Helderberg to
Hudson Half Marathon


Helderberg to Hudson Half Marathon Logo
April 13, 2019
Albany, NY  

Welcome to Albany!


On behalf of Discover Albany, we are delighted to welcome the Helderberg to Hudson Half Marathon to New York State's historical Capital City.  ARE YOU READY TO RACE?

We are certain your experience here will be personally rewarding, but will also provide you with an opportunity to discover all that Albany has to offer. From shopping to dining, to arts and entertainment opportunities, and countless cultural cuisine venues, Albany has it all for you to take in!!!!!

Need Help?

Deb Goedeke

If there is anything we can do prior to the race and while you are here, please contact Debby Goedeke, Convention Services Manager at 1-800-258-3582 x 100. Enjoy your stay and come back soon!



 Event Schedule and Packet Pick-Up   

Click here for the complete event schedule and packet pick-up information.              







Race the Rivers Series

The inaugural Helderberg to Hudson Half Marathon and the Mohawk Hudson Marathon are excited to present the first ever Race the Rivers Series. Complete the April Half Marathon on the Albany County Rail Trail and the October Marathon on the Mohawk Hudson Bike Path and receive both a custom Race the Rivers Series medal as well as a commemorative Race the Rivers Series mug.

Run the Helderberg to Hudson Half Marathon on April 13
and the Mohawk Hudson River Marathon on October 13.

**Receive a special commemorative Race the Rivers medal 
and mug when you finish the marathon.**

Host Hotel 

The Hotel Indigo Albany Latham is the host hotel and located conveniently to all the best spots in Albany. The hotel coffee shop is perfect for a little caffeinating before experiencing the neighborhood, and the Blu Stone Bistro & Lounge serves up locally inspired dishes in a casual setting. 

Guests can make reservations by calling the hotel directly at (518)869-9100, the rooms can be referenced under block code H2H or Helderberg to Hudson half marathon. 

Visitors Center

Check out the Discover Albany Visitors Center to find out more about Albany!...

The Discover Albany Visitors Center offers visitors access to information seven days a week.  The knowledgeable staff can answer visitor inquiries and they are well stocked with travel brochures about New York's Capital Region.

The Visitors Center is also home to the USS Albany Exhibit, an exhibit dedicated to preserving the National Heritage of the City of Albany and to honor all those who proudly served aboard ships named after the capital city of New York State. Experience the rich history of the USS Albany ships starting in 1846 to the current day. Come walk through history and view memorabilia!

Lark Street

Located just a short walk from downtown Albany's business district is Lark Street, often referred to as the "Greenwich Village" of the Capital Region. With countless restaurants, cafes, art galleries, boutiques and more, Lark Street is reminiscent of the great and colorful neighborhoods of Manhattan. For more information on dining and shopping on Lark Street, please click here.

Wolf Road 

Explore Wolf Road and you will find many options for shopping and dining, including over 40 restaurants and Colonie Center Shopping Mall featuring L.L. Bean, P.F. Chang's, The Cheesecake Factory, Sephora, Christmas Tree Shops and Regal Cinemas Stadium 13.

Great Fun in Albany!

Why Albany



Take Your Taste Buds on a Tour!

Taste Albany's rapidly evolving culinary scene by exploring the food print of this historic city on the west bank of the Hudson River!

  • 5+ tastes and sips that represent Albany's culinary and craft brewing scene.

  • Discover New York's historic connection with craft brewing and how it has returned to flourish.

  • Get an insider's introduction to one of the oldest churches in New York and discover where some of the famous congregants sat.See if you can find all the Nipper statues and how they are connected to this legacy city.

Where do you like to eat and drink?

Eat Drink Repeat

Albany Dining

Click here for Albany's dining options while you are in town!......

Useful Links

Dining Options, Maps & Attractions
Albany Attractions
Downtown Albany Dining & Map
Parking in Downtown Albany
Wolf Road Dining Options & Map

Travel Information
Albany International Airport
Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Capital District Transportation Authority
Driving Directions

Shopping Information
Colonie Center Mall
Crossgates Mall
Stuyvesant Plaza



Citizens Bank

10 North Pearl Street

(518) 447-0151

Key Bank

120 State Street

(518) 433-2000

Key Bank

66 South Pearl Street 

(518) 257-8702

NBT Bank of Albany         

 54 State Street                       

(518) 426-3285

Medical Care Facilities


Albany Medical Center

43 New Scotland Avenue

(518) 262-3125

Albany Memorial Hospital

600 Northern Boulevard

(518) 471-3221

St. Peter's Hospital

315 South Manning Boulevard

(518) 525-1550




16 New Scotland Avenue

(518) 434-0667

Rite Aid

17 North Pearl Street

(518) 434-6024



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