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Hambletonian® Marathon

Half Marathon & Good Time Trotters Relay

Date & Time: October 2, 2016, 8am Start time
Location: Village of Goshen, Orange County NY
Venue: Start – “Lawyers Row,” near the intersection of Park Place & Main Street, Goshen NY; Finish – Goshen Historic Track, 44 Park Place, Goshen NY
Course: Figure 8 course heading west toward Middletown for the first loop before returning to Goshen at approximately mile 11.5 (also the first relay leg), then heading east toward Chester for the second loop (2nd relay leg ends at the Chester Depot at the Heritage Trail entrance and is 9.8 miles long) and finishing back in Goshen (the last 4.9 miles (also the last leg of the relay) is on the Heritage Trail from Chester to Goshen and continues through some of the streets in Goshen to the finish line on horse track and is flat and fast). Both loops finish on different sections of the Heritage Trail, with the finish line located on the actual Historic Track surface. Runs through beautiful Orange County roads and farm lands during the height of the Hudson Valley’s autumn foliage season.  The half marathon course is the first loop plus an additional 1.6 miles.
Training Runs: Training runs are held periodically on the roads of the course.  Check here for the announcement for the upcoming weekend (training run updates will be posted on the Thursday before the upcoming weekend).

Beneficiaries: The Food Bank of The Hudson Valley, the Orange County Citizens Foundation initiative for the Heritage Trail and the Eva Fini Fund (Research for Rett Syndrome)


On line registration is now open!  Click here:
Features: Full 26.2 mile marathon and three-person relay using the same course. Relay distances will be 11.5 miles, 9.8 miles, and 4.9 miles (last leg is flat and fast). Finish line festival at the Historic Track.  Tech shirt to all participants. Finisher medals to full and half marathon finishers. Awards for overall winners in the individual full and half marathon, relay, and age groups. USATF Certified Course (full marathon). Well marked, well supported course including water & sports drink every 2 miles (minimum) and junk food / gel stop(s). Live music on the course. Disposable chip timing.
Website: www.hambletonianmarathon.com
Contact: Kathleen Rifkin, Race Director at (845) 527-3825 or info@hambletonianmarathon.com for more information
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