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CVB Hosted Events
Rock & Run Weekend
The first weekend in March, Downtown Albany comes alive with runners, walkers, families, and friends. We kick off the day with a full and half marathon at 7am. The Albany Marathon® powered by Snickers® has been listed annually as one of the top 10 Boston Marathon qualifiers. We offer a flat, spectator-friendly course. We pride ourselves on giving our runners an extraordinary experience with a weekend full of fun events. The marathon and half marathon are open to runners and walkers of all ages and skills.
At noon the Mardi Gras Music Festival starts rocking downtown and features bands, kid’s activities, vendors and crafters until midnight. The Flint RiverQuarium has an annual Turtle Race with a chance to win $1 million dollars.
SB&T Bike Race
The City of Albany is thrilled to be the kickoff venue of the inaugural 2013 Southeast Regional Series. This city has a deep cycling tradition. Having hosted the SB&T Criterium weekend for many years prior the city and local officials know what it takes to organize and offer an exceptional event. Join us Saturday, Downtown for a flat and fast, four corner criterium course. This course covers the sweet spot of Downtown Albany with many spectator amenities. Enjoy being surrounded all day with cafe's, coffee shops and restaurants. Get there early to relax, eat and cheer on your teammates! Sunday we depart on the road race course that is just North of Albany. This course routes through the rolling terrain of Leesburg, GA. This thirty four mile loop offers beauty and smooth paved roads, perfect for any all around rider to test their skills. On behalf of the Albany Community, we welcome racers, friends and family to enjoy our city. Let the racing begin! http://www.srs-racing.com/georgia.php