Race route follows city streets that are not entirely closed to vehicular traffic. Certain streets may be under construction or in disrepair. Stay alert! Course in not recommended for wheelchairs. No Headphones, Baby Joggers or animals.

The race course is open for 2 hours!

This event is not recommended for walkers as the Schenectady Police must open the course to vehicular traffic after 2 hours! Participants should be prepared to run the first 7 miles in 90 minutes or less. This equates to a 13 minute per mile pace.

In the event of an early season snow or ice storm or municipal emergency, the police may advise race organizers not to hold the event. In such an unprecedented scenario, race officials will consult with city officials to determine if the event could be held on a subsequent weekend. The HMRRC website would be the source of changing information on the event. Event policy prohibits refunds for any reason including a change of race date or suspension. Race officials would consider offering a partial credit toward the next year's event to pre-registered runners if the event could not be rescheduled.