. 9am. Everest Park, Auburn.

21        Erie 80K MTB. 25M/50M. 10am. Pike/Front Streets, Port Jervis.

21        Ossian Giant Gravel Grinder Fall Preview Ride. 17M/35M. 1pm. Swain.

21-22   Syracuse Grand Prix Power Cross. 9am. Long Branch Park, Liverpool.

28        Hub Halloween Party. 7pm. The Hub, Brant Lake. 518-494-4822.

28        Saratoga Spa CX. 9am. Columbia Pavilion, Saratoga Spa SP, Saratoga Springs.

29        Wicked Creepy Cyclocross Race. Willow Park, Bennington, VT.

29        Halloween CX. YMCA Camp Arrowhead, Pittsford. Park Ave Bike: 585-381-3080.


5          NYC Velo Fall Adventure Series: Brett’s Revenge. 70M. 9am. Woodstock. 212-253-7771.

18        Something Wicked Six Hours of Cathedral Pines. 9am. Cathedral Pines Park, Middle Island. 631-566-5045.

19        Bethlehem Cup Cyclocross. Elm Avenue Town Park, Bethlehem.

25        Placid Planet Cyclocross. Wadhams. Kevin Bouchard-Hall:



7          Adirondack Sports Expo & Mohawk Hudson River Marathon/Half Marathon Packet Pickup. 10am-5pm. 70 exhibitors. Summer & winter sports, health, fitness, travel. Albany Capital Center, Albany. 518-877-8788.


12        NYS Rollerski Championships. 5K/10K. 10:30am. Columbia Pavilion, Saratoga Spa SP, Saratoga Springs.



Mo-Sa            Rock Your Fitness: Total Body Training. Six-week sessions: 9/11-10/21, 10/23-12/2 & 12/4-1/20/18. M/W/F: 5:15am, 6:30am & 9:30am. Sat: 7:30am. Saratoga-Wilton Soccer Club, Malta. Becky Weyrauch: 518-522-9765.

DailyTrue North Yoga. True North Yoga, Schroon Lake. 518-810-7871. Schedule:


6-8       Adirondack Wellness Project Fall Retreat. Yoga, hiking, kayaking, healthy meals. Lapland Lake Vacation Center, Northville.



6          Dix & Hough Hike. 13.7M. ADK: 518-523-3441.

7          Seymour Mountain Hike. 14.4M. 7:30am. Coreys. ADK: 518-523-3441.

7          Return2Sender Climbing Movie. 7pm. Keene Arts Center, Keene. 518-576-2281.

7          Orienteering Meet. 10am-12pm. Switzkill Farm, Berne.

8          Street & Nye Hike. 9M. 8:30am. Adirondak Loj, Lake Placid. ADK: 518-523-3441.

9          Donaldson & Emmons Hike. 14.6M. 7:30 am. Coreys. ADK: 518-523-3441.

15        QLC Cider and Donut Hike. Leon M. Steves Big Bay Preserve, Queensbury.  518-792-3061.

22        Orienteering Meet. 11am-1pm. Thacher SP, Voorheesville.

28        Outdoor Leadership 101. 9am-4:30pm. Adirondak Loj Dining Room, Lake Placid. ADK: 518-523-3441.



8              6th Glens Falls Lions Club Duathlon. 5K run, 30K bike, 5K run. 9am. 1/2/3-person teams welcome. SUNY Adirondack, Glens Falls.

15        15th Mohawk Towpath Duathlon. 2M run, 17M bike, 2M run. 8:30am. Riverview Orchards, Rexford.

22        Central Park Duathlon. 2M run, 12M bike, 2M run. Boathouse, Central Park, New York.

14        11th Tully Triathlon. 5M paddle, 4.5M run, 7.5M bike. Tully Lake Campground, Royalston, MA.

15        Swim for the Ages Meet. 3pm. Glens Falls HS, Glens Falls. Steve Atkins: 518-477-0043.

29        45th Leatherstocking Masters Meet. 10am. Hartwick College, Oneonta. Steve Atkins: 518-477-0043.



6-7       Fall Festival. Hayrides, chairlift rides, music. West Mtn, Queensbury. Kailey Wolin: 518-636-3699.  

