Category: News

Elinor Kops, Nickolas Talijan Receive $1000 FLRC Scholarships for 2021

The Finger Lakes Running Club has awarded $1000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors Elinor Kops of Ithaca High School and Nickolas Talijan of South Seneca High School. FLRC scholarships are awarded based on applicants’ academics, extracurricular activities, and demonstrated passion for running. Ithaca High’s Elinor Kops takes pride in pushing herself intellectually and genuinely… Read more »

FLRC Footnotes for June 2021

Remember, fully vaccinated people can now go maskless at all FLRC events, so keep getting those shots! Results are in from the Tortoise & Hare, which almost saw a new course record. Get ready for the Finger Lakes 50s, Fillmore 5K, Forest Frolic, and July track meet. Help us rebuild our volunteer database by filling… Read more »

FLRC Footnotes for May 2021

Keep getting those jabs—fully vaccinated people can now go maskless at all FLRC events! Speaking of which, things are getting back to normal. Results are in from the Women’s Distance Festival 5K and Thom B Trail Runs. Our next races are Tortoise & Hare on 6/6 and the Finger Lakes 50s on 7/3. It’s never… Read more »

FLRC Footnotes for April 2021

With an ever-increasing number of people vaccinated and COVID-19 infection rates low in the community, we’re moving toward running together more: Spring races are here—hit the trails with WDF, Thom B., and Tortoise & Hare! FLRC’s marquee ultra, the Finger Lakes 50s, will take place on July 3rd, 2021. The FLRC Challenge is going strong!… Read more »

FLRC Footnotes for March 2021

As the weather finally warms up, an ever-increasing amount is going on: Interested in an elite ultrarunner’s stories? Come listen to Katie Arnold on March 25th. The FLRC Challenge is in full swing! Can you complete all ten courses in 2021? FLRC offers a free year of club membership for those hurt by the pandemic…. Read more »

FLRC Offers Free Year of Club Membership to Those Hurt by the Pandemic

To support local runners who have suffered from reduced income, lost jobs, and other financial repercussions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, FLRC would like to offer a free year of club membership to anyone who could use a little extra help, no questions asked. When you join FLRC or renew an FLRC membership—individual ($20) or family… Read more »

FLRC Footnotes for February 2021

January may have seemed quiet, but quite a bit has been happening behind the scenes: We had a race! The Super Frosty Loomis snowshoe race went off without a hitch. The FLRC Challenge has begun! Can you complete all ten courses in 2021? Various FLRC Board committees have been working on new club policies. Want to get more involved with… Read more »

2021 FLRC Scholarship Program

The Finger Lakes Runners Club is proud to announce our annual scholarship program is open for 2021: 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 country and/or track and field teams. Eligible students must reside in Tompkins or a surrounding… Read more »

Super Frosty Loomis 2021 sees repeat winners in Eric Sambolec and Amelia Kaufman

This past weekend, FLRC was proud to kick off our 2021 race season with the Super Frosty Loomis snowshoe race, the first outdoor FLRC event since last year’s Loomis. The weather was perfect, with plenty of sun and temperatures in the high 20s. Conditions were excellent, with over two feet of snow falling the week before. Some… Read more »