Almanac Weekly’s spring run calendar

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March 22

10 a.m.: 2014 Run for the Gold 5K. Village of Montgomery. $30/registration, $20/15 and under. For more information, e-mail or

10 a.m.: St Patrick’s Day/Sprint Thaw 5K. Course layout is flat and back on paved roads in the park. Lakeside Park, Pawling. For more information, visit


March 23

9:30 a.m.: Shamrock Scramble 5K. There are events for runners, walkers and kids’ run. Wallkill Firehouse, Wallkill. For more information, visit



March 29

9 a.m.: Wurtsboro Mountain 30K & Road Relay. Emma Chase School, 50 Pennsylvania Avenue, Wurtsboro. Contact Myriam Loor at (845) 866-1345 or


March 30

10 a.m.: March for Cancer 5K Run/Walk. Supports the Hudson Valley Cancer Resource Center. Moderately challenging course. Registration starts 9 a.m. Orange County Choppers Headquarters, Newburgh. For more information, visit or


April 5

Washingtonville Scholarship Run 5K. Run, walk, “wog” and kids’ run. Fast and flat course. Washingtonville. For more information, visit

10 a.m.: Claudio’s 5K. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Kids’ starts race at 9:20 a.m. Hyde Park Drive-In, Hyde Park. For more information, visit

Saint Mary’s Fishkill 5K and Kids’ Fun Run. Benefit for Saint Mary’s School, Fishkill. For more information, visit


April 6

9 a.m.: West Point Half-Marathon. Run with cadets from Michie Stadium. Two-lap tour of West Point. For more information, visit

1 p.m.: United Way 5K Annual Race. $20/preregistration by March 27, $25/regular registration. Students (12-18) and walkers pay $15 or $20, and kids under 12 are free. Race-day registration takes place from 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon. Registration is available online at HITS Showgrounds, Saugerties. For more information, contact Su Marcy at (845) 331-4199, extension 2, or

8:30 a.m.: Parents’ Run, Autism Move-a-thon 5K Run and Walk, Hustle for the Puzzle. Thomas Bull Memorial Park Boathouse, Montgomery. Contact Holly Borzacchiello at or or (845) 342-2400, extension 30.


April 12

10 a.m.: Hand-in-Hand 5K Run/Walk over the Walkway over the Hudson from Highland to Poughkeepsie. Entry fee is $10/5K walk, $20/5K run and free/children under 5. Race-day registration begins at 8:30 a.m. For more information, contact (845) 373-9511, extension 246, or


April 13

11 a.m.: Inter-Club Challenge. Thomas Bull Memorial Park, Hamptonburgh, 211 Route 416, Montgomery. Contact Dave Badolato at or (845) 386-2469.

10:30 a.m.: Spring Sprint 5K. Annual 5K trail run sponsored by Scenic Hudson. This is a free event. Race-day registration is from 9 to 10 a.m. Shaupeneak Trail, Esopus. Contact Anthony Coneski at (845) 473-4440, extension 273, or


April 19

10 a.m.: Rabbit Ramble Run, 20th annual four-mile run at Guilderland High. Entry fees are $18, $13/runners over 70. Race-day fee is $25 for all. There also is an accompanying two-mile walk. Guilderland High, Guilderland. Contact Phil Carducci at (518) 861-6350 or