A Staten Island Tradition Now To Be Held at Freshkills Park
Staten Island, NY – Borough President Vito Fossella, along with Freshkills Park and King of the Mountain Events, will announce that the Freshkills Challenge is set to take place on April 30th. The former High Rock Challenge will now take place at the newly opened Freshkills Park. This Staten Island tradition is dedicated in memory of NYPD Officer John Kelly.
Competitors will compete using both mental and physical strength in obstacles such as sandbag carry, pond-crossing, crawling, climbing, kayak racing, and more.
The announcement will be made by Borough President Vito Fossella, Mark Murphy, Freshkills Administrator, Michael Schnall, and King of the Mountain Events. BP Fossella and Mark Murphy, Freshkills Administrator, announce the return of the former High Rock Challenge to take place at Freshkills Park as the new Freshkills Challenge. The meeting will take place at the Freshkills Park – meeting point is 300 West Service Road (Crunch) and there will be transportation to location point. The announcement occurred this past Thursday morning at 11am.
Banner Image: Running in the park challenge. Image Credit – Car Loss Voniya