Shawangunk Ridge Trail Run

Rosendale , New York
70M, 50M, 30M, 13M

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Shawangunk Ridge Trail Run
Race Distances

70M

September 15th 06:30 PM 10,100 Ft. Elevation Gain

50M

September 16th 06:00 AM 8,575 Ft. Elevation Gain

30M

September 16th 09:00 AM 4,400 Ft. Elevation Gain

13M

September 16th 10:30 AM 2,100 Ft. Elevation Gain

The Shawangunk Ridge Trail (SRT) is a 70-mile hiking trail that traverses the entire length of the Shawangunk ridgeline, from High Point State Park in New Jersey, where the SRT intersects the Appalachian Trail, all the way to the town of Rosendale, New York, where the trail ends just beyond a restored railroad trestle high above the Rondout Creek. Along the way, the SRT passes through rolling hills covered in hardwood forests, Southern New York’s largest wetlands, rare dwarf pine barrens, sky lakes, waterfalls, and the distinctive white quartzite conglomerate cliffs of the Shawangunk mountains, which were uplifted almost three hundred million years ago. From vantage points in these mountains, some 2,000 feet above the Hudson Valley, you’ll experience views that cover five states and reach more than 100 miles on a clear day. Because of its scenic beauty and rare ecosystems, the Nature Conservancy has identified this ridgeline as “one of Earth’s last great places.”

We created this event to celebrate the preservation of the Shawangunk Mountains, or the “Gunks” as they are also called, and to encourage people to come out and experience the beauty of this unique ridgeline.

- Magical trail across rugged mountainous terrain, rare environment, spectacular views

- Point to point traverse

- Adventurous "minimalist" unsupported format

- Generous cut-offs for runners and fit hikers

- Festive finish line with food, drink, special SRT t-shirts, finishers medals, ceremonial tomahawk awards

Map Info

Co-ordinates: 41.844939, -74.082140
Marker: 70M


Co-ordinates: 41.848338, -74.088190
Marker: 50M


Co-ordinates: 41.848338, -74.088190
Marker: 30M


Co-ordinates: 41.848338, -74.088190
Marker: 13M


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