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15th Race The Train

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Cost: Varies

This 8.4-mile race against the train begins in Riparius on the Route 8 bridge by the riverside station. The course is mostly on a seasonal dirt road. The finish line is in the village of North Creek at the North Creek Depot. Check for rain ride information. Finisher medals to all with special finisher medals to the first 75 runners who beat the train back to the station. Awards Male and Female Overall and in 5 year age groups first 3 male and female in each.

T-shirts guaranteed to the first 200 registered., First 200 registered runners guaranteed to ride FREE on the Saratoga & North Creek Railway.

2017 Schedule:

  • 8.00 am the train depart the North Creek Depot, bringing racers to the start line in Riparius.  A limited number of ticketed spectators may also ride the train down and back.  call 518-618-3595 for spectator reservations only, not for race information.
  • Check in and Race Day Registration available from 5:00 to 7:00 pm on Friday August 4, 2017, or 7:00am to 7:45am on Saturday August 5, at the North Creek Depot, 3 railroad Place, North Creek, NY.


  • Running-8.4 miles - Individual Age group/open - $30; price increases to $35 on race day
  • Running-8.4 miles - age 19-under - $20; price increases to $20 on race day

For more race information, contact Race information Tracy Watson 518-251-0107 or Rhonda Morris 518-251-3999.


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