It's the 8th Annual New Paltz Challenge, it'll be held on Father's Day, Sunday, June 18, 2017.

This great event is put on by the folks over at The New Paltz Regional Chamber of Commerce and will give all participants the option to choose their challenge!

You can choose from a Half-Marathon, Family 5K, and/or kid's 1-mile run.

The half-marathon features an out-and-back course along the scenic Wallkill Valley Rail Trail, and offers runners a bucolic New Paltz landscape with sweeping views of the Shawangunk Ridge, the Wallkill River, and Historic Huguenot Street, a National Historic Landmark District.

The 5k runs along Historic Huguenot Street and the Walkill Valley Rail Trail.

There will also be a half-marathon and a 1 mile kids race where kids ages 5-13 can participate in a fun 1 mile out and back run on the rail trail.

The races will start at random times with the earliest starting at 7 am. All races will begin at the Gilded Otter parking lot in downtown New Paltz along the Walkill River and there will be same day registration available.

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