Registration Opens: Halloween at Midnight

Nov 1 @ 12:00am ET / Oct 31 @ 9:00pm PT


Race Date: September 13, 2020

Start Time: 7AM

Start Location: Ulster County Fairgrounds, 2.5 miles south of the village of New Paltz, NY on County Road #7. 


First Time Entrants in the S.O.S. must have completed a Half distance (70.3) within 7 hrs or a Full distance (140.6) in 15 hours, within 18 months of race day (March 10, 2019.) You may be asked to provide documentation of your qualifications.

If you have completed the SOS within the last two years, you will need only to include the year and final time as part of your registration.


On Registration night - Go to the registration page prior to midnight Eastern Time.  Below is the look of the page BEFORE registration opens.  Note the "REGISTER NOW" button is not clickable.

  • At the stroke of midnight Eastern Time, (or 9pm Pacific Time), please refresh the page (several times) until you see the REGISTER NOW box appear bright orange – note that the page will not auto-refresh

  • Once the REGISTER NOW box appears bright orange, select the number of registrations you want by clicking the + sign, and then click REGISTER NOW.

  • Have your USAT number and expiration date AND your credit card information ready in order to complete registration
    • If you do not have a USAT number - you can purchase a one-day membership during registration

  • Figure out your estimated Finish Time. Consult the Course Maps for distances - or for a quick estimate, use your 70.3 time.

  • Categories are AGE GROUP or OPEN/PRO. Open/Pro are in first wave and not eligible for age group awards. All others select Age Group.

  • Below are screen shots of the registration questions as a guide on what will be required for registration.  THIS IS NOT THE ACTUAL REGISTRATION PAGE
    • Review the registration form questions
    • Have your answers ready in order to fill out the form quickly
    • Have your USAT membership and credit card numbers ready
    • Good Luck!!

  • Once the initial registration sells out, 20 charity slots will still be available for a $1,000 minimum donation to one of the Mohonk Preserve’s education funds.

  • The $1,000 can be obtained through fundraising or paid directly

  • If you get a message that says that registration for the event is closed and you want to use one of the charity slots you can contact the Mohonk Preserve beginning on November 3rd at 10am.  

  • See below for information on signing up through a Charity Spot




The SOS community charity is the Mohonk Preserve. Why?  Not just because the race course travels over its beautiful carriage roads and winds its way around their stunning vistas – but also because the Preserve is bringing the wonders of nature to under served children. With your help we can all make a huge difference in the lives of kids and help support this worthy cause.


Make a commitment to give or raise $1000 and receive:

Charity entry spot into the 2020 SOS

A Mohonk Preserve all privileges (hiking, biking, & climbing) membership

Two Mohonk Preserve Day Passes

Special invitations to Preserve Events


As a participant, you are still responsible for race registration fees and submitting qualifying information to SOS. If entrant chooses to fundraise for their charity spot entry fee, the Preserve will provide an online fundraising platform and fundraising policies.

To learn more, contact Andy Reynolds at the Mohonk Preserve. 845-255-0919 ext.1269 or email him at:

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