Category: News

Interested in Running Cross Country With FLRC?

Bust out your spikes and get ready to dirty them up! Now that it’s September, the fall cross-country season is upon us, and our first race in the Pete Glavin Cross Country Series is this Sunday, September 10. The series is for open and masters runners. No prior cross country experience is necessary, but if… Read more »

MITHACAL MILE Standings After June Track Meet

We’ve updated the MITHACAL MILE SERIES standings with results from FLRC’s June meet! To be eligible for prizes at an evening award ceremony for runners and coaches a week or two after the August meet, you must have run at least four races across FLRC’s 2017 indoor and outdoor track season — the awards go to… Read more »

Announcing the 2017 FLRC Scholarship Award Winners

The FLRC is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 Scholarship Awards. After reviewing application essays from about 30 strongly qualified candidates, the volunteer Scholarship Committee chose three deserving student athletes to receive scholarships. Each received $1,000 to use toward expenses for higher education. The FLRC Scholarship Committee is comprised of Chris Irving, Karen Ingall, and… Read more »

The FLRC Book Lending Library

You probably didn’t even know that FLRC has a lending library, did you? It’s located at Gerrit Van Loon’s office on Snyder Hill, and it’s populated largely with books from the collection of Diane Scherrer and Jim Hartshorne, although there have been more recent additions too. Many of the books are pretty old—there’s even a… Read more »

FLRC Scholarship Program Deadline is Approaching

The deadline is fast approaching so get those applications in! We are proud to announce the following scholarship program: Program/Eligibility: A minimum of two unrestricted $1,000 scholarships to be awarded to two deserving high school seniors who participated on their school’s cross county and/or track & field teams. Eligible students must reside in Tompkins or a… Read more »

Annual Meeting Highlights

On March 5, the Finger Lakes Runners Club hosted its Annual Member Meeting at Joe’s Restaurant. The meeting is a gathering of FLRC members and their families, where the officers and board members openly discuss the club’s finances, past and upcoming events, and other club business. It is a time for members of the local… Read more »

New FLRC Lifetime Members

The Finger Lakes Runners Club is pleased to announce the addition of five new Lifetime Members, as voted on at our January 2017 Board of Directors meeting. The FLRC’s Lifetime Membership status is a way for the club to acknowledge individuals who have committed extensive time and energy to the club on a voluntary basis,… Read more »

Skunk Cabbage Registration and T-Shirts

The 36th Annual Skunk Cabbage Classic is barely a month away. Are you up to the challenge of running one of Ithaca’s oldest and most popular road races on April 9? Then come check out Ithaca’s rolling hills on our USATF certified course. Online registration for both distances—the 10k and the half marathon—will remain open… Read more »

Winter Chill Series Results and Recap

Well folks, that’s a wrap for the 2017 Winter Chill 5k series. Between the four races, we had some nasty cold in Chill #1, late April sunshine and warmth in Chill #3, and some pretty typical January weather for weeks two and four. For many, the series was a way to kick off the year on… Read more »

Super Frosty Loomis Roundup

The snowfall was somewhat sparse in late January, but Mother Nature was kind enough to blanket Hammond Hill with enough snow for the third annual Super Frosty Loomis Snowshoe Race. The low-key event drew 26 runners to Hammond Hill State Forest to run shortened versions of the classic Thom B loop over 5k and 10k… Read more »