Poker Run and Bike Ride to Support the KLT

Run or ride to pick up cards and play your best hand at Kingston’s Night Market to win prizes! Tickets available at www.kingstonlandtrust.org/2015ride.

KLT_PokerRunPoster_FINALKingston, NY – Looking for an excuse to get out your bike or go for a run this Friday? We’ve got you covered with the Kingston Land Trust’s first Poker Run and Bike Ride, starting at 6:00 PM at Dietz Stadium and concluding at Kingston’s Night Market on lower Broadway. Along the way, ticket holders will pick up cards from special stops including Keegan Ales, Boices Dairy, and the future trailhead for the Kingston Point Rail Trail. A bonus stop at Duffy’s on Delaware Avenue provides a chance to change your luck by drawing an extra card!

At 8:30pm, ticket holders will gather at the Kingston Land Trust’s table at Kingston’s Night Market on lower Broadway to play their best hand. Using all the cards they’ve collected, players will assemble a hand and compete for prizes!

Prizes include gift-bags from Kingston Wine Co.; copies of “Cycling the Hudson Valley,” a comprehensive guide for bicyclists and hikers published by Parks & Trails NY; and a special keepsake from the site of the future Kingston Point Rail Trail!

Purchase your tickets online at www.kingstonlandtrust.org/2015ride, or arrive early at the Dietz Stadium to purchase them at the door. A guided group ride to each of the card locations will leave the stadium at 6:30pm.

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About the Kingston Land Trust and the Rail Trail Committee – The Kingston Land Trust is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to the protection and preservation of open space, historic sites, wetlands, scenic areas, and forests in the City of Kingston and the surrounding region to include the Town of Ulster and the Town of Kingston. The Rail Trail Committee is dedicated to planning, development, utilization, and proper maintenance of rail trails and other non-motorized linkages in the City of Kingston. More information is available at KingstonLandTrust.org.

About the Kingston Greenline – The Kingston Greenline is a partnership of the Kingston Land Trust and the City of Kingston to develop a city-wide system of trails, bikeways, promenades, paths and complete streets. The Kingston Greenline will provide residents and visitors with healthy, active, non-motorized ways to connect to the City’s vibrant commercial, cultural, historical and recreational assets. The Greenline will also weave together a growing regional trail network, providing an amenity-rich urban trail hub that promotes active transportation and tourism. More information is available at KingstonGreenline.org and facebook.com/kingstonrailtrails.

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