2019 Indian Ladder Trail Runs: 15K and 5K

  • 21 Jul 2019
  • 9:00 AM
  • John Boyd Thacher State Park


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • $17 for race; $12 for individual membership
  • $17 for the race; $15 for membership

25th Anniversary of the Indian Ladder Trail Runs

Come join us for the 25th annual Indian Ladder Trail Runs on Sunday, July 21, 2019.

Trail runs of 15k and 5k distances in majestic John Boyd Thacher State Park.  The races will begin at the original location - Haile's Cave Picnic Area - and original course.  The courses are hilly and can be muddy! 

Thacher Park now has parking kiosks in all lots ($6 fee).  Bring cash, consider carpooling. 

The 15k and 5k races both start at 9:00 a.m.

Early registration rates through July 14 (postmark).  HMRRC member:  $20; non-member:  $25

After July 14:  $25 for all  Race fees are non-refundable and non-transferable, including weather related cancellations.  

Day of race registration will be available from 7:45 am to 8:30 am.   

T-shirts for the first 200 registrants.and post race refreshments including ice cream.


From Albany: I-90 to Exit 4, Route 85 West for 11.5 miles to top of Salem hill, Right on Route 157 for 4 miles to Thacher Park.

From Altamont: Route 156 (up the hill), Left at Route 157, Follow signs to Thacher Park.

Awards For Each Race to Overall Male and Female Winners, 5 year age group winners (2 deep) to 70+.

Indian Ladder Trail Run course map 2018.jpg

Questions: alwaysbusy47@gmail.com

Waiver:  You will be asked to initial on registration that you have read and agree to application waiver below.  Please read!

I know that trail running is a potentially hazardous activity.  I attest that I am physically fit and sufficiently trained to compete in this event.  I agree to abide by any decision of a race official relative to my ability to safely complete the run.  I assume all the risks associated with running in this event, including but not limited to falls, contact with other participants, the effects of the weather, including high heat and humidity, traffic and the conditions of the road, all such risks being known and appreciated by me.  Having read this waiver and in consideration of your acceptance of my entry, I, for myself and anyone entitled to act on my behalf, waive and release the Hudson-Mohawk Road Runners Club,  USA Track & Field, Inc., The State of New York, New York State Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation and Thatcher State Park, their sponsors and officials, representatives and successors from all claims or liabilities of any kind arising out of my participation in this event, even though that liability may arise out of negligence or carelessness on the part of the persons or organizations named in this waiver.  I also understand that the use of headphones, ear buds, or other listening devices during this race is prohibited and may result in my disqualification.  I give my permission to use any photographs, videos or other such recordings that may be taken of me at this event without remuneration or fee. 

Races fees are non-refundable and non-transferable, including for weather related cancellations. 

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