We have cancelled the Gorge apres Gorge :(
It is with clear minds and heavy hearts that we have decided to cancel this years Gorge Apres Gorge. We ran/climbed/walked the course today and, while it was spectacularly beautiful, we came to the decision that it was not particularly safe.
We love this race and fun run/walk, but more importantly we love our community of runners, walkers, volunteers and friends who come out each year to celebrate life and drink hot chocolate with us. Please know we deliberated greatly. With that said we are more than happy to save your registration for next year's race. We will be so excited to see you next year! If this is a great hardship please contact us.
Once again thank you for coming each year and thank you for your understanding this snowy and icy year.
Love, Tanya and Leslie
The best little run in the Hilltowns. Handmade hats as prizes, lots of families, just plain awesome.
Join us for the 5th annual Gorge apres Gorge 5k trail run . Prizes for overall and age group winners. Timed race with unique top finisher awards (knitted hats!). All finishers receive a cookie medal.
TRAIL DESCRIPTION: A well-marked course, the dirt fireroad is a slightly hilly out and back along the Wild and Scenic Westfield River, starting at the Chesterfield Gorge. Hot chocolate, coffee, and tea ready and waiting at the finish line. Please bring some treats to share!
PROCEEDS: The proceeds will go to the amazing Trustees of Reservation and the Zephyr Rapinchuk Memorial Fund. Come celebrate the love of life and running: seize the day!
FREE FAMILY FUN WALK: No need to sign up for the FREE WALK. After the run, join us for the 11th annual FREE family fun walk/run at 11am. All are welcome. More hot chocolate, coffee, tea for all. Also, please bring a treat to share for this.
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Original artwork by SMAC member JoEllen Reino. Originally published in the May/June 2021 issue of The Sugarloaf Sun.
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Original artwork by SMAC member JoEllen Reino. Originally published in the January/February 2021 issue of The Sugarloaf Sun.
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