The Dutchess County Classic, will celebrate its 41st Anniversary Sunday, September 15, 2019 at a new location, Duchess Community College, 53 Pendell Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601. The staging area is located in the College’s Parking Lot E, 40 Creek Road, Poughkeepsie.
This new location will allow races to take advantage of both the Dutchess Rail Trail and the Walkway Over the Hudson ( for half and full marathons).
This year’s event also features expanded race options including full marathons both running and wheeled, half marathons both running and wheeled, a 5K and a Kids 1 Mile Run.
1 Mile Run: ages 4-12
5K: Minimum 10 years old by race day, or under 10 with parental permission.
Full and half marathons: Minimum 14 years old by race day, under 14 with parental permission.
The entry fees:
(Please note: a service fee will be added to each pre-registration)
The wheeled events welcome wheelchairs and hand cranks.
Full marathons (Run and Wheel): $65 through July 13th, $75 after July 13th, $85 Race Day.
Half Marathons (Run and Wheel): $55 through July 13th, $65 after July 13th, $75 Race Day.
5K : $25 through July 13th, $35 after July 13th, $40 Race Day.
Kids 1 Mile Run : Free through pre-registration, $10 Race Day.
T shirt guaranteed to all pre-registered by July 13th.
To register go to dutchesscountyclassic.org.
Please no pets, jogger strollers, headphones, or carrying children while running.
For more information email Susanne O’Neil at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Week before Race (Sept 9 – 14) Packet pickup at Fleet Feet, 1895 South Road, Poughkeepsie.
If pre-registered, arrive 45 minutes before your race.
If race- day registering, arrive 90 minutes before your race.
6:45 – 7:45 am Packet pickup
8:00 am Kids’ 1 Mile Race
8:15 am Full and Half Marathon (Wheel)
8:30 am Full and Half Marathon (Run)
8:45 am 5K
Refreshments and awards served after race.
Prizes awarded in many categories- see dutchesscountyclassic.org for details.
Ample parking available.
Last year proceeds from the event benefited United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region.
For more information visit dutchesscountyclassic.org.
Thank you to these generous sponsors:
Durants Party rentals
The Children’s Medical Group
Radio Woodstock 100.1 WDST
My Brother Bobby’s Salsa
The Bagel Shoppe
Adams Fairacre Farms
Mid Hudson Road Runners Club
Feldman Physical Therapy
Math & Physics Exploration