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Happy Holidays!


happyholidaysThe Shawangunk Runners want to wish you very Happy Holiday’s and a new year filled with lots of happiness and running.

Indoor Track Update
Track workouts will start again on Friday 1/9/15. Warm-up starts at 5:30 with faster running starting at 6.
Contact: Beth

Club Meeting
There will be a club meeting following the track workout on Friday 1/16/15 at SUNY New Paltz
Investigate becoming a Road Runners Club of America Club allowing us to be a not-for-profit organization.
Planning of events/workouts for the year
Update on race timing equipment
Note: We usually order pizza for the meeting
Information; Steve or Beth


Course Preview: After The Leaves Have Fallen by Greg Cecere

Creg Cecere of Momentum Physical Therapy of New Paltz has written a nice little article previewing the upcoming After The Leaves Have Fallen Half Marathon.

Take a look and get a preview of what you have in store for Sunday.

Registrants will be receiving an email with final details later in the week.

2014 New Paltz Summer XC Series Finale

MugsLast night saw the conclusion of the 2014 Summer Cross Country Series. Another wonderful night for everyone to go out and run the distance of their choice without that pesky clock or others to race against. Even I, the timer, got to leave the computer in the car and go for a nice 8 mile run. We had beautiful mugs for awards this year designed and hand crafted by Solveig Comer of Most Precious Pottery.

I’d like to thank all the amazing volunteers, without them we wouldn’t be able to attend to all you racers. A special thanks goes out to Beth Glace, Steve Schallenkamp, Christine Kelton & Mendy Taylor who were the race directors for the 4 races. It takes a lot of time and effort to put those races on and I’m thankful we have such a wonderful group of leaders.

I’d also like to thank Charlotte Kopp for taking pictures at the races. She recently posted up her pictures from last weeks Blueberry Run – Photos

High Points
Here’s a link to a few pictures I took at the Fun Run last night – Photos

Finally I’d like to put a plug in for the Rock and Snow “Bridge 2 Bridge” Run that is coming up on Saturday August 9th, 2014.  It’s a benefit run for the Mohonk Preserve. There is no day of registration so make sure you sign up early.

After The Leaves will be coming up in November and is the last of the Shawangunk Runners races for the year. Keep an eye out for a post on that.

Thanks again!


New Paltz Summer XC Series Week 3 Results & Lou’s Run Pictures

While initially I was concerned about the heat, it turned out to be a great temperature up at Minnewaska with some cloud cover and a few spritzes of rain. Thanks to all the wonderful volunteers as well as the runners. Next week is the Blueberry Run also at Minnewaska…we won’t fault you for stopping for a snack along the run. Maybe come up early and pick some before the run.

Great pictures from Lou’s Run last week from Charlotte Kopp. If you see her at a race please thank her for taking awesome pictures and making them available to you all. Not only does she take time to take these pictures she’s a wonderful person as well.
Charlotte Kopp – Lou’s Run

Results are up for the Kids & Adult races for Patterson’s Pellet
Kids Mile
Kids Half Mile

Adult Standings are updated to include Week 3

I’ll have the results printed out and at the main table next week if you’d like to peruse them. See you next week!