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34th Run For The Roses

Sunday, Aug 11, 2019

Grafton Lakes State Park
100 Grafton Lakes State Park Way
Cropseyville, NY 12052

The Course:

The 5K Race course follows the Park Entrance Road, continues along Route 2, around the Town Park and back into the Park on Long Pond Road. The first half of the course is downhill, with uphill slopes on the second half. Water stations are near the half point. Mile markers and split times will be available. The Race finishes under the Race Banner.

The 2.5 Mile Scenic Nature Walk begins in the main parking lot, proceeds to Shaver Pond, and returns. The Walk finishes near the Race Banner.

The Kids’ 1 Mile Fun Run begins in the main parking lot, proceeds through the woods and along the beach. The Fun Run finishes under the Race Banner.

In the spirit of participation,roses and books will be awarded to walkers. The time clock will be running at the finish line for the convenience of participants.


Awards are presented at the finish line immediately following the race. Re-refreshments are provided and showers are located near the finish line. The Park offers beach and picnic facilities–plan on staying all day! We welcome any and all local sponsors to assist the library through Run for the Roses !

5K Race begins: 9:00  am
The 2.5 mile Scenic Walk around Shaver Pond will start: 8:00 am
The Kids’ 1 mile Fun Run will begin: 10:00 am

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