The Kinderhook Runners Club

You have to wonder at times what you're doing out there. Over the years, I've given myself a thousand reasons to keep running, but it always comes back to where it started. It comes down to self-satisfaction and a sense of achievement.

- Steve Prefontaine

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NYC Bus Trip on Saturday, November 18

Join us for a Fun Day! That's right we have heard your voice from the survey and so many want to go to NYC again for the day and so we are going on Saturday November 18th!!

We have reserved a bus with Hunter Motor Coach for a day trip to NYC, (catch a show, go ahead order your tickets if you want, explore, shop, sight see, you are on your own). We will be leaving the Val-Kin parking lot at 6:30a - arriving in NYC at 8:45a, then leaving at 5:30p and arriving back in Valatie at 8:15pm.

Cost for members and family is $40 and for friends and neighbors $45.

We still have some seats available so if you are interested in going, please check with your family, friends and neighbors to see if they are interested as well. This same trip with other companies goes for $55pp and then you have to travel to Albany.

Please give your money or check to Bill Barford or Rich Phillips as soon as possible or you can mail your check payable to Kinderhook Runners Club to KRC , PO Box 241, Kinderhook NY 12106 . Seats will be reserved as first pay first serve so don't miss out.

We hope to see you in the Big Apple!!

Kinderhook Runners Club

The Kinderhook Runners Club is a local organization formed to promote running in the Kinderhook NY area. The club was formed in January of 2009. Currently, we have over 150 members, generally from the Columbia & Rensselaer County areas, but also from the NY Capital District, Boston, etc. Membership is open to everyone. We have two levels of membership, individual and family with annual dues of $20 and $25 respectively.

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Saturday Morning Runs at 7:30 AM AND Sunday Morning Runs at 8:00AM

We currently have group runs every Saturday morning. They begin at the Kinderhook Village Square.

The early runs vary each week. Most runs have optional distances from 3, 5, 9, and 12+ miles. The Run of the Week is published on this site in the Members Only section.

If you care to join us some Saturday, email us, and let us know how many will be coming. We'll give you the route, be there to welcome you, and set water out for you as well!

Social Events & Races

We sponsor a number of social events such as the annual Christmas party, and our the summer picnic, and the Autumn “Red Apple Trail Run” through the Samascott Orchards and fields.

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Mary Sheridan Harding

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I'm heading to Troy for the 10k Turkey Trot and the first Sunday in December, participating in the Hot Chocolate run for safe passage in Northampton. Not quite in the area, but both tremendously fun.

3 days ago

Karen Dolge

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Hudsons 48th Annual Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot


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Thank you Meghan Parmentier for sharing this!

3 days ago

Karen Dolge

Our next FUN RUN 50 will held at
oon on Sunday, November 19th at Columbia-Greene Community College. After the Run , at 1PM, we'll head to the Coyote Flaco located on Rte 9H in Claverack for some food and beverages and socialize some more. Hope to see you there!
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4 days ago

Tom Perito

Christmas Box collections will continue this Saturday. If you can, please donate non-perishable food item or a gift card. (Hannaford or Price Chopper) No gift is to small. ... See moreSee less

Christmas Box collections will continue this Saturday.  If you can, please donate non-perishable food item or a gift card. (Hannaford or Price Chopper)  No gift is to small.
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Fun Runs

Saturday Club Runs

Every Saturday Morning -- rain, shine, snow, ice -- there is a club run. There are always different routes at different distances for different levels of ability. Generally, they start in the Village. Come out and joing us some Saturday morning.

If you plan on running, please log in.

Sunday Runs

Every Sunday at 8:00 am there is a slow 5K to 5-mile run/walk in the Village. These runs are free and you don't need to be a member! Join Us!»»

Wednesday Evening Runs

3+ miles starting at 6:00PM from Kinderhook Village. All invited!

The KRC is for you!

Looking to get into shape? Well, join our local running club. NOW! Get a membership application. Hey, over 150 of your neighbors have already joined.