Albany Last Run 5K

St. Peter’s Cardiac & Vascular Center Last Run 5K - December 10, 2016

Be a part of Albany's best winter run, celebrating its 20th year, on Saturday, December 10, 2016. The St. Peter's Cardiac & Vascular Center Last Run kicks off at 5:00pm and winds through Price Chopper/Market 32 Capital Holiday Lights in Washington Park.

Following the race, there will be an awards recognition and posting of results at the Empire State Plaza Concourse at the base of The Egg, featuring age-based divisional awards and random prize drawings. This race also includes chip timing by ARE Productions. There will also be a spectacular fireworks show!

Bibs will be available based on the last name of the registrant. If picking up more than 3 bibs, please see multiple bib line and be prepared to sign a form for all participants you are picking up for. Last run staff are not responsible for lost bibs, so please be sure to keep your bib safe once picked up!

All registered runners will receive a Last Run 5k wicking fabric shirt (sizes are not guaranteed after November 1st).


Awards will be given to the 1st place male and female runner, as well as the top three male and female finishers in each of the following age categories: 15 and under, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+.

The post-race party for all registered runners takes place at the Empire State Plaza at the base of The Egg.

Registration Cost:

Limited to 1,700 runners, the Last Run 5K typically sells out well in advance. Runners are encouraged to register early to ensure their spot. Participants may register online or mail in their entry form.

Early registration is only $25, and increases to $30 on November 1. Day-of registration is $35 if spaces are still available.


Parking is located in the surface lots, garages, and metered spots throughout downtown. All meters are free in Albany on weekends as well as NYS Museum and Cathedral lots on Madison Avenue. Please note parking and street closures when planning your route.

Special Ground Rules

No alcoholic beverages, glass containers of any kind, animals, or pets. All entry fees are final and non-refundable. Due to the hour of the race, dogs and carriages are prohibited. This event may be cancelled due to inclement weather. Ground rules are subject to change without notice. Exceptions for medical or child care reasons may be addressed individually.

For more information call City of Albany Office of Special Events at (518) 434-2032.

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