Daily Freeman: Mike Chow earns three-peat; Laurel Wassner wins first Kingston Classic

By Webmaster | April 23, 2018

Laurel Wassner won for the first time and Mike Chow overcame a rabbit to earn a three-peat in the Kiwanis Kingston Classic’s 10-kilometer race Sunday. Under perfect springtime conditions, runners took to the Rondout Creek area for the 36th running of the area event. The iconic 10k along with a 2.1-mile run drew a combined…

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Running: Charting the developmental stages of the Kingston Classic

By Webmaster | April 3, 2018

From The Daily Freeman posted on 03/31/18 The Kingston Classic has always been the “big” race in the area. In its 36 years, the race has undergone many changes. There have been seven different courses through the streets of Kingston, Hurley, town of Ulster and the Rondout. In 2009, a 2.1 miler was added to…

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Kiwanis Kingston Classic organizers encourage early registration

By Webmaster | March 19, 2018

From The Daily Freeman on Sunday 3/18/18 The 36th Kiwanis Kingston Classic is five weeks away and the event is well ahead of 2017 in registration. “Right now we’re right around 200 or so,” said Ron Swart, who is co-race director with Carlos Perez. “Last year we were probably half of that at this point.…

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Organizers, runners happy with new course for 35th Kiwanis Kingston Classic

By Webmaster | April 23, 2017

Mike Stribl | April 23, 2017 | Daily Freeman KINGSTON, NY The 35th Kiwanis Kingston Classic took a bold new direction Sunday and it led the runners right by the Hudson River. After 34 years of running through Uptown, Midtown and even out-of-town Kingston, Kiwanis organizers this year moved the event to the one place…

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2017 Kiwanis Kingston Classic race routes set for Downtown

By Webmaster | December 5, 2016

Eric Houghtaling | November 26, 2016 | Daily Freeman KINGSTON, N.Y. “The race routes for the 2017 Kiwanis Kingston Classic were finalized this week, according to race co-director Carlos Perez. The courses for both the Classic 10-kilometer distance and the accompanying 2.1-mile run are readily available on the website, www.kiwaniskingstonclassic.com. The Classic is scheduled for…

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Changes afoot for 2017 Kingston Classic ~ Daily Freeman Article

By Webmaster | October 30, 2016

Eric Houghtaling | October 30, 2016 | Daily Freeman “With slightly less than six months to the 2017 Kingston Classic, organizers announced major changes this week for the 35th edition of the popular local race. First off, Kiwanis Club of Kingston, which revived the Classic in 2013, parted ways with HITS Running and will be…

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Announcing the Kiwanis Kingston Classic Hall of Fame 2013 Inductees

By Webmaster | February 1, 2013

The 2012 Kiwanis Kingston Classic was honored to introduce a feature  in which we  recognized  several people who have poured their hearts into the Classic over the years.   We are dedicated to making these recognitions in the years to come and are pleased to announce the 2013 Inductees to the Kiwanis Kingston Classic Hall of Fame Running – Dave Chandler Organizer…

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Freeman Sportsperson of the Year: Kingston Classic organizers

By Webmaster | January 1, 2013

We are quite honored to be named Kingston Freeman’s Sportsperson of the year for 2012.   Click here to read the article!

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Kiwanis Kingston Classic Loves the Shamrock Run

By Webmaster | December 24, 2012

The Shamrock Run is another great Kingston tradition which most agree marks the unofficial start of Spring!!   Get out there and RUN!!  Visit Shamrockrunners.org

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By Webmaster | August 12, 2012

Follow these links to see results!  10K Results  and 2.1 Mile Results 

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Race Photos are Ready!!

By Webmaster | May 26, 2012

Go here to view photos from the 2012 Kiwanis Kingston classic!

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Top 10 reasons to run in the Kiwanis Kingston Classic

By Webmaster | April 1, 2012

In the 4/1/12 edition of the Daily Freeman, the top 10 reasons to run in the Kiwanis Kingston Classic are presented.   Click here to read on!!

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Kingston Classic racing to start

By Webmaster | March 31, 2012

The Kingston Daily Freeman reports on this year’s Kiwanis Kingston Classic 10-kilometer road race, scheduled for April 15, celebrates its 30th anniversary and its second year under the direction of the Kiwanis Club of Kingston.   Read the entire article here!

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The Cagneys to help celebrate the Kiwanis Kingston Classic!!

By Webmaster | February 27, 2012

We are thrilled to announce that the Cagneys will join the post-race party !!   Check out their website http://www.thecagneys.net/bio.php   to learn more about the group!! 

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By Webmaster | January 26, 2012

Here are photos from today’s press conference with Ulster County Executive Michael Hein:

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