Onteora Runners Club Grand Prix #8 – The Barry Hopkins Run

By Michael Hertle on August 27, 2021 in Grand Prix, Races
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THE BARRY HOPKINS RUN AT OLANA
OLANA STATE HISTORIC SITE – 9 AM, SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 12, 2021
Cross Country Run – A 2021 Onteora Runners Club Grand Prix Event

INSTRUCTIONS
Register at https://www.zippyreg.com/online_reg/index.php?e=1571 Runners have a choice between an in-person event and virtual run. Registration fee for the in-person event is $20.00. The first 75 registrants for the in-person event will receive a T-shirt and be eligible for race day Awards. Fee for the virtual event is $10.00. Virtual runners will not be eligible for awards or receive a T-shirt. However, ORC members who compete virtually are eligible for Grand Prix points. Please note that Zippyreg charges a nominal fee for registration that will be added to the above. Registration closes at noon, September 11, 2021.

Virtual Participants: We encourage virtual runners to run on the Olana course to get the full experience of this historic landscape with spectacular views. However, if you can’t make it to the site, you may complete the distance of 3.8 miles on a course of your choosing. After completing the run, E-mail your name, gender, age and time to barryhopkinsrun@gmail.com Times must be submitted no later than 6 PM, September 19, 2021 to be counted in the results.

Results will be posted at Onteorarunners.org.
Sorry! There will not be a Kids Run this year due to Covid-19 safety concerns.
Note: Volunteers who hand out water or food to runners must be vaccinated against Covid-19.

DIRECTIONS TO OLANA
Take NYS Thruway (I-87) to Exit 21/Catskill. Follow signs for Route 23 East and Hudson. Cross Rip Van Winkle Bridge and bear right at the roundabout onto Route 9G South. Olana is on left one mile south of Rip Van Winkle Bridge. Proceed up the entrance road, turn right just past the Lake and park in the farm complex parking lot.

COURSE
3.8 mile course traversing primarily unpaved carriage roads in the designed landscape of Hudson River School artist Frederic Church. A large format course map will be posted in the window of the Wagon House Education Center in the Olana Farm Complex. Please e-mail the above address if you need written directions.

 

2021 Barry Hopkins Run Flier

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