Helderberg to
Hudson Half Marathon

Saturday, August 29, 2020
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?


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

Run the Mohawk Hudson River Marathon & Hannaford Half Marathon on Sunday, October 11th and finish either our Helderberg to Hudson Half Marathon on April 18th and receive a special commemorative Race The Rivers medal. If you finish the marathon, in addition to the medal, you will receive an additional memento. Do note that you need to sign-up for this as part of your registration for our event.
Visit racetherivers.com for more information.

Run the Helderberg to Hudson Half Marathon on August 29
and the Mohawk Hudson River Marathon on October 13.

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

Race the River

Host Hotel 

The Holiday Inn Express Downtown is located in the heart of historic Downtown Albany minutes away from the area's top destinations. The hotel is within walking distance to Empire State Plaza, Albany Capital Center, the State Capitol, NYS Museum, Times Union Center, The Hudson River and 22 of the top restaurants in the area.

Guests can make reservations by calling the hotel directly at (518) 434-4111, the rooms can be referenced under block code HHH or Helderberg to Hudson Half Marathon. 


Great Fun in Albany!

Why Albany


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.

New York City Streets in Albany Lark Street

Lark Street Streets 4


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.

Albany Pine Bush Preserve The Crossings

Reel Seafood Co. Buca di Beppo

Colonie Center DTN - HI - Crossgates Mall

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.

Taste of Troy Food Tours Historic Downtown Albany Food Tour DTN image


Where do you like to eat and drink?

Eat Drink Repeat

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Downtown Albany Area Information 



Citizens Bank

10 North Pearl Street (518) 447-0151

Key Bank

120 State Street (518) 433-2000

NBT Bank of Albany

54 State Street (518) 426-3285

Pioneer Bank

90 State Street (518) 427-5913



The Cathedral of All Saints

62 South Swan Street (518) 465-1342

Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

125 Eagle Street (518) 463-4447

St. Peter's Episcopal Church

107 State Street (518) 434-3502

Medical Care Facilities


Albany Medical Center

43 New Scotland Avenue (518) 262-3125

Samaritan Hospital - Albany Memorial Campus

600 Northern Boulevard (518) 471-3221

St. Peter's Hospital

315 South Manning Boulevard (518) 525-1550




16 New Scotland Avenue (518) 434-0667


17 North Pearl Street (518) 434-6024





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