Author: Adam Engst

FLRC’s March Meet Closes Out 2023’s Indoor Season on a High Note

Count us among those who aren’t in favor of changing the clocks twice yearly, as the switch to Daylight Saving Time cut into attendance. But we still had 4 teams and 122 runners who completed 314 events. Full results are on the FLRC website. For those taking photos at the meet, please share your images… Read more »

FLRC’s February Meet Offers Lots of Running and Jumping Opportunities

We’re getting back into the swing of indoor track meets again with our second meet of the year. Attendance was up, with 145 runners, including 7 teams, who completed a total of 338 efforts. Full results are on the FLRC website. Although we didn’t have a professional photographer at this meet, several people have uploaded… Read more »

FLRC’s January Meet Brings Community Indoor Track Back to Barton Hall

Thanks to excellent work by old and new volunteers alike, our first indoor meet since 2020 went off well. We hosted 134 runners, including 7 teams, who completed a total of 280 individual efforts. Full results are on the FLRC website, along with fabulous professional photos from Jamie Love. (The pictures below are representative of… Read more »

Hartshorne Masters Mile returns to host a new W55 American record

After a two-year pandemic hiatus, FLRC brought the Hartshorne Memorial Masters Mile back to Barton Hall on January 21st, 2023, putting on mile races for 65 local and elite masters runners from the Ithaca area, upstate New York, and throughout the US and Canada. The event went well, with fast times, exciting races, and a… Read more »

390 runners at 50th Turkey Trot raise record amount for Loaves & Fishes

The 50th running of the Finger Lakes Runners Club’s Turkey Trot was a huge success. A record $5,895 (and growing) was raised for Loaves & Fishes, and about 390 people participated on a sunny, 40-degree morning. We have some runner-taken photos from the race, and if you took any, please upload them! Donation History 2010–13:… Read more »

Ithaca 5&10 returns with fun run, 5K, and 10K races

After a long, dry summer, it was surprising when September 11th dawned wet and drizzly, but that didn’t stop runners and volunteers from around the area from converging on Ithaca High School to participate in the Ithaca 5&10. At 8:30, 18 kids and parents kicked off the day’s events with a 1-mile untimed fun run…. Read more »

FLRC Footnotes for July 2022

Greetings, runners! FLRC’s summer racing season is well underway, with the Twilight 5K, Tortoise & Hare trail race, Finger Lakes 50s, and our June and July outdoor track meets in the books. Plus, FLRC Challenge runners have logged over 10,000 miles so far. You can look forward to more trail and track fun this summer,… Read more »

Marissa Wiemann, Matthew Gensel Receive $1000 FLRC Scholarships for 2022

The Finger Lakes Runners Club has awarded $1000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors Marissa Wiemann of Southern Cayuga Central School District and Matthew Gensel of Corning-Painted Post High School. FLRC scholarships are awarded based on applicants’ academics, extracurricular activities, and demonstrated passion for running. Marissa Wiemann of Southern Cayuga Central School District has been… Read more »

FLRC Footnotes for May 2022

Greetings, runners! FLRC’s spring racing season has kicked in with the Women’s Distance Festival and Thom B. Trail Runs, and 150 local runners have logged nearly 5,000 miles in the FLRC Challenge so far. We also have a full slate of races coming up, with the Twilight 5K on June 8th, Tortoise & Hare on… Read more »