Windham, NY Named as a Site for the 2015 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup As the Town Gears Up for Next Week's 2014 Races
Windham, N.Y. - In one week, the 2014 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup presented by Shimano will kick off in Windham but today the small community in the Northern Catskills found out that it has already won. In an announcement made by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), the Switzerland-based worldwide governing body of cycling, Windham was once again named the only mountain bike world cup site in the United States.
Dubbed by Jimmy Fallon as "New York City's house band for the last 30 years," Black 47 will perform on the Mets Plaza, located outside the Jackie Robinson Rotunda, beginning at 6:00 p.m. as part of their farewell tour. Fans will be entertained by on field pre-game performances beginning around 6:30 p.m. by Irish Step Dancers as well as in-game programming that celebrates Irish culture.
Highmount, N.Y. - Belleayre Mountain's next season pass deadline is only 2 weeks away. Save some money this summer and purchase your 2014-2015 season passes now before prices go up on Friday, August 8th. Ordering your pass is easy, just visit their new online store and purchase your SKI3 Pass or your Belleayre Only Pass. (Please note: They have a new online store. If you are a new customer please create a new account or if you are an existing customer, please update your information.)
Wilmington, N.Y. --- Although work is underway to repair the Whiteface Mountain Veterans' Memorial Highway, organizers of the 37th annual Whiteface Mountain Uphill Foot Race, say that the race will go on as scheduled, Saturday, Sept. 13. "The current construction will cause minimal effect to the event," said race organizer and director of the Whiteface Mountain Regional Visitors Bureau Michelle Burns. "I'm confident that racers will enjoy their experience this year, just like they have over the past 36 years of this race."
Beginning Saturday, July 5, extreme tubing will be available Tuesday through Saturday from 3:30-6:30 p.m. Additional hours are also being offered Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from noon- 2 p.m.
Paddlefest gives paddlers of all ages and abilities the opportunity to paddle sections of the river and through the locks as a group, followed by food and music at the Lock 7 park in Oswego.
Middletown, N.Y. - Korn's Campgrounds, located at 60 Meyer Road in Middletown, invites players to register for its 5th and final annual Korn's Horseshoe Tournament, to be held Friday August 1st and Saturday, August 2nd, at the campground.
This year's horseshoe tournament is being held in honor of Maybrook, NY resident Joan Smith, a seasonal camper at Korn's Campgrounds, who passed away this past fall
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