• Kids Bike Race Next Saturday On Hilltop

    The annual kids mountain bike race Hilltop Grasshopper is next Saturday, August 10, and there’s still time, to register your kids for it. In-person registration and inspection opens at 7:30 a.m., with races for kindergarteners through 8th...

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  • Machnowski Competes In 100-Mile Mountain Bike Race

    Stephen Machnowski, a Verona resident who is one of the head coaches of the Essex Offroad Mountain Bike Team, participated in the Cohutta 100, a hundred-mile ultra-endurance mountain bike race through Tennessee’s Cherokee National Forest on April...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Machnowski Takes 3rd In 33-Mile Mountain Bike Race

    Fourteen-year-old Verona resident Nina Machnowski competed in the 10th Annual Hampshire 100 endurance mountain bike race on Sunday, August 21. Machnowski races for Team Pedal Montclair and finished in third place in the 50K Sport Women class....

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  • Hunt, Smith Win Hilltop Bike Races

    For the third year, the Hilltop Reservation was the site of the Hilltop Grasshopper Kid’s Bike Race. On Saturday, August 18, racers from kindergarten through 8th grade blazed some fast laps on the dedicated Kid’s Korse, a...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • Hilltop Bike Race Coming

    Registration is now open for the third annual kids mountain bike race at Verona’s Hilltop Reservation, the Hilltop Grasshopper. The race, which takes place on Saturday, August 18, is open to kids ages 4 to 15, with...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • Hunt, Smith Are Hilltop Race Winners

    This past Saturday, the Hilltop Conservancy, with help from the Jersey Off Road Bicycle Association and the Essex County Parks Department hosted the 2nd Annual Hilltop Grasshopper Kid’s Bike Race. Two Verona students earned podium finishes for...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • Kids Bike Race Returns To The Hilltop

    Kids in Verona don’t have many opportunities for off-road bike riding. But this Saturday, August 20, the Hilltop Conservancy and the Essex County Parks Department are once again holding a kids bike race, the Hilltop Grasshopper on...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • Kids’ Bike Race Brings Crowds To Hilltop

    If you saw a steady procession of cars with bike racks on Bloomfield Avenue this past weekend, the reason was the first Hilltop Grasshopper. The mountain bike race, open to kids in kindergarten through eighth grade, was...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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