Plattekill Mountain is gearing up for mud, adventure and most importantly fun, with preparations full speed ahead as they get ready to host the ‘Superhero Scramble Adventure Race’ coming to Plattekill Mountain in Roxbury, NY on Saturday July 20.
This challenging adventure endurance race to be held at the mountain will be complete with over twenty obstacles spanning over four miles of terrain across the entire mountain. This event is the first of its kind at Plattekill and is part of a fifteen-race series that is being run by” Superhero Scramble”, an adventure series that spans from California to Florida and up and over to Plattekill this year! Endurance events of this nature have been become more and more popular over the years offering a variety of obstacles designed to test resilience, strength, endurance and ‘Superhero’ abilities. This particular course will feature X-Treme Rock Walls, Super Slime slide, Leap of Faith and more. Elite athletes are expected to finish the course in about 45 minutes and the average participant more like 1.5 hours. There are categories for all ages ranging from ages 4-8 and on up.
This particular series proudly donates 5% of every registration to charity which is unmatched across the entire industry by proudly supporting armed forces, veterans, police and firefighters specifically.
Competitors are encouraged to dress up in their best Superhero attire to fit the overall theme and be a true Superhero by completing the course. Registration is open thru event day, however if you pre-register you can save money off your registration at www.superheroscramble.com and even more by entering PLATTEKILL at checkout to save an additional $5.
As for spectating, there will be plenty of food and beverage options plus dj at the finish cheering the competitors on. Parking is $10/car and there is an entrance fee of $20 per person and children 13 and under are free. If you are interested in volunteering for the event, entrance fee and parking is free and you can participate in the race (or a future race) at no charge. To register and more information on volunteering visit www.superheroscramble.com/volunteer.
The July 4th weekend at Plattekill will definately not be lacking in one thing...ACTION! The lifts will spin July 4-7...all 4 days for the July 4th Holiday weekend for recreational riding as well as hosting the EthirteenEast Coast Showdown event featuring Downhill racing , Super D and Enduro events --more--. We'll be offering FREE Thursday and Friday tickets to anyone who participates in all 3 events, so come put your skills to the test and SAVE too!
Racing not your thing? We will have a variety of brand new mountain bikes available for rent. Of if you'd prefer a scenic chairlift ride, the lifts will spin from 10am-5pm all 4 days. Hiking is also available on the mountain and our BBQ will be open as well as camping facility.
Happy July 4th from all of us here at Plattekill Mountain!
Huge shout out to everyone that came out for the 2013 ProGRT race stop at Plattekill this past weekend... THANKS for your support! Despite the 30 degree temps and rain (and snow) that fell for much of the weekend, a great event was had. Congrats to Neko Mulally ofTrek World who took home the first place win in the Pro Men category with a finishing time of 2:15.33 and to Anne Galyean racing for Integrity who took home the fastest Pro Women time of 2:59.81. For complete listing of all the final face results click here.