7-8       Harvest Fest. 10am-4pm. Food, music, gondola rides, trampoline, disc golf. Gore Mtn, North Creek. 518-251-2411.

7-8       Flaming Leaves Festival & US Ski Jump Champs. 10am-4pm. Food, music, games, vendors. Olympic Jumping Complex, Lake Placid.

14        50+ Living Expo. 12-4pm. Vendors, seminars, entertainment, wine/food tasting, raffles. Saratoga Springs City Center, Saratoga Springs.

14        Albany Light the Night. 5:30pm. Siena College, Loudonville. 518-438-3583.

21        Upper Hudson Valley Light the Night. 5:30pm. Walkway Over the Hudson, Poughkeepsie. 518-438-3583.

28        Fall Festival. YMCA Camp Chingachgook, Kattskill Bay. 518-656-9462.


4-5       Fall Work Weekend. YMCA Camp Chingachgook, Kattskill Bay. 518-656-9462.

18        Lake George Polar Plunge. Shepard’s Park Beach, Lake George. 518-388-0790.

23        Thanksgiving Feast. YMCA Camp Chingachgook, Kattskill Bay. 518-656-9462.



8          Mohawk Fall Classic Regatta. Collins Park, Scotia. Janette Schue: 518-926-0375.

13-15     Moose River Whitewater Festival. Mountainman Outdoors, Old Forge. 315-369-6672.

14        Women’s Sailing Day. YMCA Camp Chingachgook, Kattskill Bay. 518-656-9462.



DailyObstacle Course Training. All Welcome. Open: May-Nov. Sunny Hill Resort, Greenville. 518-634-7642.

DailyNark Run Coaching & Strength Training. Starting 10/4. Mat Nark: 518-470-8659.

We/Sa Fleet Feet Running Club. Wed: 6pm. Sat: 8am. Fleet Feet Sports, Albany & Malta. 518-459-3338.


2          The Runner’s Brain presentation by Dr. Jeff Brown. 7pm. Fleet Feet Sports, Albany. 518-459-3338.

7          11th Falling Leaves 5K & Kids Fun Run. 10am. Kelley Park, Ballston Spa. 518-885-6886.

7          23rd Burnt Hills Rotary Apple Run 5K Run. 9am. 1M Kids’ Run: 9:45am. O’Rourke MS, Burnt Hills. Paul Lewandowski: 518-399-2225.

7          Komen Race for the Cure. 5K Run/Walk & 2K Family Walk: 9:30am. Kids Dash: 8:45am. Save $5 w/ code: ADKMAG2017. Empire State Plaza, Albany. 518-250-5379.

7          GFD Fit for Duty 5K Run/Walk. 9:30am. Fire Department, Greenwich.

7          Zombie Run 5K. 10am. Great Escape, Queensbury.

7          Vintage Runs Half Marathon & 5K. 13.1M: 10am. 5K: 11:30am. Bethel Woods, Woodstock. 845-866-1345.   

7          Adirondack Sports Expo & Mohawk Hudson River Marathon/Half Marathon Packet Pickup. 10am-5pm. 70 exhibitors. Summer & winter sports, health, fitness, travel. Albany Capital Center, Albany. 518-877-8788.

8          Mohawk Hudson River Marathon & Hannaford Half Marathon. 8am. 26.2M: Central Park, Schenectady to Corning Preserve, Albany. Boston qualifier. 13.1M: Town Park, Colonie to Corning Preserve, Albany.

8          9th Race Away Stigma 5K Race & Fun Walk. 10am. Hudson Valley Community College Student Pavilion, Troy. Larry Ellis: 518-629-7175.

8         Trek For Hope 5K Run/Walk. 9:30am. Village Park, Granville. 1M Kids’ Run: 9am. 518-321-9640.

8          Blessed Sacrament School 5K Walk/Run. 2pm. The Crossings, Colonie. Mimi Baseel: 518-438-5854.

8          Burgoyne’s Bridge 5K. 11am. Hudson Crossing Park, Stillwater.

8          Staten Island Half Marathon. 13.1M. 8am. Staten Island, New York.

8          Cure for IBD 5K, Fun Run & Walk for Crohn’s & Colitis. Burlington, VT.

14        17th Great Pumpkin Challenge 5K, 10K, & 1M Fun Run. 9:30am. Saratoga Spa SP, Saratoga Springs. 518-587-0723.

