Labor Day Palisades Long Path Trail Run

We'll start at the bus station, run over the bridge, up the Palisades Long Path to the Palisades Park Headquarters and back (19 miles round trip).

If you would like to meet up with us on the New Jersey side, find us at the trail start just over the pedestrian bridge at 9:00am. Please indicate this in the comments when you RSVP.

I’ll be running at 9-10 minute/mile pace. Every pace is welcome, but be prepared to be on your own if you are faster/slower than the group. We are also welcome to turn around earlier or later if you want to do a different distance.

Here’s a map of the trail. The Long Path is marked “A” on the map and is marked with aqua blazes. Please familiarize yourself with the trail map before coming to the run.

Here's a list of landmarks along with their distance from the start on the NJ side.

I’ve also made a Google Map that shows the trail along with several points of interest, including restrooms and places to get water. This map is approximate - do not rely on it for navigation!

(Note: I had originally scheduled an event for Van Cortlandt Park, but there is a VCTC event there on Labor Day, so I decided to do this in the Palisades instead.)


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  • Marcus J.

    It was a power trio. Thanks, Jim and David, for introducing me to the Palisades Long Path. That's a great trail, but the next time I'm there I hope it's less humid.

    September 1

  • James L.

    Only 3 of us, where is everyone? But great run. You really missed it....

    September 1

  • James L.

    Only 3 of us, where is everyone? But great run. You really missed it....

    September 1

  • Marcus J.

    I'll see you guys/gals tomorrow @ 9am at the NJ Rendezvous Point

    August 31

  • PK

    hope to make it but not sure I'll be able to. I'm a definite 'maybe'

    August 30

  • Mirjirum

    Damn... this would have been great- if my legs weren't shot from my 50 miler last Saturday!

    August 29

  • PK

    Tentatively depending on work schedule

    August 26

  • Yolande

    I'm not sure if or how this will affect your plans. The George Washington Bridge Bus Station building will shut down Monday, August 25 and stay closed for about a year for renovation.

    August 25

    • David G.

      I just heard this on the radio this morning! I'll update the announcement accordingly.

      August 25

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