Monthly Archives: June 2015

Summer Solstice Run Results & NP XC Summer Series

Hi Everyone!

Hope you had a great time yesterday evening at the Shawangunk Runners Summer Solstice Run. I don’t think we could have asked for better weather and it showed with the amount of participants. Thank you all for coming out and being part of our race.

Results are available here -> Results

The NP XC Summer Series is coming up. First race is Monday July 6th at Undercliff / Overcliff in Mohonk Preserve. You get 4 great races for 1 low low price.
Please pre-register here –

Summer Solstice Run this Wednesday (6/24)

We are 2 days away from the Summer Solstice Run. Weather still looks to be beautiful for Wednesday evening.

Online registration is still open until Noon EST on Tuesday 6/23 at
Day of registration will be available but I would really appreciate it if you can sign up online to save me some stress day of.

Please remember that Minnewaska charges $10 per car for entry to the park. Please carpool to save money and parking spots. Empire Passport is also excepted if you have that.

Everyone needs to be out of the park before 9 per the park. Early start / self timing is available. If you plan to do this please let Steve Schallenkamp and Christopher Regan know beforehand.

Looking forward to seeing everyone Wenesday evening!

New Paltz Summer Cross Country Series

We’re just about a month out from the start of the New Paltz Summer Cross Country Series. This is a set of 4 races run in the beautiful Shawangunks (Mohonk Preserve & Minnewaska State Park) followed by a Fun Run & Awards on the 5th night.

Monday, July 6: Mohonk Preserve “Undercliff/Overcliff”: 4.7 miles; start at metal bridge-parking at West Trapps Trailhead/Mohonk Preserve, Rte 44/55- directions available at
Monday, July 13: Mohonk Preserve “Lou’s Run”; 4 plus miles on single track and carriage paths, fast finish; parking at Spring Farm Trailhead/Mohonk Preserve, directions available at
Monday, July 20: Entry to Park is $10.00. Minnewaska State Park Preserve “Patterson’s Pellet”; 3 miles; start at lake, out/back on Millbrook Trail.
Monday, July 27: Entry to Park is $10.00. Minnewaska State Park Preserve “Blueberry Run” ; 4 plus miles; start at lake and over old golf course.
Monday, August 3: Awards and Fun Run, New Paltz Rail Trail. Park at Old Dutch Reformed Church, Huguenot Street, New Paltz, NY

FEES FOR SERIES: family $30.00, individual adult $20.00; child/high school/college runners $10.00.* FEES PER NIGHT: adult $10.00; kids $5.00.*
* No fee for Shawangunk Runners Members (I emailed you a code to use for signup online. If you didn’t get it please email me at

Mail: shxc2015

QUESTIONS: Beth (days): 212-434-2717 or 917-690-5250 (eves).

AWARDS: Top age group finishers in each race will score 6 points; points will be awarded in descending order (5,4,3,2); all finishers will score at least 1 point each race. Highest totals win at end of series. All finishers scoring at least 4 points will receive handmade ceramic awards