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Shmaltz Brewing Company - The Chosen Run 5k

If you love craft beer, you must run the Chosen Run
We are back for year Three on May 4th, 2018
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!
  • USATF Certified Course
  • USATF Adirondack Grand Prix and Men's Championship

Race Day is
Saturday May 4th, 2019

Race Starts at 10:00 am

The Beer!

From citrusy NE style IPAs to rich barrel aged barley wines and everywhere in between, Shmaltz knows how to brew a delicious beer.  Snag one of your favorites as you cross the finish line.

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

The Glass

2018 Glass

Every Chosen Run finisher earns a custom Rastal Craft Master Grand glass to commemorate their achievement.  

This glass is no boring pint glass.  The Craft Master Grand glass features a hipped base with a large flared top – It will be your favorite glass to enjoy a beer.

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.