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Event Schedule

THURSDAY May 31, 2018

Health & Fitness Expo & Last Chance Athlete Registration, Bib, Shirt and Cookie/Bread Pick-up – 4pm to 8pm

  • Come pick up your race bib, t-shirt, cookies/bread and check out the Health & Fitness Expo at the same time! Find health and fitness exhibitors along great bargains on running and fitness gear. Have a bite to eat, get your blood pressure taken and relax before the race. Parking and admission are free.

FRIDAY June 1, 2018

Health & Fitness Expo & Last Chance Athlete Registration, Bib, Shirt and Cookie/Bread Pick-up – Noon to 7pm

  • Come pick up your race bib, t-shirt, cookies/bread and check out the Health & Fitness Expo at the same time! Find hands-on health and fitness exhibits from all over the country, health seminars, and great bargains on running and fitness gear. Admission is free.

SATURDAY June 2, 2018

Bib, Shirt and Cookies/Bread pick-up – 6:30 a.m. – 8:20 a.m. – North Side of the Empire State Plaza next to State Street

Packet Pick-up will begin at 6:30 a.m. on race morning. We recommend you park to the South of the Plaza if picking up your bib or taking advantage of bag check. Available parking areas include: The East Garage, the Times Union Center, the V-lot at the Plaza, and the new Capital Center. Garage as well as on street parking on Swan Street.

Freihofer’s Run for Women 5K – 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Join over 4,000 women – recreational joggers to Olympians – in this the annual event.
5K Start 9:00am with line up starting at 8:40a in the colored corrals
Last 5K Finisher approximately 10:00am

Awards Ceremony – 10 a.m.

5K Awards 10:00 a.m. – Main Stage in East Capitol Park
Age Group Award Winners can pick up their awards in the age group award tent as soon as the last runner finishes
3K Awards immediately following the 3K run finish

Freihofer’s Junior 3K Run – 11 a.m.

Join us for a 1.86-mile road race to promote an active, healthy lifestyle for girls and boys ages 7-14.

Freihofer’s Kids’ Run – 11 a.m.

11:00 a.m., Kids’ Mile, Washington Ave.

All other Kids’ Run distances, Washington Ave.

  • 50m Start immediately following the 3k Finish
  • 100m Start immediately following the 50m
  • 200m Start immediately following the 100m
  • 400m Start immediately following the 200m

There is no entry fee, but all runners must be registered and will receive a cool kids’ t-shirt just for participating, while supplies last. For kids ages 3-11.