14        Monster Scramble 5K/10K. 7:30am. 1M Family Run: 9am. Costumes, prizes. Liberty Ridge Farm, Schaghticoke. 518-464-0112.

14        Amy’s Adventure 8K Race for the Lake. Amy’s Park, Bolton Landing. Lake George Land Conservancy:

14        Project Zero Mizuno Wave Rider 21 Launch. Benefits Breast Cancer Research Foundation. 10am-6pm. Fleet Feet Albany & Malta.

14        4th St Catherine’s Running SCCCared Family 5K. 9:30am. The Crossings, Colonie. 518-453-6756.

14        Color Run/Walk. 9am. SUNY Adirondack, Queensbury.

15        Fall Foliage Half Marathon & 5K. 10:20am. Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck.

15        rUndead Treasure Hunt/Geocache. 2pm. Saratoga Spa SP, Saratoga Springs.

15           4th Veeder Tree Farm “Chopping Down Cancer” 5K Run/Walk. 10am. Bonfire, smores, music, Xmas tree discounts. Benefits Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. 1235 High Hill Rd, Earlton. Mike Veeder: 518-857-3948.

21        18th Great Sacandaga 10K Race. 10:30am. Sport Island Pub, Northville. Ann Kenyon: 775-1877.

21        United Way Octoberfest 5K Run/Walk. 9am. Riverlink Park, Amsterdam.

21        7th Oktoberfest Half Marathon, 10K, 5K & 40K Bike. Peru.

22        Wandering Witch Trail Races. 5K run/walk & 10K run. 9:30am. Christ the King Conference Center, Greenwich. Jen Kuzmich: 518-692-2801.

22        17th Ghostly Gallop 5K Run/Walk & 1M Walk. 11:30am. Hudson HS, Hudson.

22        Hot Iron Trail Half Marathon & 5K. 10am. 5K: 10:30am.  Tymore Park, Union Vales.

22        42nd Marine Corps Marathon. 26.2M & 10K. Arlington, VA/Washington DC.

28        Brookhaven Oktoberfest 5K Trail Run. 10am. Kids’ 1K Run: 11am. Brookhaven Golf Course, Porter Corners. 518-893-7605.

28        Trick or Trek 5K Run. 9am. Ages 14+. Oakwood Cemetery, Troy.

28        Goblin Gallop 5K & Halloween Hop. 9:30am. Abraham Wing School, Glens Falls.

28        Little Falls Walk 2K & Run 10K for Kidneys. 10am. Western Park, Little Falls.

28        Gory Daze 5K. Dothan Brook School, White River Junction, VT.

28        6th Mike Archer Memorial 5K Run/Walk. 10am. Memorial Park, Beacon.

29        Hairy Gorilla Half Marathon & Squirrelly Six Miler. 9:30am. Save $5 w/code: ADKZIPPY. Thacher State Park, Voorheesville.

29        Saratoga Cross Country Classic. 5K: 10am. 2K/3K Development Runs: 9am. Saratoga Spa State Park, Saratoga Springs. Craig Evans: 518-232-6554.


4          6th Revolutionary Run for Veterans 5K. 10am. Fort Hardy Park, Schuylerville. 518-884-4115.

4          Strides Against Sarcoma. 3.5M Trail Race. 10am. Rush Pond Trail to Queensbury School, Queensbury. 518-656-3127.

4          Dash to the Finish Line 5K & USATF 5K Championships. 8:30am. Central Park, New York City.

5          11th Fall Back 5 Trail Race. 5M. 10am. Admin Building, Saratoga Spa SP, Saratoga Springs.

5          New York City Marathon. 26.2M. Staten Island to Central Park, New York.

5          The Burn Run. 5K: 9am. 10K: 10am. Fire Department Station #2, East Syracuse.

10        10th Shenendehowa Veteran’s Day Dash 5K Run/Walk. 10am. Kids’ Fun Run: 9am. Shen HS Track, Clifton Park.

11        12th Valatie Veterans 5K. 10am. Glynn Square, Valatie.

12        MVP Health Care Stockade-athon 15K Road Race. 8:30am. New: Stockade Cup Relay for business/org teams w/three 5K legs. Kids’ 0.5M Run: 10:30am. Schenectady YMCA, Schenectady.

