City of Watervliet holding 39th Annual Arsenal City Run

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WATERVLIET, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The City of Watervliet will maintain its 39th Arsenal City Run on Sunday. The 5K race will begin at 10 a.m. The run returns after a one-year-hiatus as a result of pandemic.

Runners can registration the morning of the race for a $20 charge and the occasion can even function a 9:30 a.m. Kids Fun Run during which registration just isn’t required and there’s no charge to compete within the race.

“Last year we were forced to skip the race because of circumstances that were beyond our control, but we didn’t stop preparing for this year,” Mayor Patricelli mentioned. “The hiatus allowed us more time to focus on the 2021 race. This is a great event for everyone, even if you choose not to run, because it draws the community together and shows we have a great city for those who come out of town to participate in the event.”

The race will begin and end in entrance of Watervliet City Hall, situated at fifteenth Street and Broadway. The race might be run on Broadway, proceed simply previous town, and return alongside Broadway, organizers say.

“This year’s Arsenal City Run is possible because of a group of dedicated city residents, headed up by Chris Chartrand, Assistant to the Mayor,” Patricelli mentioned. “The number of volunteers that have offered their help has been overwhelming. Manning water stations, traffic control at intersections, cutting up oranges and working to assist the runners in registrations are some of the positions that are needed to help coordinate this race. I want to thank all the volunteers and the supporters of the race who have donated to help defray the expenses.”

Race actions will embrace:

  • Food
  • Refreshments
  • Balloon sculptures
  • Live music
  • New York State Troopers might be current to exhibit the necessity to put on seatbelts
  • The Albany County Sheriff’s K-9 unit might be current.

“Our city restaurants will be open to showcase their delicious cuisine for those who choose to hang out in Watervliet and enjoy an incredible meal.” Patricelli mentioned. New this yr, runners might be given memento cups. Runners can current their cups, together with their bibs, to Black Bear Inn, Arsenal City Tavern and Patrick’s Pub and obtain a free home draft beer at any time on Sunday.