New this year: 9 a.m. start time! See the full Event Schedule here.
Freihofer's, a leading baker of wholesome products, is committed to fostering the growth and recognition of women in sports and inspiring all generations of women to experience the benefits of exercise and good nutrition. That's why we're proud to sponsor the annual Freihofer's Run for Women 5K -- one of the world's largest and most prestigious all-female road races.
The 39th edition will take place at our new and improved venue in the shadow of the NY State Capitol and City Hall in the heart of downtown Albany. The new venue features improved access, better parking, a more spacious start and a gradual downhill finish surrounded by beautiful urban parks making it one of the most picturesque anywhere.
Thousands of women of all ages and abilities will compete alongside many of the country’s greatest long distance runners. In addition to the Women's 5k, the weekend events include a Health & Fitness Expo and a Kids Run series including the Freihofer’s Junior 3k.
We encourage you to pick up your race bib, cookies and bread at the Freihofer's Run for Women Health and Fitness Expo on Thursday June 1 (4pm-8pm) and Friday June 2 (noon-7pm). You'll find free parking at The Armory at Sage College for this fun no admission event which is open to the public. Directions to the Sage College of Albany can be found by visiting http://www.sage.edu/about/maps-directions/.
It's not just a competition. It's a celebration of women, family, fitness and fun!. Come experience the thrill of a lifetime at the Freihofer's Run for Women in Albany, NY on June 3, 2017 at 9:00 a.m.
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