Castle to River Fall 2019 Registration is now OPEN:
Registration for the October C2R races on 10/19/19:
The Friends partnered with Salomon for the New York Trail Series for the Castle to River Run, and the next race is October 19, 2019!
Registration on Ultrasignup in advance OR on-site at the Philipstown Recreation Department in Garrison, NY opens at 6:30am
50k Start: 8:00am
Half Marathon Start: 9:00am
5k Start: 9:30am
Kids Race Start: 11:30am
The Salomon New York Trail Series is a three race ultra series taking place 2018 - 2019. It's comprised of the Breakneck Marathon, Water Gap 50k, and a new 50k - Castle to River - in Garrison, NY. Castle-to-River also includes a half-marathon, 5k and kids run!
Registrations for all three events are on ultra signup. We would recommend signing up as soon as you can.
Castle to River 50k, Half and 5k registration:
Race maps will be provided upon registration
The Castle to River Run takes place in the historic Hudson Valley. The 1/2 marathon race takes you through the beautiful Hudson Highlands State Park and down to the Hudson River. The 5K race follows part of Benedict Arnold's escape path down to the Hudson River and back to the recreation center. The 50k races takes you both through the Hudson Highlands State Park and Benedict Arnold's escape path. Our kids 1-mile takes place right on the recreation center grounds and enjoys the beautiful fall foliage and picturesque views. Runner check-in opens at 6:30am. 50k starts at 8:00am. 1/2 Marathon starts at 9:00am. 5K starts at 9:30am. Kids race begins at 11:30am.
***Please note that unlike past years, we were not granted permission to run past the Castle itself. The good news you'll still be on some beautiful trails in the Hudson Highlands at peak foliage season.***
Previous Race Results Found HERE:
We're Looking for New Members!
The Friends of Philipstown Recreation is always looking for volunteers who want to give any amount of time. We are always looking for people to help out at our amazing events too! Help raise money to improve our town's recreational facilities. Like our Facebook page to learn more and see our next meeting dates.
Donate to Friends of Philipstown Recreation, and Have a Plaque Engraved With Your Family or Organization
Live Edge Picnic Table Sponsorship: $1500
As beautiful and unique as the trees produced from, live edge wood refers to the natural edge of the wood under the bark after it is cut. Live edge wood keeps the original lines of the trunk along its edges, portraying the wood in its very naturalistic state. See actual tables at the Rec Center!
All monies raised will support the completion of the pavilion at Philipstown Park
Park Pavilion Progress!
We are getting close to completion on the pavilion at Philipstown Park. The foundation has been poured, the conduit for the electrical is in the ground, and electric fixtures are in. Stay tuned for more updates and how you can help make this dream become reality!