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Clove Run Event Information

  • The 2018 Clove Run will be held on Saturday, August 18, and the start, finish, awards, refreshments, and entertainment will take place at the Castleton Elementary School at 80 Scott Avenue, Castleton, NY 12033. Both the 5K Run & the 10 Mile Run are USATF Certified.
  • The Clove Run will consist of the following races:
    • A 1 mile Family Fun run that will start at 8:30 a.m., and will be run on streets of the Village of Castleton. To see the course map for this race, click on “Fun Run.”.
    • A 5 K run that will start at 9:00 a.m., and a 5 K walk that will start a few minutes later. Both races will run/walk on streets of the Village of Castleton. To see the map for this course which can be printed, click on “5 K Run & 5kWalk”. For an online “Map My Run Course” which shows the course elevation, click on “5K Map My Course.”
    • A 10 Mile run that will start at 8:00 a.m., and will be run on streets of the Village of Castleton and on roads in the countryside surrounding the Village of Castleton. To see the map for this course which can be printed, click on “10 Mile Run.” For an online “Map My Run Course” which shows the course elevation, click on “10 Mile Map My Course.”
  • Proceeds from the race will benefit the Anchor, a local food pantry in Castleton. Race participants are encouraged to bring a canned/non-perishable food items for donation to the Anchor.
  • Race Application:
    • Registration for the Clove Run can be done online at Online at RunSignup.com until August 16, 2018 @ 11:59 pm EDT, or at the Castleton Elementary School on the day of the Clove Run races.
  • Entry Fees:
    • 10 Mile Run, 5 K Run / Walk
      • Pre – race registration: $25.00. Price increases to $30.00 after August 16, 2018 @ 11:59pm EDT.
    • 1 Mile Family Fun Run – 10 and under
      • $5.00 per individual or $15 per family
    • T – shirts for first 200 registered runners
  • Packet Pickup & Awards Ceremony:
    • Outside the main entrance of the Castleton Elementary School
    • No Duplication of Awards
  • Awards:
    • 10 Mile Run, 5K Run (Must be present, no mailing of awards.)
      • Top 3 male and female runners
      • Top 3 runners in each age group division
    • 1 Mile Family Fun Run
      • Medals will be awarded to all finishers
  • Directions:
    • From the Albany area, take I – 787 over the Dunn Memorial Bridge to Rts. 9 & 20 East in Rensselaer. Go through 3 lights, and bear right at the sign for Castleton (Rt. 9J). Go on Rt. 9J to Castleton. In Castleton, turn left at the flashing light at Stewart’s onto Scott Avenue (Rt. 150). The Castleton Elementary School is located on Scott Avenue about 1/2 mile from Rt. 9J on the right.
    • Persons traveling from other areas should use MapQuest to obtain directions to the Elementary School, which is located at 78 Scott Avenue, Castleton, NY 12033.
  • Parking:
    • Parking is available at the school and on the surrounding streets. No parking on Campbell Ave. between Scott and Green Avenues.
  • Additional Information:
    • For more information, email the Race Director, Sara Westcott.