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Ice Breaker Challenge 5K

The Ice Breaker 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 along side in shells on the Hudson River.

Ice Breaker Challenge 2021 - March 27th

The 11th annual IceBreaker Challenge 5k will be run as a virtual event. After you register, you will receive a link to your confirmation page where you can customize your virtual race bib, submit your results, and upload a photo for our virtual event gallery. You can then run or walk your 5k any time from March 26-28 in a location of your choosing.

Our rowing teams will be present out on the river and holding practice on the morning of Saturday, March 27, so know that we will be rowing in solidarity with your running efforts. There will also be a table out in front of the Albany Rowing Center boathouse from 10 am - 12 noon on Saturday, March 27 as well as Sunday, March 28, for t-shirt pickup and a chance to say hello to the rowers.


Registration will be online. Go HERE to register. There will be a $25 registration fee.

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