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Posted on: October 27, 2022


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CONTACT: Alay Medina / 518.434.2032

Albany, NY – The City of Albany is excited to bring you its first, annual Albany Trick or Trot Pumpkin Run 5K this Saturday, October 29th at 5:45 p.m. The Trick or Trot 5K is a great race for all ages, featuring a beautiful Halloween themed 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 prizes for Best Costume. Free Halloween treats are offered to spectators as well! Day of race packet pickup and last minute registration will be held at Academy Park from 2:00pm - 5:30pm and awards recognition and posting of results takes place at the East Capital Park following the race at 7:00pm. All registered runners will receive a free Trick or Trot Pumpkin Run 5K long-sleeve wicking fabric shirt. More information.

Registration is still 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. Online registration ends on Friday 10/28 at 12pm. Day of the race registration will be in-person only from 2:00pm to 5:30pm at Academy Park for $35, 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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