The 2nd annual Amy’s Adventure Race for the Lake was held on Saturday, September 29, 2018 with 55 competitors. Congratulations to all who participated, and a huge thank you to the event’s volunteers and sponsors!
A true trail run, the 4.5-mile race course went up a mountain, over bridges and through the woods of Amy’s Park. The overall winner and top male competitor was Volker Burkowski, who finished in 37 minutes 34 seconds. Top female competitor was AnnMary Baker, who came in 3rd overall at 42:10. Click on the links below for complete results.
The awards ceremony took place at the trailhead, and each participant received a laser-cut wooden maple-leaf shaped medal by Adirondack Etching. Runners, family, friends and event volunteers then joined together for the after-race party at Bolton Landing Brewing Co.
Event T-shirts are still available for purchase for $15. Limited sizes still available. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
When: Saturday, September 29th . Registration begins at 7am & the race begins at 9am.
Prize Ceremony, Beer Tastings from Bolton Landing Brewery, Baked Goodies and more will take place at the Finish Line at 10:15am.
The after party will take place at Bolton Landing Brewing Company from 11am- 1pm. Half price food to all runners!
Raffle prizes will be announced at 12:30pm- winners must be present to win!
Please note: Amy’s Race will happen rain or shine and will only be cancelled unless the weather is preventative of a safe and enjoyable day. If there is a cancellation, it will be posted on the event Facebook page the day before the race.
Where: Race– Amy’s Park Preserve, 887 Padanarum Road, Bolton Landing, NY — View map here.
After Party– Bolton Landing Brewing Company, 4933 Lake Shore Drive, Bolton Landing NY
Length of Race: 4.5 miles/7.2 kilometers (taking some suggestions from last year’s feedback, the committee has updated the course to include only the trails of Amy’s Park. This shortens the course slightly but keeps the entire course on the trail.)
Course: 4.5 miles/7.2 kilometers of trail with some narrow sections, steep sections and bridge crossings; runners should take caution throughout as trail has rocks, leaves, roots and more- see Amy’s Park Preserve for more information. See course map here (course in purple): Amy’s Course 2018
Cost: Early Bird Registration: $25, Day of Registration: $30 (Please plan to pay in cash if possible if you plan on registering the day-of the race)
Timing: Hand-timing and results by Underdog Race Timing
*While we love your dogs, please leave them at home or on the sidelines. For safety reasons, we can’t allow dogs in the race. Thank you! *
Winner Prizes (1st place male & female)
Winner’s Choice of Belt or Handheld Hydration Pack from Salomon
Pint of Real Maple Syrup from Up Yonda Farm, Bolton Landing
2nd Place & 3rd Place (male and female): Hydration Packs from Salomon
Raffle Prizes (multiple chances to win!): $5 for 1 ticket, $20 for 5. Available at registration and at the after party.
2018 Partners and Sponsors:
Extreme Sponsor: The Wolgin Family
Questions and Information: Michele Vidarte, Event Manager- email@example.com
2017 Amy’s Race Results:
This event is brought to Bolton by the Lake George Land Conservancy’s NextGeneration Committee, a volunteer group of local men and women who are passionate about protecting the land and the lake and are committed to creating and organizing innovative, engaging events for the Conservancy and for the communities surrounding Lake George. Want to join the Committee and be a voice for projects like this? Contact Michele at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 518-644-9673.