2019 Healthy Community Race Series: Sponsored by BlueShield of Northeastern New York

The 2019 Race Series is finally here! We have a race for everyone: 5Ks, Duathlons, Triathlons, a 10K, and a Half Marathon! Commit to being active this year by registering for one or all of our upcoming races!

Duanesburg Triathlon

The Duanesburg Triathlon is an event the whole family can enjoy! Swim (325 yards), Bike (10 miles), and Run (3.1 Miles).

Swim: The swim portion of the race begins at beautiful Mariaville Lake. We will have an out and back swim. Bike: The bike begins on Batter St. and winds around the lake onto Rte. 159. Riders will then take a right onto Lake Road and bike through the scenic area near Featherstonhaugh Lake, and Lake Road’s State and County forests. At the end of Lake Road, bikers will turn left onto Churches Rd. and right on Mudge Rd, right onto Skyline Dr., left onto Knight Rd. At this point participants will take a left onto 20 and a right onto Rte. 395. Run: The last leg is the run, which starts at Bassett Health and finishes in Front of the Duanesburg YMCA. The run transition will be stationed at Basset Health.

You can do the triathlon as a team or as yourself!

Date: Saturday, July 20th, 2019

Time: 9:00am

Location: Mariaville B&B and Duanesburg YMCA

Cost of Attendance: $60 for Individuals and $80 for Teams (non-refundable).

Hump Day 5K

We are bringing back the mid-week summer classic! Join us on hump day to race on our PR friendly fast and flat course. This race is a great way to end your summer, so register today!

Date: Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

Time: 6:15pm Start Time

Location: Southern Saratoga YMCA

Cost of Attendance: $20

Greene County Triathlon

Join us at the Greene County YMCA, as we strengthen our community one stride at a time. The Greene Y Tri is a 350 yard swim, 11.5 mile bike ride and a 5K with chip timing used during the event. Every registered participant receives a dry fit t-shirt, swim cap and post race food and drinks. 

BlueShield of Northeastern New York is a Platinum Partner in this event. The Capital District YMCA and BlueShield of Northeastern New York share a common belief – that everyone wants to look better, feel better, and live better.

Date: Saturday, September 7th, 2019
Time: 8:00am
Location: Sleepy Hollow Lake, Athens, NY
Cost of Attendance: $60 (Individual Early Registration), $105 (Early Team Registration)

Chingachgook Challenge Half Marathon & 10K

Run on what the race organizers describe as a “surprisingly fast” course along the shoreline of Lake George in the southern Adirondack Mountains of New York, the Camp Chingachgook Challenge race features both a 13.1-mile and a 10K race which finish back at the YMCA camp from which the race takes its name, in nearby Pilot Knob.

Date: Sunday, September 8th, 2019

Time: 8:30am

Location: Lake George Elementary School Start

Cost of Attendance: $30 10K, $40 Half Marathon

Color Run

Join us! This family friendly race takes you through Adventure Camp all while getting splashed with color!

Date: Wednesday, September 11th, 2019

Time: 5:00pm

Location:  YMCA Adventure Camp

Cost of Attendance: $25 per person

Muddy Sneakers Trail Run

Join us for this amazing and fun, family-friendly event! The race is a 5k trail run through beautiful Indian Meadows Park. It’s a great course for beginners and experienced runners alike.

Date: Sunday, September 22nd, 2019

Time: 9:00am

Location: Indian Meadows Park

Cost of Attendance: $20

Trick-Or-Trek 5K

Celebrate Halloween and be healthy with Troy YMCA’s festive 5K fun run/walk through historic Oakwood Cemetery! You’ll trek alongside gravestones, gargoyles, and ghouls as you make your way through the cemetery. Runners beware, you might just encounter a few tricks along the way! This event is for participants ages 14 and up!.

Date: Saturday, October 26, 2019

Time: 9:00am

Location: Oakwood Cemetery

Cost of Attendance: $25 member, $30 non-member

Save the Date

Sunday, December 8th: Indoor Triathlon – Greenbush