Two-member teams compete in mystery events and physical obstacles, which are located throughout the approximately 10-K course. Events are cleverly designed and encourage teamwork The course is almost entirely on the Greenbelt trail system providing beautiful scenery and fresh air! Proceeds from the event help support Greenbelt trail maintenance. The HRC is held in memory of NYPD Officer, John Kelly.
2017 High Rock Challenge: Registration for Staten Island’s most popular running event! Outdoor training sessions begin Saturday, April 1.
The “Cold Feat” course begins on the rolling fairways and takes you off into the surrounding Greenbelt trails – rustic and hilly. Due to elevations, parts of this course are challenging, making that feeling of crossing the finish line even more rewarding. We run in all weather conditions and, based on past race experiences, have found it can be done! Come on out to have fun with us!
This year on Saturday, November 19, we had 250 runners on Greenbelt trails to enjoy the last of the Fall foliage, and fellowship of running together. The course took runners along Willowbrook’s White Trail and around the lake; it is flat and well suited for novice runners and walkers as well as more competitive athletes. The course is clearly marked with overhead ribbons. Race shirts, refreshments and awards round out this yearly event. Thank you all for coming, and supporting the Greenbelt Conservancy.
When I run through the Greenbelt, my senses become heightened and my body and soul become one with nature. Any worries and anxieties that are on my mind melt away as my body glides through the woods. Immersing myself in nature is always uplifting. Running along the trails feels effortless, largely due to the soft earth […]