Author: Adam Engst

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 »

FLRC Footnotes for April 2022

Greetings, runners! The FLRC Challenge is underway, and you can meet up with fellow runners at the Women’s Distance Festival 5K on May 8th, the Thom B. Trail Runs on May 22nd, and at a variety of group runs. UPCOMING RACES FLRC Challenge underway, but it’s never too late to sign up Over 100 local… Read more »

FLRC Footnotes for March 2022

Greetings, runners! Signs of spring keep appearing, and it won’t be long before the skunk cabbages turn up their thermostats. In honor of their impressive thermal efforts, our next race is the long-awaited return of the Skunk Cabbage Classic on April 3rd! UPCOMING RACES Skunk Cabbage Classic 10K and Half Marathon returns on April 3rd!… Read more »

FLRC Footnotes for Winter 2022

Greetings, runners! We’re deep into the cold and snow, with the Winter Chill 5K series and Super Frosty Loomis in the books and indoor track canceled for pandemic reasons. Our next race is the long-awaited return of the Skunk Cabbage Classic on April 3rd! Read on for details and other club news, such as the… Read more »

FLRC Footnotes for December 2021

Greetings, runners! We had no races in December, but in this issue, we’re looking back on what the club accomplished in 2021 and looking forward to the Winter Chill 5K Series the last four Sundays in January of 2022.  CLUB NEWS Board election and runner survey results Thanks to the 111 people who responded to… Read more »

FLRC Board Election and Runner Survey

Good day, runners! We hope you’ve benefited from and enjoyed the community, camaraderie, and competition of FLRC’s races, teams, group runs, workouts, and virtual events in 2021. Now we need your help to make 2022 even better. Our bylaws require us to hold an election from December 1st through 15th for next year’s board of… Read more »