Albany, NY Team Hope Walk


Please join us for the Albany, NY Team Hope Walk & 5K on Saturday, September 13th, 2014!

Please join us for the Team Hope Walk, the Mackerel Mile, to be held at the Corning Preserve on September 13, 2014. This year’s event, called the Fishy Frolic, also includes a Fishy 5K and a Trout 10K. So you can walk or run but please participate to help us to spread awareness about Huntington’s Disease and raise money.

The excitement begins at 8:45 with Mackerel Mile Walk and the Fishy 5K and Trout 10K will follow about 9:30.  The walk and races will begin and end at the Amphitheater across the Pedestrian Bridge from Maiden Lane and Broadway in Downtown Albany. The courses use the paved Corning Preserve Bicycle and Walking Trail. Safe - no vehicle traffic along course.

Free Parking is available on Broadway and at the Preserve and the Albany Riverfront Parking Garage is also available at a charge.

Walk Details & Schedule

Walk Date: Saturday, September 13th, 2014
Walk Venue: Corning Preserve Bike Path
Check In Begins: 8AM
Walk Begins: 8:45AM
5K & 10K Begins: 9:30AM
Local Contact: Marcella Junco
Phone: 518-852-0242


Having trouble? Please contact Firstgiving at or 877-365-2949 to speak with a representative M-F 9am-5pm Eastern Time.


Team Hope Walks aim to raise as much money possible in the local community to support the mission and services of the Huntington’s Disease Society of America. There are many different fundraising strategies you may use to have a successful fundraising campaign, and HDSA suggests you use all of them! Please download the Team Hope Walk Participant Packet and check out the Team Hope website’sFundraising Tips & Tools (including some fundraising webinars!) and Participant Resources sections.


We invite all local companies and small businesses to sponsor this Team Hope Walk. We depend on the generosity of sponsors, and by sponsoring a walk your company will be supporting a great cause as well as engaging in an exciting marketing opportunity within the local community. If your company is interested in sponsoring the walk, please email Virginia Goolkasian.

What is Huntington's Disease?

Huntington's disease (HD) is a devastating, hereditary, degenerative brain disorder that results in a loss of cognitive, behavioral and physical control, and for which, presently, there is no cure. To learn more, please visit

About Team Hope

Team Hope is the Huntington's Disease Society of America's (HDSA's) largest national grassroots fundraising event. Thousands of families, friends, co-workers, neighbors and communities walk together each year to support HDSA's fight to improve the lives of people affected by HD and their families.

From forming a team, to sponsoring an event, to volunteering, you too can help make a difference in so many lives. Join Team Hope for HD, and help us provide help for today, hope for tomorrow!


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