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08/05/19 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July, 2019 Wilmington, NY - The Adirondack mountain resort town of Wilmington is showcasing its rapidly growing web of mountain biking trails by hosting the third Wilmington MTB FestivalAug...
08/05/19 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July, 2019 Wilmington, NY - The Adirondack mountain resort town of Wilmington is showcasing its rapidly growing web of mountain biking trails by hosting the third Wilmington MTB Festival Aug...
07/11/19 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July, 2019 Wilmington, NY - The Adirondack mountain resort town of Wilmington is showcasing its rapidly growing web of mountain biking trails by hosting the third Wilmington MTB Festival Aug...
04/19/19 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 3, 2019 Adirondacks, USA -- Fly fishermen from across the country and Canada will convene in Wilmington, NY, May 16 - 18 for the Ausable Two-Fly Challenge. This year's catch and...
06/15/18 - Date: 06/15/2018 Contact: Jon Lundin | JLundin@orda.org | (518) 523-1655 Whiteface Mountain Cycling Center Opens Daily June 29 WILMINGTON, N.Y. --- There are several ways to enjoy a summer day in the Lake Placid...
06/07/18 - June 6, 2018 In time to welcome visitors for the upcoming season, summer attractions in the Whiteface Region are slated to open this month: Whiteface Mountain Veteran's Memorial HIghway opened daily on June 1....
04/17/18 - It's a sure sign of spring when fly fishermen flow to the Adirondacks' Whiteface Region, where the season has begun and the industry's signature event is ready to cast off. The Whiteface Region is no secret to...
11/15/17 - Whiteface Region Attractions' Opening Dates Nov. 15, 2017 In time to welcome visitors for the upcoming season, winter attractions in the Whiteface Region are slated to open this month: Whiteface Mountain is...
08/18/17 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Kim Rielly, director of communicationsRegional Office of Sustainable Tourism518.637.6559 | @kriellyMissing image (https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/?ui=2&ik=6a090d9c09&view=...
05/03/17 - Wilmington, N.Y. -- Fly fishermen from across the country and Canada will head to Wilmington, New York May 19 and 20 for the annual Ausable Two-Fly Challenge competition.It was founded 18 years ago by local...
09/07/16 - Wilmington, N.Y. -- The Whiteface Visitors Bureau invites all Adirondack explorers to attend the second Adirondack 102 Club Annual Dinner, which will be held at 6 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Whiteface Mountain Ski Center'...
08/21/16 - WILMINGTON, N.Y. - Fiery reds and oranges of fall in the Adirondacks will be complemented by Fire on the Mountain Chili Challenge at the 13th Annual Festival of the Colors at the Festival Field on Springfield...
03/13/16 - WILMINGTON, N.Y. -- With a mix of serious competition and family fun, the Biking Capital of the Adirondacks is set to host the annual Wilmington Whiteface Bike Fest on June 3 - 5, 2016. The weekend begins on...
02/18/16 - WILMINGTON, N.Y. -- The 15th annual Whiteface Mountain Uphill Bike Race will be held on the faster, newly-resurfaced Whiteface Veterans Memorial Highway on Saturday, June 4.This USATF-certified course travels 11...
02/12/16 - Wilmington, N.Y. -- Founded to celebrate the joy of fishing, spirit of sportsmanship, and preservation of a world-class fly fishery, the 17th annual Ausable Two-Fly Challenge welcomes fly fishermen from across...
09/09/15 - WILMINGTON, N.Y. - Spicy chili recipes will complement the fiery reds and oranges of Adirondack fall at the 12th Annual Festival of the Colors at the tee-ball field on Springfield Road in Wilmington from 10 a.m....
07/06/15 - Craig Wood Golf Club will host a tournament to support the Adirondack Wildlife Refuge and Rehabilitation Center with a shotgun start at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, July 10.The Adirondack Wildlife Refuge and...
05/18/15 - WILMINGTON, N.Y. - With a mix of road bike, mountain bike, uphill, downhill, serious competition and family fun, the Annual Wilmington Whiteface Bike Fest is set for June 5 - 7, 2015. The weekend begins on Friday...
01/27/15 - Wilmington, N.Y. -- Are you up for this? The 14th Annual Whiteface Mountain Uphill Bike Race will be held on the faster, newly resurfaced Whiteface Veterans' Memorial Highway on Saturday, June 6, 2015.This USATF...
