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14th Annual IceBreaker 5K Challenge

Sat March 30, 2024 Albany, NY 12201 US Directions


14th Annual IceBreaker Challenge 5K

10:00AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT

IceBreaker Challenge Kids Run

9:30AM EDT - 10:00AM EDT

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at


1 Colonie St
Corning Preserve Boat Launch
Albany, NY US 12201


The IceBreaker Challenge is a one of a kind Capital District running/walking road race challenging runners and walkers against rowers from the Albany Rowing Center. Runners/walkers will travel along the Corning Preserve Bicycle Path while rowers from the Albany Rowing Center will race alongside in shells on the Hudson River.  It is also a major fundraiser for the Albany Rowing Center, helping us to expand access to rowing and to the Hudson River for community members of all ages. Come join us for this unique and exciting event at the Albany Rowing Center Boathouse in the Corning Preserve.

This year we will be providing souvenir t-shirt to the first 250 registrants, as well as prizes from a local vendor for all race category winners!

Registration opens at 8:00 a.m.  Kids run starts at 9:30 a.m., and 5K starts at 10:00 a.m.  

Packet pick-up and last-chance registration will be Friday, March 29 from 4-7p.m. at Fort Orange Brewing, or race day beginning at 8:00 a.m.

Parking is available at the Corning Preserve Boat Launch.  If the boat launch lot fills, parking attendants will direct you to an overflow lot.

RACE SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE!  Contact us for more information.  Sponsorship deadline is Friday, March 8.

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