The Newcomer’s Guide to Running in Ithaca

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Upcoming Races

Super Frosty Loomis 2022
10:00am Sat Feb 12
Hammond Hill Road parking lot, Dryden NY | Trail

Strap on your snowshoes and conquer the cold on Hammond Hill in the Ithaca area’s only snowshoe race.

Thom B Trail Runs 2022
7:00am Sat May 21
Hammond Hill State Forest, Dryden, NY | Trail

Enjoy the spring leaves while running one, two, or three loops at the Hammond Hill State Forest in FLRC’s first trail race of the year.

Twilight 5K 2022
7:00pm Wed Jun 08
Allan H Treman State Marine Park | Road

Run along the beautiful shore as the sun is setting over Cayuga Lake

Tortoise & Hare Trail Run 2022
9:00am Sat Jun 18
Buttermilk Falls State Park | Trail

Stay close to Ithaca in this Buttermilk Falls State Park trail run with its slow climb and jackrabbit-fast descent to the finish.

Finger Lakes 50s 2022
6:30am Sat Jul 02
Hector, NY | Trail

Go long (25K), longer (50K), or longest (50M) in this internationally recognized ultramarathon at the Finger Lakes National Forest in Hector, NY.

Fillmore 5K 2022
9:00am Sat Jul 16
Moravia, NY | Road

Savor the summer in Moravia while enjoying the flat course and relaxed atmosphere of this small-town race.

Forest Frolic 2022
9:00am Sat Jul 30
Virgil, NY | Trail

Spend a fun summer morning running with friends through the Kennedy State Forest trails above Greek Peak Mountain Resort.

Danby Down and Dirty 2022
9:00am Sat Sep 24
Danby State Forest | Trail

Enjoy Danby State Forest’s autumn leaves, singletrack trails, and spectacular views in FLRC’s final trail race of the year.

Turkey Trot 2022
9:00am Thu Nov 24
Ithaca High School | Road

Try to hit your predicted time in this Ithaca Thanksgiving Day tradition. Race-day donations benefit Loaves and Fishes!