Registration Now Open for 33rd Freihofer's Run for Women on June 4th in Albany, NY

ALBANY, NY (January 19, 2011) — Just as the early bird catches the worm, initial entrants into the 33rd annual Freihofer's Run for Women can reap the benefits by getting a jump-start on the competition.

In anticipation of a record field, race officials for the prestigious all-female road race — the only 5K in the world to hold a "silver" label designation from the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) — have started accepting registrations for the event, which is set for 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 4th in downtown Albany, NY. To register, visit freihofersrun.com, or call (518) 273-5552. The registration fee through 3/31/11 is $25.

The first 500 registrants will be entered to win an Apple iPod Touch. Additional high-end giveaways are slated to come in the months leading up to the race. The earlier participants register, the more items they have the opportunity to win. Check out the Freihofer's Run for Women Facebook page to stay up-to-date on these giveaways, as well as other race news.

In addition to having an opportunity to compete against more than 4,000 runners, ranging from Olympians to recreational athletes, all Run for Women entrants will receive a stylish commemorative high-performance, female-cut technical t-shirt. Other perks include free massages, chiropractic adjustments and discounted running equipment at the CapitalCareHealth & Fitness Expo; clinics featuring elite athletes; live music both around the course and on-stage following the race; and, refreshments, courtesy of Price Chopper supermarkets.

For more information, visit freihofersrun.com. From the home page, you can also link the event's Facebook, Twitter and YouTube pages.

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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. Freihofer's continues to set the pace by sponsoring the annual Freihofer's Run for Women 5K. Now in its 33rd year, the event, which is home to the Master's World & U.S. All-Comers record, features thousands of women of all ages and abilities from Olympians to recreational joggers, who challenge themselves on the picturesque 3.1-mile course. For more information, visit http://www.freihofers.com/

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