Walking Events

A Celebration of Praise takes place at the 6 Mile Trailhead

Takes place at the 6 Mile Trailhead.

Check-in 8:30- 9:00 a.m.

Bus Leaves: 9:00 a.m.

Important: 6 mile walkers will not be allowed on the trail before10:30 a.m.

Special Program Note:

RidgeWalk logo, indicating a tradition promoting wellness for the body and soul. RidgeWalk is now an event supporting community wellness programs sponsored by Jones Memorial Hospital.

24th Annual — October 16, 2016

Jim Helms

Event Director

Jones Memorial Hospital

585.596.4002

RidgeWalk@jmhny.org

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25th Annual — October 15, 2017

Costs:             25K Trail Run, 25K Walk, 10K Trail Run, & 5K Trail Run
                         
(includes upgrade to sport-tek shirt if registered by 9/15/17)

                                       Ages 6-15: Paid by 9/15/17 $20; afterwards $25

                                       Ages 16+: Paid by 9/15/17 $30; afterwards $35

                          2 Mile Scenic, 2 Mile Guided, 6 Mile Trail, & 9 Mile Trail Walks

                                       Ages 5 and Under: Free!! (Event shirt cannot be provided)

                                       Ages 6-15: Paid by 9/15/17 $10; after $15

                                       Ages 16-55: Paid by 9/15/17 $25; after $30

                                       Age 56+: Paid by 9/15/17 $20; after $25

All RidgeWalk events showcase the stunning fall beauty of the hills of Western NY

 

2 Mile Scenic Walk

The 2 Mile Scenic Walk is paved with a short dirt road section to the finish, geared for a casual, shorter walk. There is a ˝ mile optional trail to the finish.

Check-in 10:15- 10:55 a.m.

Bus Leaves: 11:00 a.m.

 

2 Mile Trail Walk

This 2 Mile Trail Walk is a fun interactive walk for those who are looking for a low to moderate “in the woods” experience. This is a guided walk mainly off-road and on flat terrain. Enjoy some time in the woods and learn about our environment.

Check-in 9:45- 10:15 a.m.

Presentations: 10:20- 10:50 a.m.

Bus Leaves: 11:00 a.m.

 

6 Mile Trail Walk

The 6 Mile Walk starts on a forest road moving on to trails with some single-track footpaths and moderate climbs.

Check-in 9:30- 9:55 a.m.

Bus Leaves: 10:00- 10:30 a.m.

Important: 6 mile walkers will not be allowed on the trail before 10:30 a.m. And any participants reaching the South Branch aid station (approx. 2 mi. point) after 1:00 p.m. will not be able to complete the walk but will be transported to the Finish Line.

 

9 Mile Trail Walk

The 9 Mile Walk covers forest roads & trails with some single-track footpaths and moderate to somewhat challenging climbs, and is designed for experienced walkers and hikers.

Check-in 8:15- 9:30 a.m.

Bus Leaves: 9:45 a.m.

 

Important: 9 mile participants reaching the South Branch aid station (approx. 5 mi. point) after 1:00 p.m. will not be able to complete the walk but will be transported to the Finish Line.

 

25K (15.5 mi.) Trail Walk

RidgeWalk & Run’s ultimate challenge! The 25K Walk covers forest roads & trails and single-track footpaths, and is designed for experienced walkers and hikers. Also featuring several somewhat challenging climbs with some rocky and occasionally wet trail.

Check-in 7:45- 8:10 a.m.

Bus Leaves: 8:15 a.m.

 

Important: 25K participants reaching the South Branch aid station (approx. 11 mi. point) after 1:00 p.m. will not be able to complete the walk but will be transported to the Finish Line. Although there are 6 aids station on this route hydration is key therefore it is recommended to carry extra water.