2020 New Paltz Challenge
Virtual Race Series
Join us for a six week virtual race series consisting of five separate events!
Each race has a photo challenge incorporated for you to share your favorite race locations! You can sign up for one, a few or all five. For those who complete all 5 virtual races and upload your results, you will receive commemorative patch to showcase your accomplishments. You have 6 weeks to complete all 5 race challenges.
EVENT 1 : THE WINERY, BREWERY, DISTILLERY 5K
Take a picture of your favorite winery, brewery, or distillery along your run and send it in to our photo competition!
EVENT 2 : THE WILDLIFE 10K
Take a picture of our amazing wildlife along your run and send it in to our photo competition!
EVENT 3 : THE FARM OR BARN 15K
Take a picture of a picturesque farm or a barn along your run and send it in to our photo competition!
EVENT 4 : THE SCENIC HALF MARATHON
Take a picture of some eye catching scenery along your run and send it in to our photo competition!
EVENT 5 : CLIMB TO THE TOP RACE
Take a picture from the highest point, lookout or scenic vista along your run and send it in to our photo competition - the sky's the limit!
18 prizes will be awarded in early November at the completion of the entire series - A winner in each category will receive a $200 gift card from our race sponsor Majestic's Hardware and Paint in Gardiner NY.
Each runner has the chance to win by completing one or more of the following tasks :
- Highest number of race referrals - share your referral code with friends and family to be our top race supporter!
- Highest cumulative elevation gain over all 5 races
- Lowest cumulative elevation gain over all 5 races
- 5k Photo challenge - creative snapshot in front of a winery, brewery, or distillery
- 10k photo challenge - best wildlife photo
- 15k photo challenge - best photo featuring your favorite farm or barn
- Half marathon photo challenge - best landscape or scenic photo
- Climb to the Top Elevation photo challenge - best photo from a lookout or scenic vista
- Best 5 Race Picture Album for all 5 races
- 9 Mystery Prizes to be announced by completing all 5 races in the series
NOTE: All pictures submitted should be taken during your respective run.
Special thanks to our Event Sponsor - Majestic's Hardware and Paint