12        Syracuse Half Marathon. 13.1M. 7:45am. County Building, Syracuse.

15        47th Green Mountain Marathon & Half Marathon. 26.2M/13.1M. 8:30am. Folsom School, South Hero, VT.

17-18   5th Fleet Feet Sports 24-Hour Fight Against Hunger. Benefits Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York. Fleet Feet Sports, Albany.

18        Girls on the Run 5K. 10am. Corning Preserve Boat Launch, Albany.

18        Operation Santa Run 5K/10K. 10am. Hudson Falls MS, Hudson Falls.

18        Hobble Gobble Prediction Run/Walk. 4M/8M. 11:15am. Bingo Hall, West Potsdam. 315-265-5791.

18        NYC 60K Ultramarathon. 8am. Central Park, New York.

19        Turkey Raffle Run (1 Hour Run). 10am. Tawasentha Park, Guilderland.

23        70th Troy Turkey Trot. 10K: 8am. Walk: 9:35am. 5K: 10am. Troy Atrium, Troy.

23        16th Christopher Dailey Turkey Trot. 5K Run/Walk. 8:30am. Hilton, Saratoga Springs. 518-581-1328.

23        36th Cardiac Classic 5K. 9am. 2M Wellness Walk: 8am. Duck Pond 1M Fun Run: 10am. Central Park, Schenectady. 518-243-4600.

23        8th Our Towne Turkey Trot. 5K. Bethlehem MS, Delmar. John Guastella: 598-3434.

23        6th St George’s Turkey Trot. 5K Family Run/Walk. 8am. Kids’ Fun Run: 9:05am. St. George’s School & Episcopal Church, Clifton Park.

23        22nd Running of the Turkeys. 5K Run/Walk. 9am. 1K Kids’ Fun Run: 9:30am. Fisher ES, Arlington, VT.

23        53rd Cohoes Turkey Trot. 9am. City Hall, Cohoes. 233-2121.

23        7th James Hinchliffe 5K Run/Walk for ALS. 5K: 8:30am. Civic Center, Glens Falls.

23        Turkey Trot. 25K/5M/Kids 1M/2M run. Arlington HS, Poughkeepsie.

23        Turkey Day Run. 10am. Watertown Family YMCA, Watertown.

23        Thanks4giving Run 5K Run/Walk. 9am. Shuttleworth Park, Amsterdam.

23        WMAC Turkey Trot 5K. 9:30am. PNA Hall, Adams, MA. 413-344-3968.

23        Turkey Trot. 25K/5M/Kids’ 1M/2M run. Arlington HS, Poughkeepsie.

23        Peru Turkey Trot. 5K/10K: 9:15am. 1M: 8:45am. Peru Elementary, Peru.

23        41st Turkey Trot 5K. 11am. Kids Run: 10:45am. Gutterson Field House, UVM, Burlington, VT.

23        Heuvelton Gobbler Gallop. 5K. 9:45am. Fire Department, Heuvelton.

25        Ugly Sweater 5K. 12pm. Onondaga Lake Park, Liverpool.

26        Rogers Rangers Ramble Run. 10:30am. Bicentennial Park, Ticonderoga.

28        1st Hills Are Alive 5K XC. 1pm. Trapp Family Lodge, Stowe, VT.


2          Miles for Meals 5K. YMCA, Rome.

2          Knights of Columbus Holiday Run. 5M & 1M Kids Run. Knights of Columbus Hall, Wappinger Falls.

3          Doug Bowden Winter Series #1: 3M/15K. 10am. UAlbany, Albany.

3          Jingle Jog 7K. 10am: runners. 9:30am walkers. Middletown Elks Lodge, Middletown.

9          21st Albany Last Run 5K. 5pm. Empire State Plaza Concourse, Albany. 518-434-2032.

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

17        Capital Hills Golf Course 5K Snowshoe Race. Capital Hills Golf Course, Albany.  

31        New Year’s Eve Resolution Run. 5K Rail Trail Run. 5pm. 6:30pm: Fireworks. 365Fit, Delmar.

31        20th First Night Saratoga 5K. 5:30pm. Williamson Sports Center, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs. 518-584-4132.