09/05/14 - Wilmington, N.Y. - The Whiteface Mountain Regional Visitors Bureau is pleased to announce the addition of a Kids Fun Run as part of the 37th Annual Whiteface Mountain Uphill Foot Race on September 13, 2014. With...
09/05/14 - WILMINGTON, NY - Complete with a scarecrow building contest and pies, the 11th Annual Festival of the Colors will be held at the tee-ball field on Springfield Road in Wilmington from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday...
06/11/14 - Wilmington, N.Y. - Are you UP for this? The 13th Annual Whiteface Mountain Uphill Bike Race climbs to the top of the events calendar on Saturday, June 21.This USATF certified course runs 11 miles with an 8...
05/28/14 - WILMINGTON, NY - The Ausable River Association (AsRA) announces its third annual Ride for the River bike ride and invites residents and visitors to join in on Sunday, August 3rd.The Ride for the River was...
05/14/14 - WILMINGTON, N.Y. --- The Whiteface Mountain Veterans Memorial Highway will open for the season, this Saturday, May 17.Completed in 1935 and dedicated to Veterans of all wars, the Highway is a major north country...
11/20/13 - WILMINGTON, NY - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced $12 million in state funding to enable vital repairs along the eight-mile Whiteface Mountain Veterans' Memorial Highway, in Wilmington, New York. "The...
08/08/13 - Wilmington, N.Y. - With 25 obstacles over a four mile course, music, food and other festivities, the Ultimate Towner will take place at Whiteface Mountain in Wilmington, N.Y. on August 24.The event will start in...
06/18/13 - WIlmington, N.Y. -Interested individuals are invited to Join Wildlife Conservation Society researcher Dr. Michale Glennon and a Wild Center naturalist for an interpretive hike that focuses on mountain habitats...
06/17/13 - WILMINGTON, N.Y. --- Cameron Cogburn (Ashville, N.C.) has vacationed in the Adirondack region and he's even won two road cycling races up Whiteface Mountain, in Wilmington, N.Y., but this was the first time he...
06/05/13 - A three-day celebration of two wheels, the Annual Wilmington Whiteface Bike Fest rolls into the region from June 14-16.The weekend begins on Friday, when spectators will enjoy incredible stunts, jumps and tricks...
05/21/13 - Wilmington, N.Y. - With the onset of warmer weather and a snow-free landscape, the Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism encourages outdoor enthusiasts to explore the Whiteface region of the Adirondacks'...
04/07/13 - UPHILL Foot Race becomes part of 10th Annual Festival of the Colors Wilmington, New York - The Whiteface Mountain Regional Visitors Bureau and Santa's Workshop invite all to "run to the North Pole" at the 36th...
01/30/13 - WILMINGTON, N.Y. - The Whiteface Region is known for its namesake alpine Adirondack High Peak, but there are great winter activities to enjoy off-hill, "where the mountain meets the river".Many of the trails that...
08/22/12 - WILMINGTON, NY - Complete with a scarecrow building contest, the 9th Annual Festival of the Colors will be held Saturday, September 8, 2012.Celebrate the fall season with kids activities, arts and crafts, food,...
08/22/12 - Register now for the 8 mile uphill run!WILMINGTON, N.Y. --- In June, cyclists raced to the top of Whiteface Mountain's Veterans Memorial Highway, in Wilmington, N.Y. In September, it will be the runner's time to...
06/18/12 - WILMINGTON, N.Y. --- Justin Lindine (New Salem, Mass.) was the first rider to cross the finish line, taking top honors in the second annual Wilmington/Whiteface 100K mountain bike race (WW100) held Sunday, June...
06/08/12 - Kids will showcase their skills and compete to win a Scott Voltage JR 24 Bike!WILMINGTON, N.Y. - Kids aged 8-16 will have a chance to both learn from the experts and compete to win a Scott Voltage JR 24 Bike at...
05/21/12 - WILMINGTON, N.Y. --- Many of the country's top downhill mountain bikers will be racing for $2,500.00 in cash when they compete in the seventh annual Whiteface 5K Downhill being held at Whiteface Mountain in...
03/08/12 - WILMINGTON, N.Y. - With a mix of uphill, downhill, serious competition and family fun, the Annual Wilmington Whiteface Bike Fest is set for June 14-17, 2012.The weekend's free family-friendly events begin with "...
03/08/12 - New date offers colorful change for athletesWILMINGTON, N.Y. - The Whiteface Business and Tourism Center (WBTC) is pleased to announce a colorful date change to mark the 35th Annual Whiteface Uphill Foot Race....

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