Tracksmith open Beacon Pop-up in Upstate New York
Will Ross, July 16, 2021
Emenating from a capital for running, Boston-based running brand Tracksmith maintain a record for raising expectations when it comes to wrapping a lifestyle around running. The brand have profiled their distinctive approach to running, from product shoots in Bolinas, California to training retreats in the woods. Most recently, they have opened a venue in Beacon, New York, 90 minutes north of Manhattan to serve as a base for runs, talks, coffee – Tracksmith Beacon Outpost.
Founder of Tracksmith Matt Taylor is familiar with Beacon, a favoured spot for Run Cannonball Run skirmishes using Mt. Beacon’s reservoir. The mighty Dia Beacon is also in town with some of the country’s most acclaimed land artists have occupied an industrial building. The Roundhouse at Beacon Falls is around the corner from the Tracksmith Beacon Outpost, a stunning hotel.
The schedule until early August goes like this:
Monday – 7-8am – Morning Run
Tuesday – 6-7pm – Track Tuesday
Wednesday – 7-8am – Morning Run
Friday – 6-8pm – Evening Workout
Saturday – 9am – Long Run
Sunday – 9am – Adventure Runs
Take the Hudson Line from Grand Central, departing at 45 minutes past the hour. The journey take 1 hour 37 minutes from Grand Central to Beacon (9 stops). Directions on Google Maps
RSVP forms ready for partipants. Find out more at journal.tracksmith.com/beacon-outpost.