2023 Albany's Trick or Trot Pumpkin Run 5K

Saturday October 28th!

Trick or Trot Pumpkin Run 5K is a great race for all ages, featuring a beautiful Halloween inspired course through Jennings Landing. Following the race, awards recognition and posting of results takes place, featuring age-based divisional awards and prizes. Costumes encouraged! Costumes encouraged! This race also features chip timing by ARE Event Productions. All registered runners will receive a wicking fabric shirt. =

5K registration is limited to 400 participants!


Wednesday, October 25th @ARE 21A Railroad Ave Albany 


Thursday, October 26th, 2023 @ ARE 21A Railroad Ave Albany

 (7:00AM – 9:00AM) & (4:00PM-7:00PM) 

Friday, October 27th @ City Hall 24 Eagle Street 

(11:00AM – 6:00PM) 

Saturday, October 28th @ TBA 


Awards will be given to the 1st place male and female runners and Best Costume Prize for Adults and Children. 

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 East Capital Park, across from City Hall. 

Parking: $5 flat fee parking is available at the Riverfront Garage (2 Columbia St.). Handicap parking and EV charging spaces are available att his location, for more information on parking options, visit 

Special ground rules in effect: No alcoholic beverages, glass containers of any kind, animals or pets*. All entry fees are final and non-refundable. 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 Trick or Trot Pumpkin Run 5K are not responsible for lost bibs. Ground rules are subject to change without notice. Exceptions made for medical or childcare reasons may be addressed individually. (*Excludes ADA-defined service animals.)

Strollers are welcome but we strongly encourage runners with strollers to start in the back for the safety of all involved.



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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.



City of Albany Office of Cultural Affairs
City Hall - Room M252
Albany, NY 12207
P: (518) 434.2032

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