Thursday, 15 November 2018 13:54

Upcoming 5Ks in Saratoga County

CHRISTOPHER DAILEY TURKEY TROT
When: November 22, 8:30 a.m. Where: Broadway, Saratoga Springs Registration: $25, no day of registration Christopher Gene Dailey, a Saratoga Springs native, was an active 8-year-old sports enthusiast who died suddenly on November 23, 2001. The Foundation was formed on December 29, 2001 by his parents, with the support of family and friends. The Christopher Dailey Foundation is a nonprofit, Saratoga Springs based, charitable organization supporting youth needs in our community. After completion of the Christopher Dailey Youth Gym in Gavin Park, Wilton, the Foundation has continued to support youth needs in the Saratoga County area. Since 2012, the CDF has given over $500,000 to 50+ youth organizations. Visit www.christopherdaileyfoundation. com to learn more about their donations. Any other questions email the foundation at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 518-581-1328. For registration questions only call 518-650-6963.


ST. GEORGE’S TURKEY TROT
When: November 22, 8 a.m. Where: 912 NY-146, Clifton Park Registration: $25 ($30 after Nov. 21) Packet pick up is Wednesday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., registration is open until 5 a.m. on Thanksgiving morning online. On-site registration is open from 7 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. on Thanksgiving morning. This is a fun event held in Clifton Park.  If you want to avoid the crowds at Saratoga and Troy then this race is for you. Tshirts will be given to all those who register by 11/15. Packet pick up is available on Wednesday night from 5 to 7 and starts again on race day at 7:15. Don’t forget that this event is also family and a stroller friendly course. A special visit will be made by the infamous St. George’s Turkey.


JINGLE BELL RUN
When: December 1, 9 a.m. Where: Halfmoon Town Park Registration: $35 (kids run $20) The Arthritis Foundation’s Jingle Bell Run is a fun way to be festive, while racing to raise funds and awareness to cure America’s #1 cause of disability. Put on your favorite holiday costume. Tie jingle bells to your shoelaces. ’Tis the season to live it up and be jolly for a reason! Bring a team of friends, family and co-workers to run or walk, spread smiles and good cheer… and be a Champion of Yes! 100 percent of your registration fee and fundraising efforts go to this great cause. For more help or information about the 2018 Jingle Bell Run of Albany, contact Heidi Barcomb at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 518-456-1203.

SARATOGA ARTS FIRST NIGHT
When: December 31, 5:30 p.m. Where: Skidmore College Registration: $30 ($35 after Dec. 23) Saratoga Arts is excited to announce that Patrick Lynskey will be joining the team as the new Race Director for the annual Saratoga Arts First Night 5k in Saratoga Springs on New Years’ Eve. Patrick is the Event Director for the Firecracker 4 Race and the Freihofer’s Run for Women as well as the Race Director for the Troy Turkey Trot.  Additionally, he is the founding partner and COO of GreenLeaf Racing, through which he manages many more smaller events in the region. If you have questions about registration or volunteering for the race, please contact Patrick at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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