2nd Annual Rensselaerville Ramble Trail Run & Walk
Saturday, June 17th at 9am
Join us for a trail run and walk to raise funds for the Preserve and the Rensselaerville Library! The Ramble begins at 9AM on June 17th, and will take you through our Partridge Loop trail system through forests and hills.There are 3 courses ranging from 2- to 8- miles for you to pick from.
Click the links to the Right to view the race route and more information, and to register for the event! All proceeds from registration and sponsorship will be split between the Preserve the Library.
New for 2017: TEAMS!
Gather at least 5 of your friends or family members and register as a Team for your chance to win team awards!
Be sure to visit the Run's Facebook page for more details as they're announced!
Ramble Day Schedule
(Subject to change. Please check back as the event details become finalized.)
Packet pickup - Friday June 16, 4-9 p.m. at the Rensselaerville Library or on race day at the registration table (7:30 a.m.)
June 17- Race Day
We're also looking for race sponsors, donors of food and supplies, and volunteers - please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you're interested in helping with the trail run!
The Huyck Preserve Forest festival from 10 AM - 3 PM more information to come.
Live music by RED HAIRED STRANGERS
Delicious, local fare by KUHAR FAMILY FARM MARKET
Beer tastings from HELDERBERG BREWERY
Kids craft station & coffee from COUNTRY CLASSROOM
PLUS free swimming at Lake Myosotis from 3-8pm for any Ramble/Forest Fest participant!
The Huyck Preserve also has many other trails to explore including a 3 mile trail around Lake Myosotis and a short hike to the beautiful Rensselaerville Falls. See the Huyck Preserve trail map for trail descriptions.
Directions to Eldridge Research Station
From Albany, take Rt 85 West until you reach the T intersection in the village of Rensselaerville. Turn right and turn right again onto Pond Hill Rd. The Research Station is on the right side of Pond Hill Rd. in 1.3 miles.
Please be aware that if you plan to use the GPS on your phone Verizon is the only available carrier in the area.
Pick up your runner packet (race t-shirt, number, and goody bag) on Friday 6/16 from 4-9p at the Rensselaerville Library (1459 CR 351, Rensselaerville, NY 12147) or on Saturday 6/17 starting at 7:30am at Eldridge Research Station (284 Pond Hill Rd, Rensselaerville, NY 12147)
Parking is limited at the Preserve so please carpool with other runners, if possible and arrive by 8:30a at the latest to ensure that you have time to walk from your car to the Research Station. Volunteers will be stationed along Pond Hill Road as you arrive to direct you to the appropriate parking areas. The race will start promptly at 9am so please arrive on time! Travel on Pond Hill Road will be restricted once the event begins.
Bathrooms and Water Stations
Bathrooms will be available in the Research Station and Lincoln Pond Cottage, as well as two port-o-johns. Additionally, there will be water stations on the trails and at the finish line.
Race will be timed.
Race Day Registration
There will be race-day registration, however, we may not have t-shirts available in all sizes for runners registering on race day. If you know people who are planning to register on race day, please encourage them to register online.
We look forward to seeing you this Saturday, June 17th!
Our 2017 Sponsors
Special Thanks To:
I Love Books
Thomas Miller, Happy Vibes Photo
Book House of Styvesant Plaza
Eastern Mountain Sports
Walmart of Cobleskill
Rensselaerville Vol Fire Dept