Croton Dam Half Marathon, Marathon & 6.55 mile race
8:00am Saturday May 26th
Out and back course. 3.275 mile mostly flat road. Half dirt, half paved. Fairly fast. Great place to score a good time. Very scenic and mostly shaded. Hardly any car traffic. It’s like being on a trail! Course is easy to follow. Time is recorded by runner on the honor system.
Cost-Free! Optional $10 donation to Daniels Music Foundation www.danielsmusic.org
Croton Gorge Park-race starts on top of Croton Dam (north side). Croton Gorge Park is also a great place to spend the afternoon, http://parks.westchestergov.com/croton-gorge-park
Train-take Metro North Hudson Line from Grand Central to Croton-Harmon. There is a 6:20am train from Grand Central that arrives in Croton at 7:28am. Same train leaves Harlem 125th St. at 6:30am. (Croton Dam is 3 miles from train station). Taxi’s at train will take you to Croton Dam for $8. Taxi’s are available to go back to train as well, Taxi phone is[masked]-0621.
Driving-Plenty of parking at Croton Gorge Park. It’s a short walk to top of Dam. (RR 129, Cortlandt Manor, NY 10567. (note this is NOT Croton Point Park, the location is Croton Gorge Park.)
Details-You can leave your own aid at start. Nobody will be watching bags but it should be safe. I will have some gallon water jugs and cookies at start and at mile 3.275 turn around point. Bring your own water bottle so you can fill up.
If you plan on coming please RSVP on meetup so we know how many people to expect!
Questions-email me at [masked]