6:55am: Half & Full Marathon Wheel Races
7:00am: Half & Full Marathon Waves Begin
The William R. Steinhaus Dutchess Rail Trail will be closed on race day from 6:30am - 2pm. No pedestrians will be allowed on the rail trail until after the race has concluded and The Walkway Over the Hudson State Park will also be closed on race day from 6am - 9:45am. No pedestrians will be allowed on the Walkway until after 9:45am.
Bib/shirt pick-up and in-person registration will take place from Monday 9/7 through Saturday 9/12 at Fleet Feet Poughkeepsie, Shoppes at South Hills, 1895 South Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601. Bib pickup hours are Mon-Fri 10am-7pm & Sat 10am-6pm.
All bibs for all races (including the kid’s run) will be available for pickup at Fleet Feet during the designated pick-up times and you can pickup for a friend or family member without having to call the store first. Race confirmations are not necessary, Fleet Feet will have the list of all registered runners. You can register for any of the races online and then visit Fleet Feet immediately after and they will be able to assign you a bib. They can also help with race swaps (i.e. switching from the half marathon to the 5K) and in-person registration.
Race day bib/shirt pick-up will take place at Dutchess Community College on Sun 9/13 starting at 6:30am. All bibs must be picked up at least 15 minutes before your race start time.
Your t-shirt size is printed on your bib label. This is the size you will be given when you pick up your bib. If you want to exchange your shirt for a different siz, we kindly ask that you can check back on race day AFTER the race. We will accommodate the best we can for those that want to change.
RACE DAY PARKING
Parking will be available in the north side of the E lot as well as in the D lot at Dutchess Community College off of Cottage Road. Click here for a parking map.
All will enter the runner parking area at the north end of Lot E. via Cottage Road or Pendell Road. Carpooling is strongly encouraged.
Since parking is in the same location as the start/finish, bag drop off/pick up services will not be available. We ask that you keep all valuables in your car or on you during the event.
No backpacks, coolers or large bags will be allowed inside Start/ Finish/ Refreshment areas at the South end of the E lot. We suggest carrying some cash or credit on you so that you can patronize our after party vendors.
All bags and containers are subject to search.
Each event has a different bib range and color of bib. This is so that we can keep track of where runners are throughout the day and assist with finish order. Please make sure your bib is on the outer most layer of clothing and on the front of your torso so that the number can be read easily.
IMPORTANT: If you are part of a group or family running together please make sure your bib name and label is correct to the person who is wearing the number.
Wear your bibs your your front and ensure it is clearly visible. See image below for other hints that will help you get an accurate time.
Copies of course maps will be available in the packet pickup tent as well.
All of the water stations are staffed by volunteers and/or cross country teams. Please thank them while out on the course!
For the marathon/half marathon water and NUUN stations will be located at the following locations along the course:
Walkway East Parking area
Morgan Lake Trailhead
Gold’s Gym Trailhead
Van Wyck Trailhead
Porto-potties will be located in the Lot E on the Eastern side of the lot as well as at each water stop.
There are no pets allowed on the course during the event.
Vendors will be located in the South East corner of the Lot E. Vendors to be announced.
Post race refreshments will be located in the South end of the Lot E just south of the finish line.
RESULTS & AWARDS
Awards will be distributed as soon as possible after each race
Results will be posted as soon as possible, in batches, as runners are finishing.
Results will also be published in the Poughkeepsie Journal on Monday.
RACE DAY CANCELLATION POLICY
In the unfortunate event that the race needs to be cancelled, please click here for our policy.
If we need to cancel, it would only be to ensure the safety of runners and volunteers.