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The Irish Sweat-er Albany St. Patrick's Day 5K

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The Irish American Heritage Museum, in partnership with the Downtown Albany Business Improvement District (BID) and Albany Running Exchange Event Promotions (AREEP), presents the second annual Irish Sweat-er 5K in downtown Albany.

This fun run for all ages takes place along the route of the 69th Annual Albany St. Patrick’s Day Parade, just before the parade steps off at 2:00 PM.

Online registration for the 5K is now open at Advance registration is $30, and $35 on race day.

All runners will receive a free gift with registration and an invitation to the post-race celebration at the Irish American Heritage Museum.

Runners are encouraged to sign up as teams, with a special discounted rate available to registrants who refer three or more friends. 

Proceeds from the race will benefit the Irish American Heritage Museum, a permanently chartered 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and telling the story of the contributions of the Irish people and their culture in America. The Museum provides year-round access to exhibits and the Pat O’Dwyer Library, as well as lectures, presentations, film screenings, book signings, and other special programs.

Learn more about the Irish American Heritage Museum at 

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