Editorial: Albany Marathon

Editorial: Albany Marathon

The 9th annual Albany Marathon... run through the streets of the Good Life City Saturday... may have been the most successful yet.  More than 15-hundred racers took part in the marathon and half-marathon, and more than 17-hundred volunteers helped pull it all off without a hitch.

Albany has gained a sparkling reputation in the running world as a great place to race.  Comments from visitors before, during, and after the race were almost universally positive.

Runners praised the organizers and volunteers for putting on an extremely well-run event.

The Mardi Gras Street Festival following the race was also a success with more than 20-thousand people attending.

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