The 25th Annual Albany Last Run 5K is a great race for all ages, featuring a beautiful course through Capital Holiday Lights in Washington Park and a spectacular fireworks show! Following the race, awards recognition and posting of results takes place at the Empire State Plaza Concourse at the base of the Egg, featuring age-based divisional awards and random prize drawings. This race also features chip timing. All registered runners will receive a Last Run 5K wicking fabric shirt.
Awards will be given to the 1st place male and female runners. Top three male and female finishers in each of the following categories will also receive awards: 15 and under; 16-19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70+. Post-race awards recognition and posting of results takes place at the Empire State Plaza at the base of the Egg.
Parking is located in the surface lots, garages, and metered spots throughout downtown. Free runner parking is available at the Riverfront Parking Garage thanks to Albany Parking Authority. Parking is also available on event day at metered street parking spots and the New York State Cathedral and Madison Avenue parking lots. Please note parking restrictions and street closures when planning your route. For additional parking information in and around the Empire State Plaza, please CLICK HERE.
Special ground rules in effect: 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. We reserve the right to cancel the race due to weather conditions that cause the running surface to be hazardous to the runners’ safety. City of Albany, AREEP, and any affiliate or venue associated with the Last Run 5k are not responsible for lost bibs. Ground rules are subject to change without notice. Exceptions made for medical or child care reasons may be addressed individually. (*Excludes ADA-defined service animals.)