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Race Information

Thank you to everyone who attended the 2014 Race for the Cure®!

Fundraising will remain open until October 31st, 2014. Sleep-in for the Cure registration will remain open until October 12th, 2014. 

If you would still like to recieve a 2014 Race Shirt and Pin, or to fundraise with a team, please register for "Sleep in For the Cure" before October 12th.

We hope to see everyone next year on October 3rd, 2015. 


Race Results



Whose Life Are You Running For?  Participate in the 20th Annual Susan G. Komen Northeastern New York Race for the Cure® and show everyone whose life you are running for. Are you running for your mother, your sister, a co-worker, a friend? Are you running for your own life? Or are you running for the future? No matter whose life you are running for, now is the time to get involved and run for their life! 

Komen Northeastern New York Race for the Cure

September 13, 2014

9 a.m.

Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York

Local Honorary Chairs:  The Honorable Kathy Sheehan, Mayor of Albany and Benita Zahn, NewsChannel 13

All funds from the Komen Race for the Cure go to research, education, screening and treatment programs.

We want 4000 participants at the 2014 Race, so start recruiting your team now! We plan to raise $300,000 with this event and we need your help to reach our goal!

Our Race Registration Brochure and Race Registration form will be available later this Spring! Again this year the three most improved runners, based on their times, from the 2014 Freihofer's Run for Women to the 2014 Komen NENY Race for the Cure will get a prize.

Download the 2014 Save the Date Flyer to distribute in your community! 


Parking Information

FAQ's


Race Day Schedule

  • 7:30am: Onsite Registration Opens (5K runners must be registered by 8:30am in order to get a timing chip. Walkers can register up until the start of the walk.)
  • 9:00am: 5k Race for the Cure Begins on Madison Ave
  • 9:45am: Survivor Photo at the Stage
  • 10:00am: 2 Mile Family Walk Begins on Madison Ave
  • 11:00am: Awards Ceremony and Raffle Drawing at the Stage
  • 11:30am: Kids for the Cure Dash with BlueCross/BlueShield near Agency Building 2. (Behind the Dunkin Donuts Truck)

Packet Pickup
Thursday 9/11/14 and Friday 9/12/14
11am-7pm

Individuals and Teams can pick up their packets on Thursday 9/11/14 and Friday 9/12/14 from 11am-7pm at the Empire State Plaza. Packet pickup will be located on the concourse near the Madison Avenue doors.
Parking Info FOR PACKET PICKUP ONLY
(For race day parking visit our Parking Page)
There is metered street parking on Madison Avenue between South Swan and Eagle Street.
You may find free parking in the surrounding neighborhoods.
Park in the V-lot for $5
**Be sure to read the signs on the streets as they have recently changed the parking rules for both Metered and Free Parking **

For the third year, children 10 and under can participate in an untimed fun run on the Empire State Plaza at 11:30am.  The registration fee is $10.00 and a parent or guardian must complete and sign a waiver for each child participating and accompany them to the event.  Children participating will receive a Race t-shirt, a special bib, and a finisher’s ribbon.  This is a great opportunity to teach children about community service and healthy lifestyles. The distances are:  3 years and under--50 meters, 4-6 years--100 meters, 7-10 years--200 meters. 

Get Involved. Keep the Promise.

Entry Fees

$25 for adults (Walk, 5K, Sleep In for the Cure)
$30 for adults at Packet Pickup on September 11 and September 12, 2014 at the Empire State Plaza
$35 for adults on Race Day

$10 for children under 12

Entry fees are non-refundable. No confirmations will be sent. The Race will be held rain or shine. All paid participants will receive a top quality commemorative Komen Race for the Cure t-shirt (subject to availability). Sleep In for the Cure participants will receive a special t-shirt via mail after the Race.

There Are Four Ways You Can Register

Register by Mail
Mail your completed entry form to: Komen NENY Race for the Cure, PO Box 13535, Albany, NY 12212-3535.
Postmark deadline for individuals: September 6, 2014
Postmark deadline for Teams: August 30, 2014
Register Online by end of day on September 5, 2014 for Teams and end of day September 10, 2014 for individuals. 
Register at Packet Pick-Up on September 11 and September 12, 2014.  Packet pick-up (t-shirts, chips and bib numbers) will be held at the southeast end of the Concourse in the Empire State Plaza, Albany from 11am-7pm. Teams must pick up on these days. (Individuals can also pick up t-shirts, chips and bib numbers on Race Day at the Registration Area at the southeast end of the Concourse in the Empire State Plaza.)
Register on Race Day, September 13, 2014 from 7:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
The Registration Area will be located at the southeast end of the Concourse in the Empire State Plaza. Race day 5K registration will end 30 minutes prior to the start of the co-ed 5K.

Please click here for all the details!

For the safety of all participants, rollerblades, running strollers and pets are discouraged from participating in this event. Additional safety measures may be announced closer to the Race date.  Thank you for your cooperation!