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43rd Annual Dutchess County Classic

The 43rd Annual Dutchess County Classic will be held Sunday, September 19, 2021 at Dutchess Community College, 53 Pendell Rd., Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 using the William R. Steinhaus Dutchess Rail Trail and crossing the Walkway Over the Hudson.

The event is organized by the Mid-Hudson Road Runners Club.

The event offers five different races including:

Full Marathon ($70)

Half Marathon ($60)

5K ($25)

Full Wheeled Marathon ($60)

Half Wheeled Marathon ($50)

To register go to :

Online registration ends September 18th at 5:30 pm.

There will be no race day registration.

First race begins at 6:55 am.

There will be giveaway shirts (image to be released once available) for all 5K, half marathon & full marathon participants who register before Sunday, August 15th.  All participants will receive finisher medals, even 5K participants which is new this year!  Prizes will be given for the top 3 finishers in each age group (10 year age groups).

Bib Pickup & In-Person Registration Details:
Bib/shirt pick-up and in-person registration will take place from Monday 9/13 through Saturday 9/18 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 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.

For more information visit :

Proceeds from the event will benefit Dutchess Responds.


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