Partnership Between Empire State Trail and the Boilermaker Race
Set a Goal to Run, Walk, or Bicycle the New 750-Mile Recreation Trail this Spring
Registration is Now Open Here for Four-Month Challenge
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced a partnership between the Empire State Trail and the nationally-known Boilermaker race to create the "Empire State Trail Challenge" - a four-month virtual race where participants can register and log their miles to reach milestones tied to virtual progress along the Empire State Trail.
Earlier this year, Governor Cuomo announced completion of the Trail, now the nation's longest multi-use state trail. Following New York's historic canal systems and rail trails, the new recreational trail spans the state from New York City to Canada and from Albany to Buffalo, and gives bicyclists, hikers, runners, cross-country skiers, snowshoers and others a safe and scenic pathway to experience New York State's incredibly diverse landscapes.