Buses to the Start
Buses leave for the start between 6:15AM and 7:00AM from Broadway and State Street in downtown Albany, about two blocks from the Hilton Albany. The last bus will leave at 7:00AM—there will be no late bus.
Public parking is available at the Riverfront Garage. Please use the two links below for more information.
Mohawk Hudson River Marathon
Your PR awaits. Think fast. Think flat. Think about accomplishing one of the greatest challenges of your life: the marathon. There's no better place to test your mental and physical strength than on our course, described in Runner's World Magazine as "simple, understated and stunning", an event with "all the amenities of a major marathon with none of the hassles." See it for yourself.
Hannaford Supermarkets Half Marathon
Half the distance, all the bragging rights. Whether you are a novice or have a hundred half marathons under your belt, the Hannaford Supermarkets Half Marathon is your race. The fast and scenic course attracts some of the best runners in the Northeast and guarantees an exciting competition. The slight elevation decline is perfect for first-time half-marathoners and returning half-marathoners alike. Bike trails, city streets, river views, fall foliage and perfect running weather: it has it all.
Run for Free!
Refer 5 friends via your registration code and have your entry refunded! When you register for the race, your confirmation page will include a referral link that you can share via email, social media, or however you choose. The confirmation email you receive will also include this information, along with a link to a page for you to track your referrals and also customize the message someone sees when registering via your referral link. On the first of each month, we'll refund all registrants who have referred 5 runners to join us! It's that simple.
Ran the Druthers Helderberg to Hudson Half Marathon on Sat, April 17?
Finish either our Mohawk Hudson River Marathon or Hannaford Half Marathon on October 10 and receive a special commemorative Race The Rivers medal.
If you finish the marathon, in addition to the medal, you will receive an additional memento.
Do note that you need to sign-up for this as part of your registration for our event.
Visit racetherivers.com for more information.