Lake Placid Classic Half Marathon & 10K
About the Race
The Lake Placid Classic is a friendly running event that takes participants through the beautiful village of Lake Placid during the spectacular early fall season. The starting line oozes with excitement, energetic music, and plenty of pre-race activities to warm you up for your run. Once you cross the finish line, enjoy music, food, and comparing race stories with new friends!
This is a wonderful event the entire family can enjoy and a great reason for a fall weekend vacation in the Adirondacks. It is a USA Track and Field sanctioned race. Every registered runner will receive a long sleeved tee-shirt. Every participant who crosses the finish line will receive a finishers medal, and lots of cheers!
The Lake Placid Classic is run on a relatively flat course with a few undulating hills. The start is in front of the Olympic oval, proceeds around Mirror lake, and out past the Olympic Ski Jumps. As you approach mile five, runners descend the course's only significant hill (remember, you will be coming back up this hill as you approach the finish line). The 10K turnaround is a half mile out on River Road.
For a Great Cause
The majority of the race entries and sponsorships are donated to local youth organizations that are dedicated to making a difference in the lives of local young people. This year, participants run to support Connecting Youth and Communities, a registered 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization, and their efforts in helping to keep our local kids healthy in spirit, mind, and body.
Find out more information and register at lakeplacidclassic.com.