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June 4th, 2023

Ultra Distance Duathlon and Trail Run

The hardest and most beautiful duathlon in the United States 

located in the Mohonk Preserve in the Shawangunk Mountains in Ulster County, New York

(90 miles north of New York City — 8 miles off of the New York Thruway)

Race Distances

Race Distances and Trail Run

Short Course

The short course consists of 1 run, 1 bike, 1 run. A total of 10 miles running with 1600 feet of elevation gain and 28.06 miles biking with 2,970 feet of elevation gain. PAST WINNING TIMES - MEN 2:49:58  WOMEN 3:29:01

Chris Gleason Memorial - Middle Distance F1 style

The middle distance consists of 1 run, 1 bike, 1 run, 1 bike, 1 run. A total of 15 miles running with 2,400 of elevation gain and 56.12 miles of biking with 5,940 feet of elevation gain. PAST WINNING TIMES - MEN 5:15:13 WOMEN 6:35:25

Long Course

The Epic long course consists of 1 run, 3 bike loops and 3 run loops. For a total of 20 miles of running with 3,200 feet of elevation gain and 84.2 miles biking with 8,910 feet of elevation gain. PAST WINNING TIMES - MEN 7:33:21 WOMEN 9:27:07

Trail Run

In this first annual trail run the race will consist of multiple loops of the same 5-mile run course as the duathlon. Each participant will have 6 hours to run as many loops as possible. Top 3 men and top 3 women receive awards. This event will have a separate transition area for gear and support. I think this course with a mixture of single track, rock trails, creeks, planks and carriage trails will provide an excellent race for those experienced and those that are new to trail running. 


It is the long term plan to grow the trail run so that it is a stand alone event on Saturday and more runners can participate. 



Mohonk Preserve, Spring Farm Trailhead

50 Upper 27 Knolls Rd, High Falls, NY 12440

To access the Spring Farm Trailhead, NY, take the New Paltz exit 18 off of the NYS Thruway. Go west on Route 299 (through New Paltz), go over steel bridge and turn right onto Springtown Road. Make a left onto Mountain Rest Road. Pass the entrance to the Mohonk Mountain House and go under the one-lane bridge. Continue on 1 mile, and turn right on Upper 27 Knolls Road. Within ¼ mile, you’ll reach the kiosk for the Spring Farm Trailhead. This is the trailhead for Bonticou Crag as well as the Table Rocks Trail.

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