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Physical Activities Around New York State - Running and Walking

Physical Activities Around New York State - Running and Walking


Adirondack Runners Club The Adirondack Runners Club promotes running on both a recreational and competitive basis.


Trail Running, Lake Placid Many trails around Lake Placid and the Adirondack High Peaks are prime for trail running, offering a variety of conditions and terrain that will challenge even the most seasoned trail runner.  

Capital/Saratoga Region

Hudson Mohawk Road Runners Club Located in Albany with information on races, running calculator, results, kids events, and membership details.


Albany Running Exchange Trail running club based in Albany. Site Includes summer trail run series, results, calendar, photos, and member news.


Saratoga Stryders The Saratoga Stryders, a 501(c)(3) affiliate chapter of the Road Runners Club of America, are a group of enthusiastic runners based in Saratoga Springs.


Central/Southern Tier

The Triple Cities Runners Club Club located in the Binghamton area of the Southern Tier of New York (Broome County) and the Northern Tier of Pennsylvania.

Hudson Valley

Walkway Over the Hudson

The world's longest elevated pedestrian Bridge Poughkeepsie and Highland, New York.


Mid Hudson Road Runners Club A list of events in the Hudson Valley, running news, club membership information, and running links.

New York City

Shorewalkers Shorewalkers is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, environmental organization launched in 1982 that is dedicated to promoting and preserving New York City's waterfront, as well as raising awareness of its shorelines by leading invigorating hikes throughout the metropolitan area. The signature event is The Great Saunter, a 32-mile walk around the shoreline of Manhattan, which takes place the first Saturday in May. And during the pandemic, they launched a second one, the Virtual Great Saunter to enable members to walk 32 miles anywhere in the world, in any number of segments. 


New York Road Runners New York Road Runners' fitness events for adults & kids include the NYC Half & New York City Marathon.


NYC Runs NYCRUNS is a local online resource and tool for connecting runners, running clubs, and race directors.


Western NY/Rochester/Buffalo

Rochester Runners Club The Greater Rochester Track Club (GRTC) is one of the oldest and largest organized running clubs in the North East. GRTC has approximately 500 members, consisting of runners, walkers, athletes, and fitness enthusiasts, encompassing an eight county region.