Mohawk Hudson River Marathon
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Presented by:
Hudson Mohawk
Road Runners Club

our sponsors

Hanaford Supermarkets

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Official apparel partner:
Greenlayer
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This event is a partner with:

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Adirondack Sports And Fitness
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Albany
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Monroe Wheelchair
 

General Race Information
Races are presented by the Hudson Mohawk Road Runners Club.
There is no day-of-race registration OR packet pick up.

Date: Sunday, October 8, 2017

Start Times:

8:00 a.m. Marathon
8:00 a.m. Hannaford Supermarkets Half Marathon
Marathon Start Location: Central Park, Schenectady, NY
Hannaford Supermarkets Half Marathon Start Location: Colonie Town Park, 71 Schermerhorn Road, Cohoes, NY
Finish Line Jennings Landing at Corning Preserve, Albany, NY

Packet Pick Up and Expo:

Albany Capital Center

Saturday, October 7,, 2017
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Albany Capital Center
55 Eagle Street
Albany NY

 

There is no day-of-race registration OR packet pick up.

Top Ten Marathon

Course Information:
This is a point-to-point course that is primarily flat and fast, with a net elevation loss of 370 feet.
The Hannaford Supermarkets Half Marathon uses the second half of the marathon course. Approximately two-thirds of the marathon course is on paved bike path, one-third on city streets. The bike path is not closed to public use and city streets are not closed to vehicular traffic. Participants are required to run or walk on the left shoulder of the road when using city streets, unless otherwise instructed by race or police officials. Please use caution.

Both courses are certified by USATF. The Mohawk Hudson River Marathon can be used as a Boston Qualifiying race. (Marathon: USATF Certificate NY13094JG, Hannaford Supermarkets Half Marathon: USATF Certificate NY13095JG).

The marathon is part of the Hudson Mohawk Road Runners Club Grand Prix Series.

Bus Transportation:
Complimentary bus transportation will be available to all participants from downtown Albany (near the host hotel and finish line area) to the start of each race. Bus departure begins at 6:15 a. m. with last bus at 6:45 a. m.Please reserve a spot on the bus when registering. To those participants needing transportation from the finish area back to the start line: the bus to the start of the Hannaford Supermarkets Half Marathon leaves at 12:30 p.m. and the bus to the start of the marathon leaves at 2:30 p.m. No reservation is necessary.

Parking is extremely limited at Colonie Town Park. Particpants are encouraged to use the bus from downtown Albany, if possible.

Baggage Check:
Participants can check a bag at the start of each race, which will be transported to the finish area. If you plan to check a bag, our clear plastic bag must be used (distributed at expo). Any other type of bag or backpack will not be accepted – no exceptions. Please make sure that your bib number, name and a contact number is visible on the bag. A tag for your bag is provided on your bib.

Shirts:
All registered participants will receive a gender-specific technical race shirt.

Weather:
The normal temperature range in Albany in October is 60°F/40°F (15C/4C)

Participants’ Amenities:
Water and Gatorade will be available at approximately every 2 miles on the course. GU will be available at two locations on the course.

Course Record:
Marathon
2:15:52 Tyler Andrews (2016)
2:34:21 Jodie Robertson (2014)

Hannaford Supermarkets Half Marathon
Men: 1:05:48 Louis Serafini
Women: 1:18:09 Samantha Roecker (2016)

2016 Winners:
Marathon
Men: 2:15:52 Tyler Andrews
Women: 2:37:54 Roberta Groner
>Click here for past winners

Hannaford Supermarkets Half Marathon
Men: 1:05:48 Louis Serafini
Women: 1:20:40 Grace Kahura
>Click here for past winners