Welcome to ARE Event Productions
ARE Event Productions is a full-time timing and event management company. We are based in Albany, NY and also operate out of Washington DC via our partner RunWashington Timing.
We are thankful for our ability to service events both within our Capital District community and beyond, having assisted over 700 races in the past 6 years spanning 20 states, Canada, and Bermuda.
We time events of all sizes and types, and have provided results for several national championship events.
With a highly trained staff composed of individuals who are athletes themselves, you will be hardpressed to find another team with our energy, expertise, and involvement in the sport. Find out more here.
Promoting the Sport on all sides of the Finish Line
The Albany Running Exchange is our community running organization through which we facilitate over 2,000 group runs annually.
We also manage the ARE's 15 week Summer Trail Run Series, direct several races and an adult Trail Running Camp, along with
sponsor a racing team.
Over the years we have partnered with corporations for Employee Wellness Programs, assisted with kids running programs, and much, much more. We look forward to providing more opportunities for those in our community.
Brave the Blizzard 5k Snowshoe Race
Held Mid-Winter Pancakes for all!
Along with the help of our good friend Frosty the Snowman, this fun, low-key event is a great chance to try out snowshoeing - and eating pancakes.
Dodge the Deer 5k and Kids Races
Spring 2015 Watch out for Bully!
This family classic features the lovable Dodge the Deer and Chase the Chipmunk along with Bully the Bear. Kids races include 200m and 1 Mile.
Froggy Five Mile
July 19, 2015 Great view of the Hudson!
Held in conjunction with our Trail Running Camp, this race features a beautiful but challenging traversal of Dippikill Mountain in NY's Adirondacks.
Tawasentha Mud Mania
June 13, 2015 Mud galore!
A mud race for the whole family! Bring the kids - and grandma! - for this family fun day at Tawasentha Park.
Hairy Gorilla Half Marathon & Squirrelly Six
October 26, 2014 Wear a costume!
A grand trail race held high above the city of Albany on the Helderberg Escarpment. Runners World dubbed it The Best Costume Trail Race in America.
ARE Adventure Race
December 2014 Not for the weak!
This truly dangerous event features tree climbing, ice traversing, and plenty of other reasons not to participate. There is only one obstacle: Mother Nature.
Celebrate Women 5k
November 8, 2014 On welcoming trails.
A brand new women-only event at Schodack Island State Park. 100% of net proceeds will be donated to a local domestic violence shelter.
Every Tuesday in the fall.
A training program specifically designed for women who would like to try running and have never run a single step.
Thacher Park Running Festival
September 13, 2014 Celebrating 100 years!
From the 5K to the 50K, this event offers something for everyone. Come celebrate Thacher Park at the dawn of fall foliage.