Get Moving in the Great Western Catskills

Nothing says “healthy” like a lungful of the fresh mountain air of the Great Western Catskills. What better environment is there for you to get outside, get moving and getting fit? There’s no shortage of trails, paths, rivers and lakes for you to do so on your own or you can take part in one of the many healthy outdoor events taking place in our area. Below are a few such races, festivals and more taking place this year. As always, visit our Events section to see current and upcoming goings-on.

The 26th Annual Delhi Bridge Run
June 4, 2022
Hoyt Park, Delhi
The Delhi Bridge Run and Walk help to raise money for local charities and provides scholarships for local athletes. The 5K is back this year at a new location, Hoyt Park. Visit the Run’s Facebook page for more information.

Courtesy of Delhi Bridge Run

Run Wild in The Catskills
Summer 2022, date TBA
Catskill Scenic Trail
This is a half-marathon and relay race along the Catskill Scenic Trail that benefits local fire departments, school districts, the CST and local running programs. Visit their website and follow them on Facebook and Instagram for updates on the 2022 race.

Catskill Mountain Yoga Festival
July 23, 2022 (Rain Date 7/24/22)
Plattekill Mountain, Roxbury
The Catskill Mountain Yoga Festival is a family-friendly festival that incorporates yoga & meditation for anyone and everyone! Instructors from all over the country will be showing up to the mat with over 30 yoga classes and workshops. Classes will be indoors, outdoors and even on the mountaintop!

10th Annual Best Dam 5K Run/Walk and 6K Paddle
October 8, 2022
Downsville, NY
One of the best family races in the Catskills. Featuring a color 5K run/walk and canoe/kayak race. Racers can complete 1 or both events. See the website for more details and to register online. Early sign-up and family registration discounts!

Courtesy of Cross Mountain Crusher

Cross Mountain Crusher
Fall 2022, date TBA
The Cross Mountain Crusher is an annual 55-mile Gravel Grinder biking event designed for those who wish to challenge their physical abilities to the maximum while enjoying beautiful back country roads in the Catskill Mountains. Visit their website for information and updates.

Catskills Lark in the Park
October 2022, dates TBA
Celebrate the Catskill Park and Mountains the annual Catskills Lark in the Park. From hiking to paddling to cycling, and from natural history to human culture to stewardship service the Lark offers everyone opportunities to live and learn in and about nature. Visit the website for more information.