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Posted on: September 19, 2022


Trick or Trot

CONTACT:    Alay Medina, Director/518.434.2032

Albany, NY – The City of Albany is excited to announce its first, annual Albany Trick or Trot Pumpkin Run 5K on Saturday, October 29th at 5:45 p.m. The Trick or Trot 5K is a great race for all ages, featuring a beautiful course through historic Washington Park and kicks off with an amazing fireworks display by East Capital Park, in front of City Hall. Participants are encouraged to dress up in your favorite Halloween costumes, as we walk & run through Albany and Washington Park. The race also features chip timing by Albany Running Exchange, age and gender based divisional awards, Halloween treats for participants and random prize drawings. Awards recognition and posting of results takes place at the East Capital Park following the race. All registered runners will receive a free Trick or Trot Pumpkin Run long-sleeve wicking fabric shirt. For more information, go to

Registration is now open! Runners are encouraged to register early to ensure their spot. Participants may register online via Zippy Registration or download the mail-in entry form. Early registration is only $25, increases to $30 on October 1 and $35 on the day of race, only if the event limit is not reached.  

The Trick or Trot Pumpkin Run 5K is produced with the help of community volunteers. Sign up to be part of this great experience by visiting, calling 518.434.5416 or emailing

For additional information, call the City of Albany Office of Cultural Affairs at 518.434.5411 or email Keith Morales. Visit and follow @albanyNYevents on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for updates. 

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