Jailhouse Rock 5K

Ballston Spa, NY

Out-and-back course begins at top of hill by Brookside, Run past the fairgrounds to the correctional facility. Turn and come back past the start to a downhill finish at the Brookside Museum. Fast course with a downhill finish for your summertime PR! **USATF CERTIFIED**


The 15th Annual Jailhouse Rock 5K will take place on Saturday August 19, 2017 in Ballston Spa, New York.  The race is sponsored by the Saratoga County Historical Society at Brookside Museum.  All proceeds from the race support the efforts of SCHS to keep history alive in Saratoga County through collecting, preserving and displaying our history.   There will be live music and awards for top finishers and age group winners. 


The race will start at the top of the hill by Brookside.  Finish will be at the Brookside Museum. 
Course map (Mapmy Run)

Course map (USAFT pdf)

Brookside Museum

6 Charlton Street

Ballston Spa, New York 12020


Registration and Packet Pickup

Packet pick up and late entry will be at the Brookside Museum, 6 Charlton St, Ballston Spa, NY on Friday August 18th from 2:30 pm - 6:30 pm and from 7:15 am - 8:15 am on Saturday August 19th.

Post-Race Celebration

Join us after the race for a post-race celebration including  refreshments, music, and awards ceremony!

Then stroll on down to the village and show your race bib and save!  Enjoy a $10 breakfast buffet at Henry's Tavern and then stop by the Farmer's Market and get $2 coupon to use at participating vendors.

Age Group & Awards

First place male and female overall and first place age group winners
14 and under


There is plenty of parking in and around the Brookside Museum area, but carpooling is best.

Registration Fee

18 and under - Free thanks to our sponsors*
80 and over - Free thanks to our sponsors*
Everyone in between - $25 through August 17th, $30 August 18-19th.
Shirts guaranteed to anyone who registers by August 1st

Contact Information

For additional information on the race contact Jennifer Ferriss, ferrissj@gmail.com
For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Gayle King at the Brookside Museum, director@brooksidemuseum.org  or 518-885-4000

There are several opportunities to volunteer.  Please consider helping out.

Timing and Finish line Services


Gun start/Chip Finish using Jaguar Electronic RFID timing provided by Underdog Race Timing.  Results will be available immediately after the race at: www.underdogtiming.com or at the Brookside Museum site.

The race director reserves the right to cancel the event due to weather or unforeseen circumstances.  No refunds will be issued.

*Free registrations are for a limited time and prices may increase

When & Where

Aug 19, 2017


8:30 AM

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