Event Features Last Chance Sign Up, Seminars and Family-Friendly Health and Fitness Activities
ALBANY, N.Y. (May 16, 2019) — Capital Region residents are invited to get their summer off to a healthy start by attending the Freihofer’s Run for Women’s Health & Fitness Expo, a companion event to the 41st Freihofer’s Run for Women.
The free, two-day event, which is open to the general public, will be held Thursday, May 30 from 4-8 p.m. and Friday, May 31 from noon to 7 p.m. at The Armory at Sage College of Albany on New Scotland Avenue.
“The Freihofer’s Run for Women Health and Fitness Expo showcases the best in health and fitness in the Capital Region,”
said Freihofer’s Run for Women Co-director Kristen Hislop. “It highlights fitness facilities, health and wellness companies, health and fitness activities, nutrition and healthy eating, fitness apparel and gear, plus clinics on self-defense, mental health and running, and preparing yourself to run injury free. In addition, the Expo is the site for last chance registration for the Freihofer’s Run for Women, Junior 3K and Kids’ Runs. Attendees can also pick up their race numbers, Freihofer’s bread and, of course, delicious Freihofer’s chocolate chip cookies!”
“We’re looking forward to welcoming more than 4,500 runners and their families and friends to the Freihofer’s Run for Women Health and Fitness Expo on Sage’s Albany campus,” said Christopher Ames, president of The Sage Colleges. “Several members of the Sage community, including representatives from Sage’s Office of Admission and Nursing and Nutrition programs, are taking part in the Expo and are proud to be part of this family-friendly event that celebrates health, wellness and our active city.”
The first 100 through the door each day will receive an Athleta bag. There will be raffles that are free to enter. Many booths will be doing additional giveaways. Marathon Brewing, a new endeavor from The Boston Beer Company, will sample 26.2 Brew, a lower calorie beer flavored with coriander and citrus, while Monster Energy and Cabot Cheese will give away product. Food will also be available for sale.
A partial list of vendors includes: ABLE Corrective Chiropractic, Athleta, Monster Energy, Orangetheory Fitness, Saratoga Essential Oils, Bondi Band, BeeCause Charms, Lavenlair Farm, Club Pilates, Saratoga CBD Company, Fleet Feet, LL Bean, Fly to Fit, Zooma Women’s Race Series, iCRYO Cryotherapy, LULAROE, Adirondack Cotton Company, FormedbyMe, Girls Inc., Sipology By Steeped Tea, Caring Together Inc., Adirondack Aquatic Center, Mental Health Association in New York State Inc., Paparazzi Accessories, Saratoga Aromatherapy, Roundabout Runners Club, Plexus, Mohawk Hudson Humane Society, FH Foundation, Power Surge Nut Butters, The Turmeric Store, T-Mobile, EmUrgentCare (Albany Med), YMCA Camp Chingachgook, Renewal by Andersen, Gutter Helmet, Bath Fitter, LeafFilter Gutter Protection, The Freedom Model for Addictions, and many more.
Sponsors include 99.5 The River and The Sage Colleges.
Freihofer’s®, a leading baker of delicious products, is committed to fostering the growth and recognition of women in sports and inspiring all generations of women to experience the benefits of exercise and nutritious eating. Freihofer’s continues to set the pace by sponsoring the annual Freihofer’s Run for Women 5K. Now in its 41st year, the event is home to the Masters World Best & U.S. All-Comers record of 15:48 set in 2004 by Colleen DeReuck and features thousands of women from recreational joggers to Olympians who challenge themselves on the picturesque