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Shmaltz Brewing Company - The Chosen Run 5k

If you love craft beer, you must run the Chosen Run

Get ready to shlep!

  • 5k Race starts and finishes at the Shmaltz Brewery in Clifton Park, NY
  • Music and Beer Festival 10:00AM-2:00PM
  • Free Pilsner Glass and custom metal coaster to all finishers.
  • Lawn game zone with Cornhole, Life Size Beer Pong and Kan Jam
  • Beer specials all afternoon.
  • Food Truck festival at the finish line!

Race Day is
May 5th, 2018

Race Starts at 10:00 am


The Beer!

Even after 21 years, Shmaltz keeps on improving.  For the first time ever, this spring, Shmaltz will be available in cans! Cans are perfect for the runner on the go. Celebrate the first Shmaltz beer to be released in cans, Slingshot American Craft Lager.

Every Adult Chosen Run Finisher will receive a Slingshot beer to celebrate their run!

The Glass

2015 Glass

Every Chosen Run finisher earns a souvinier pilsner glass to commemerate their achievement.  

This glass is no boring pint glass.  The flare pilsner glass features a thick base with flared sides – It will be your favorite glass to enjoy a beer and then some.

The Cause







Helping Hands School is a nonprofit preschool program for children from age two through age five. We provide services to children of all abilities. 

Helping Hands currently provides special education preschool services to children from Saratoga, Rennselaer, Washington, Warren and Albany counties. We serve students from over 16 school districts.