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September 2018

Housatonic Heritage Walks Second Weekend

September 15 - September 16
Free

The Housatonic Heritage Walks series continues its second weekend, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 15- 16 with fourteen events involving towns stretching from Windsor, MA in Berkshire County down to Cornwall, CT in Litchfield County. Seventeen events were held last weekend, Sept. 8 - 9. The remaining events will be held on Sept. 22-23 and Sept. 29-30. All of the events, sponsored by the Upper Housatonic Heritage Area, are meant to showcase the many natural, historic and cultural treasures to be…

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Out of the Darkness Columbia-Greene Walk

September 15

The Out of the Darkness Columbia-Greene Walk will be held Saturday, September 15, 2018 at River Front Park, 1-499 Water St., Hudson, NY 12534. This event, which is sponsored by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), is free to register, but participants are encouraged to fundraise prior to the event. Registrants are also encouraged to form or join a team. You can find information about fundraising when you register. Online registration ends at noon on Sept. 14th but you…

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Walk & Roll for Brain Injury

The 2018 Walk & Roll for Brain Injury will be held Saturday, September 15. 2018 at Ashuwillticook Rail Trail, Farnams Rd., Cheshire, MA 01225. This rain or shine event is hosted by the Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts ( BIAMA) and sponsored by Berkshire County arc (BCARC). There is free parking. Entry fees: Survivor $10 includes T shirt Individuals $25 includes T shirt Children under 12 free but no T shirt Registrants are also encouraged to fundraise as individuals or…

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41st Annual Josh Billings RunAground Triathlon

September 16

The 41st Annual Josh Billings RunAground Triathlon will be held Sunday, September 16, 2018 beginning at the Price Chopper parking lot in Great Barrington, MA and ending at Tanglewood in Lenox, MA. The triathlon is named after a famed 19th Century humorist who lived in the Berkshires. The event reflects Mr. Billings not-too-serious attitude. The triathlon includes a 27 mile bike, a 5 mile canoe/kayak/SUP (standing up paddleboard) and a 6 mile run. The long-time event is known as one…

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Macedonia Trail Race

September 16

The Macedonia Trail Race will be held Sunday, September 16, 2018 at Macedonia Brook State Park, 159 Macedonia Brook Road, Kent, CT 06757. This is a 7.25 mile race, the first ever to run in Macedonia State Park. The event is organized by Steep Endurance. The entry fee is $40 per person, $45 after August 31st. Hikers and walkers are welcome but must be able to complete the course in three hours. Free T shirts to the first 100 pre-registrants.…

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Dutchess County Classic, 40th Anniversary

September 16

The Dutchess County Classic, 40th Anniversary will be held Sunday, September 16, 2018 at the LaGrange Middle School, 110 Stringham Rd., LaGrangeville, NY 12540. Champion runner and three-time winner of the Boston Marathon and New York City Marathon will join runners at the Dutchess County Classic to help celebrate the event's 40th anniversary. The event will include a half marathon, 5K and 1 mile fun run ( for 12 year olds and under). The entry fees: Half Marathon : $35…

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Miles 4 Moe

September 16 @ 10:00 am

Miles 4 Moe , 9th Annual, will be held on Sunday, September 16, 2018 at Camp Moe, 1145 Brandy Hill, Torrington, CT. Both the 5K Race and Walk begin and end at Camp Moe, rain or shine. Register online - go to fasttracktiming.com search for “Miles 4 Moe” or register on race day for an additional $5. The registration fee for the race is $30 for adults, $20 for students 18 years and under and $50 for families with 4…

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Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, 8th Annual, Pittsfield

September 20

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, 8th Annual, Pittsfield will be held on Thursday, September 20, 2018, at Third Thursday, North Street, Pittsfield, MA. This one mile walk is free to whoever cares to join in. Many however will solicit donations in advance of the event. For more information on how to set up an on-line funding page or access a paper form, visit elizabethfreemancenter.org/events/wam or call (413) 499-2425. Event day schedule is as follows: Noon On-line pre-registration ends 5:00 pm…

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Buddy Walk of the Berkshires, 12th Annual

The Buddy Walk of the Berkshires, 12th Annual, will be held, rain or shine on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018 at the Craneville Elementary School, 71 Park Ave., Dalton, MA 01226. The one mile walk, which both begins and finishes at the Craneville Elementary School, draws over a thousand participants each year. The event is hosted by The Berkshire County Arc and the Berkshire County Arc Down Syndrome Family Group. Registration is free , but participants are encouraged to raise funds…

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Berkshire Walk to End Alzheimer’s

The Berkshire Walk to End Alzheimer's will be held Saturday, September 22, 2018 at the Ashuwillticook Rail Trail, Farnams Road, Cheshire, MA 01225. This is a rain or shine walk, about two miles long. Everyone must register to participate, and, although there is no entry fee, walkers are asked to donate as well as fundraise, either as individuals or by joining a team. To register and find out about fundraising options visit alz.org and click "Find Your Walk". Participants who…

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