Walkway One Mile
September 5 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Runners, joggers, walkers, and all with an interest in health and wellness are invited to take part in the first-ever Walkway One Mile on Saturday, September 5. This morning series of ten professionally timed one-mile races all takes place 212 feet above the Hudson River on Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park. Participants will enjoy fun races of varying competitive intensity and sweeping, panoramic views not available anywhere else in the world. Registrants will receive a commemorative gift and unique prizes will be available.
Walkway One Mile is planned in conjunction with Fleet Feet Poughkeepsie. Prize money is available for the top three male and female finishers in the Friendly Auto Group Elite Mile. Children age 13 and under and welcome to participate in the Youth Rally or Family Fun Run free of charge thanks to the Mid-Hudson Road Runners Club.
For complete information and to register, visit walkway.org/onemile.
All proceeds from Walkway One Mile support the Friends of the Walkway Over the Hudson and its mission to bring programs and amenities including an electric tram to the park, undertake capital projects like installing lighting on the bridge, and provide a friendly and welcoming experience for more than 600,000 annual visitors.