Tim Fecura, 5K Race Coordinator                                                    518-320-6770 


Congregation Gates of Heaven 
852 Ashmore Avenue
Schenectady, NY 12309

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Sunday April 22, 2012 from 10:15 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

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cherry blossom 2012 

Please join us for the 4th Annual Cherry Blossom 5K Race for ALS.  Held in conjunction with the Congregation Gates of Heaven Cherry Blossom Festival, this mostly flat race route takes the runners past the beautiful cherry blossoms on the temple lawns through charming and picturesque Old Niskayuna. 




 Event Schedule - Race Date:  Sunday, April 22, 2012 (Rain or Shine!)

  • 2M Wellness Walk through Central Park - 10:00 a.m.     
  • 5K Road Race (runners only) - 10:15 a.m.                     
  • Awards and Raffle -11:30 a.m.

  Registration Fees:   5K Road Race: $22.00 , Wellness Walk: $15.00


Trophies are given for the overall male and female winners.  Medals will be awarded to the top male and top female runners in each age category:

  • 14 and under
  • 15-19
  • 20-29
  • 30-39
  • 40-49
  • 50-59
  • 60 and over

Make sure to stay for the raffle after the medals are given out.  Many of our corporate sponsors provide generous items that are raffled off to all registered runners!