2019 Meadows & Trails 5K and Kids Dash

Saturday, October 19th      


All proceeds from this event benefit Education Programs & Events at the Nature Museum.      

Run Wild! Enjoy majestic scenery and gorgeous autumn color as you run (or walk!) past muskrat ponds, thru tall grass meadows, along wide grassy paths, elevated berm views, clearly marked wooded trails, and past Grasshopper Grove at the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum (HHNM). Our entire 5K course is off road and remains on our property! Your participation in this non-profit event will greatly support the wonderful Adult and Family programs the Museum offers throughout the year, and the nature-based education programs provided to schools throughout the Hudson Valley.Come and share the glorious view of Black Rock Mountain cloaked in fall splendor while supporting an incredible Hudson Valley resource, the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum.

This event is rain or shine!

Location:  The Hudson Highlands Nature Museum's Outdoor Discovery Center: 120 Muser Road (across from 174 Angola Road, Cornwall, NY 12518.  Click here for a map and directions. 

Parking: Free parking is available onsite

Date & Times:  

  • Race Packet pickup & Same-day registration: 7:30 am – 8:45 am

  • Walkers begin: 9:00 am

  • Runners begin: 9:15am

  • Kid's Dash (Ages 3-7 only) 9:20am

  • Awards Ceremony: 10:00 am

PLEASE NOTE:  Pets are not allowed on the property.  Stroller running is not permitted as the not suited to strollers. 

Race Distance:  5 kilometers (3.1 mile) Measured by Orange Runners Club members (Run OR Walk the course) 

Registration & Entry Fee: 

  • $30 5K Pre-entry Fee thru October 7th, 2019

  • $40 after October 7th, 2019

  • 5K FEE INCLUDES: Race packet, T-shirt (first 100 entries guaranteed), post-race refreshments, and medals to place winners in each age group.

  • Register online or by mail below; mail must be postmarked by October 7th, 2019

  • Kid’s Dash: FREE entry

  • Team Stillman: 5K FREE ENTRY for local students 8-18- Register below. This team is generously sponsored by Nat and Tracy Stillman & Laura and Ted Hromadka

When registering for Team Stillman (students 8-18) at check out, please input the parent/guardian information in the “Contact Information” section and the child’s information (name/waiver, t-shirt size, age, and gender)
in the “Item Questions” section.

 ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSES ON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18 AT 3PM

SAME-DAY REGISTRATION AT THE MUSEUM BEGINS AT 7:30AM ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19

Thank you to our Sponsors! 

Nat & Tracy Stillman

CDS Auto & Truck Repair LLC

FCC Gallery & Awards

Village PIZZERIA & Restaurant

McBride Gaillard Law Office

RPC Electric LLC

Bagel World

Become a Sponsor! 

For more information and to become a Sponsor or contact Jessica Oliveri in the Museum's Development Office at 845-534-5506 ext 215,  joliveri@hhnm.org or click below!