Striders calendar for this year's date and
specifics, race entry.
April 2, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. Emma Chase School in Wurtsboro
Online registration at ZippyReg.com
mile running race organized
by the Sullivan Striders since 2005.
Great event for marathon
In 2016, we are proud to have the Wurtsboro 30K
included as part of the Long Path Race Series, which
celebrates New York State’s famous 357-mile hiking
path through a year-long endurance competition.
For more info on the Long Path Races, and to register
to participate in the 2016 series, click here.
start in Wurtsboro, go up Wurtsboro Mtn Rd. (Old Rt
17) west, go L onto K-Line Bridge Rd, over Rt 17
(pass exit 112), go R up Mt Prosper Rd, L onto
Yankee Lake Rd at top of hill, L onto Pine Kill Rd,
R onto Rt 209, L onto Sullivan Co Rt 163 (becomes
Orange Co Rt 61), L onto Indian Orchard Rd (becomes
South Rd) follow to finish at Emma Chase School in
parking close to finish line at Emma Chase School. From
finish line in front of school, it's only 120 meters to
start on Pennsylvania Avenue (AKA South Rd).
Race day registration, check-in and awards,
race bib and t-shirt pick-up:
Emma Chase School, Wurtsboro, NY. Check-in, registration,
parking and awards are centrally located here. Bathroom
facilities are located inside the school (two male and two
30km road race originally designed and organized
from 2002-2004 by USATF Certified Coach Brian
Cavanagh. Organized by Sullivan Striders from 2005 on.
Relay option added in 2005 by Sullivan Striders
officers. Special thanks to Myriam Loor for organizing
this for several years, especially since this comes
only two weeks after another big race
she directs, the Celebrate
Life Half Marathon.
Brian founded the 100km
Catskill Mountain Road Relay, a five and ten
person team relay (with 10k legs) which has been held
annually since 1992 and became a solo ultramarathon as
well as a relay under Todd Jennings' & Ken
Posner's guidance in 2014. Brian
contributed thousands of hours to organizing the 30k
& 100k and to efforts involving the Orange Runners
Club and Sullivan Striders between the years 1989-2015.
A former 2:48 marathoner (1:56:20 for the
Bankathon/Chopathon 30km, equivalent to about a 2:06 for
the WM30K), he saw the need for an accurate 30k in the
region to give runners a goal to help them develop
long-run fitness for a spring marathon. Extensive
preparation was the key to well-planned events. He hopes
others will put in the time to promote running via these