Our 188 racers, trekkers, volunteers and friends contributed a total of $11,222 to our beneficiary, Adirondack Scholarship Foundation. And once expenses for the event were factored in, an additional $3000+ was also allocated, making for a total of $14,570!
For the second consecutive year, a pair of first-time Patch Sprinters captured top honors in the men's and women's open racing divisions. (Watch video)
"With more and more elite and unknown racers entering the Patch Sprint every year, projecting the winners is tougher than calling the Kentucky Derby! This is the 23rd year that USA oddsmaker...
The Northeast's hardest half-marathon... and then some! 13.5 miles... four mountains... paved roads, dirt roads, driveways, trails and woods. And only so many arrows.
With ever-changing topography, trail re-routing, logging and unpredictable weather, the traditional Patch course has changed many times in the past 35 years.
Elite runners and race rookies A.J. Beers (Manlius, NY) and Pandora Down (Willsboro, NY) took the overall championships. Both completed an impressive double, as Beers captured last year’s Pond Sprint, while Down set a women’s course record in the winter sprint, earlier in 2021.