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Sprint Frequently Asked Questions

Who:  The Albany Society for the Advancement of Philanthropy (ASAP), in association with the Albany All-Star Roller Derby.

What:  800 Meter run on Lark Street to raise money for Albany Damien Center and the HIV/AIDS program at Albany Medical Center.

When:  Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016

Registration:  11am-1:45pm @ The LionHeart and Oh Bar

Race time:      2pm

Where:  Registration as listed above, Race starts at Dunkin Donuts on Lark.

How:     Register online or day of the race and pay your minimum donation of $25, although higher donations are encouraged in the spirit of the event and the Holidays.  Then run…pretty simple.


Frequently Asked Questions:

Do I have to wear a speedo?   –  You do not…runners wear everything from speedos/bikinis to costumes to three-piece suits.  Google Albany Santa Speedo sprint and see

Do I receive anything after registering?  –  You do!  We have t-shirts in limited quantities for each size.   We cannot guarantee a shirt for all runners, so get there and register early before your size is gone!  We also have other fun swag to help you enjoy the sprint, that differs each year.

Can I come to people-watch and still donate?  –  Of course.  Use the Eventbrite link online or stop by the Lionheart or Oh Bar and we can take you donations at the registration table.






Sprint Collage



Santa Speedo Sprint 2016

We’re less than a month away until the 2016 Sprint!  If you haven’t done so already, you can register to run or just make a donation using our Eventbrite link below of links on our Facebook Pages.





Santa Speedo Sprint Poster 2016

Bring your appetite! FOMACOB is back!

This is one of our favorite days of the year!  $25 for all you can eat grilled and smoked goodness, with none of those vegetables or starches to get in your way.

Festival of Meats and Celebration of Bacon
Saturday, September 19, 2015
Elks Club, 25 So. Allen, Albany
Bar at 4pm, Dinner at 6pm
Featuring: Whole Pig, Pit Beef, Bacon Surprises, Amazing and Fantastic Meats, and fantastic apps from R’Eisen Shine Farm!
$25 per ticket

Raffle tickets available for a chance to win $500 worth of meat and a Thanksgiving turkey from R’Eisen Shine Farm!

Tickets:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/7th-annual-festival-of-meats-and-celebration-of-bacon-tickets-18133748530

FB Event Page:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1627332717522489/   


Thanks to Capital Roots!

Another meeting, another meetup with a great organization that we have partnered with on a recent event.  Last night we presented the proceeds check from the Magic Hat Mardi Gras Pub Crawl to our friends at Capital Roots, and then they joined our meeting and waxed philanthropic.  Check out their website and Facebook page below to see the awesome services they provide for the Capital District Area.

http://www.capitalroots.org  —  Capital Roots Facebook Page

ASAP Check presentation April 2015

Corks & Forks is this Saturday!

This one means a lot to us in ASAP.  Please come out to 677 Prime this Saturday (Mar. 28th) and enjoy some top-drawer food and wine, and also bid on any of the great items up for grabs in the silent auction.  All to support the Huntington’s Disease Society of America.  Tickets available only via http://www.albanycorksandforks.com/.  More info on the aforementioned site and on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/events/1524926504438484/.


5th Annual Lark St. Mardi Gras Festival

We are once again co-sponsoring this event with Magic Hat and Capital Roots.  Always a fun time and there is some big $$ and other great prizes up for grabs!

http://facebook.com/events/326949894180256           http://www.magichat.net/mardigras/mgalbany/


Mardi Gras '15

This Saturday is the Santa Speedo Sprint!!

Eventbrite Registration Page  <>  Facebook Event Page


9th Annual Santa Speedo Sprint

Our biggest event of the year is back!

More Info and Tickets: Eventbrite  –  Facebook


Click the image below for a Holiday Poem

SSS Poem

6th Annual Festival of Meats

One of our favorite events of the year is back!  $25 for all you can eat!  Get your tickets and more info at:

Facebook and Eventbrite

2014 Festival of Meats


Summer Sip on the Hill

We have to help save Cherry Hill!
If you have been following the news, Historic Cherry Hill, one of Albany’s beautiful historic landmark Mansion Museums, is in dire financial peril.
As Citizens of Albany and the greater Capital Region, we must take action to preserve this house!
The Tuesday Special was wicked successful and now we are giving a Summer Sip Special for tickets!
2 tickets for $75 all week long; single tickets are $38!  Save money, have fun?!? Sounds like Empire Wine and ASAP are bringing it!
Empire Wine and Liquor and The Albany Society are sponsoring an event called Summer Sip on the Hill to benefit Historic Cherry Hill — 523 South Pearl Street, Albany, NY
Saturday, July 12, 2014
Food by Slidin’ Dirty, Beer, Wine, Cider, Classic Cocktails, Tastings, Live Music, and a Silent Auction
Tickets are $38 per person or $75 for two and available at the door and online at http://tinyurl.com/siponthehill
Summer Sip on the Hill

This Saturday, Fall Ball ’13 !!

Just finished up our Member of the Year video, come hang with us on Saturday night to check it out and have some fun.  All the details and online ticketing are in the links below.

For tickets:


For info:


Check out our past MOTY vids on our Youtube channel:


Pre-Registrations and Tickets Now Available!

To make life a little easier for everyone, we you now have the option of pre-registering and buying tickets before our events.  Head over to https://www.eventbrite.com/org/4633151615 to get your tickets now!

Only Two Months Away!

Have you RSVP’d on the Facebook event page yet (http://www.facebook.com/events/139407089587836/)?


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ASAP’s 5th Annual Festival of Meats & Celebration of Bacon

Join us on Saturday October 5th at The Elk’s Club off South Allen St. in Albany for all you can eat meat and bacon!  Bar opens at 4pm, Dinner served at 6pm.  Check the flyer and RSVP on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/events/465718106846459/.

2013 FOM Flyer

Who’s Excited for December?!


Check out the event of Facebook here >>  https://www.facebook.com/events/385937094807332/



Thank You for helping us raise over $25,000 this year!

With out all of you who ran, walked, jogged, donated, and helped your fellow man, we would have not reached such an amazing number!  Thank you for your support and don’t forget to join us again this December and bring some friends to see if we can top the $30,000 mark.  Stay tuned as we will be putting out details of some of the awesome events we have planned for the new year.

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