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Spend a fun-filled day in Montgomery County, NY. Enjoy Two Exciting Events Sponsored by Montgomery County Tourism!

Montgomery Kayak-a-thon

On Saturday, August 26, kayaks, canoes, and stand-up paddle boards are all invited to join Visit Montgomery County and the Amsterdam Rotary as we launch from the Aqueduct Boat Launch at Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site and travel east along the Mohawk River, through Locks 12 and 11, for a special paddle down river that concludes at Port Jackson in Amsterdam.

Check-in will begin at 8am at the Schoharie Crossing Boat Launch. Participants can drop their kayaks, canoes and paddle boards, and then park at Lorenzo’s Southside, near Port Jackson, with shuttle service provided back to the boat launch. A post-event lunch will be available for participants at Lorenzo’s Southside.

Kayak rentals are available for participants who may not have their own boat, and each registration includes a raffle ticket for the chance to win a kayak.

Click here to register and learn more »



Cops & Joggers 5K & 10K
On Saturday, September 9, Visit Montgomery County and the Amsterdam PBA will be co-hosting this year’s expanded Cops & Joggers 5K & 10K.

This year’s event will offer running enthusiasts of all skill levels to enjoy a picturesque run through Riverlink Park in Amsterdam and along the Erie Canalway Trail.

This year’s event will include a new 10K route available for those participants who are looking to take their run a little further and see some more of our beautiful county.

Pre-register for the race by August 31 and you’re guaranteed a stylish, custom designed shirt. Awards will be presented to the top 3 finishers, male and female, in each age group and proceeds from the race will benefit the Children’s Advocacy Center of Montgomery County. Click here to learn more and sign up »