Albany Last Run 5k


Albany Last Run 5K Virtual!

The City of Albany and St. Peter’s Cardiac & Vascular Center present the 24th annual Albany Last Run 5K virtually this year!  Runners can complete their run during the month of December and then submit their time.  Awards for the race will be mailed to the winners in January after the race is completed.  


Registration is now open! Visit:


The price points for this year will be:


$15 to race 


$25 to race and receive a T-Shirt


$35 to race and receive a T-Shirt and Hat


 *Please note: t-shirts are available to only the first 500 registrants that choose the $25 or $35 option.



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The 24th Annual St. Peters Cardiac and Vascular Center 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.)


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The City of Albany, NY Office of Cultural Affairs plans, produces and co-sponsors an array of fairs, festivals, and concerts promoting art, entertainment and cultural interest for all ages. These special events are 100% underwritten by generous local and national sponsors.



The City of Albany Office of Cultural Affairs
Room 402 City Hall
Albany, NY 12207
P: (518) 434.2032

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