Category: News

Put More Fun in Your Runs with FLRC’s Happy Holidays Scavenger Hunt

Join us for the Happy Holidays Scavenger Hunt via the Finger Lakes Runners Club forum! It’s free to participate and you can join any time during the event. The event will run from November 22nd to December 31st, 2020. You may run, walk, or hike, and there’s no minimum mileage required. (“Run/running” below means run, walk,… Read more »

Run FLRC’s Virtual Turkey Trot and raise money for Loaves & Fishes!

Greetings, Turkey Trotters! The Finger Lakes Runners Club is hosting the 48th Annual Turkey Trot as a virtual fund run to benefit Loaves & Fishes of Tompkins County. Loaves & Fishes currently provides over 1200 meals every week to those in need, nearly three times more than last year at this time. Run, walk, or… Read more »

FLRC Footnotes for October 2020

Greetings, runners! There isn’t that much to report again this month, but you can watch our leadoff FLRC Presents talk on YouTube and sign up for the next one, which focuses on runner’s knee. Plus, we’re getting a head start on our traditional Thanksgiving morning Turkey Trot, which is turning into a virtual fundraiser for… Read more »

FLRC Footnotes for September 2020

Greetings, runners! It has been an unusual summer, to say the least. As we head into fall, temperatures are dropping into a more comfortable running zone, and the leaves are starting to paint our trails with their fall colors. We’ve taken a few months off from publishing the FLRC Footnotes because not much was happening,… Read more »

Tuesday night MITHACAL MILERS cross country workouts are back!

Since the safety precautions for FLRC’s Bodyweight for Runners class garnered a perfect 5-star rating from participants, FLRC is pleased to announce that the club is restarting its popular MITHACAL MILERS training group with cross country workouts on Tuesday nights at 6 PM, starting September 15th. With my RRCA-certified coach hat on, I’ll be leading… Read more »

Fillmore 5K, Forest Frolic, Forge the Gorgeous, August Track Meet, and Annual Picnic Canceled for 2020

The FLRC board and race directors regret to announce the cancellation of Fillmore 5K, Forest Frolic, Forge the Gorgeous, the August track meet, and the club’s annual picnic. As with previous race cancellations, we made this decision to comply with New York State regulations and recommendations from state and local public health officials. Although New… Read more »

Finger Lakes 50s and Women’s Distance Festival 5K Canceled for 2020

The FLRC board and race directors regret to announce the cancellation of the Finger Lakes 50s ultramarathon and the Women’s Distance Festival 5K. As you can guess, we made this decision to comply with New York State regulations and recommendations from public health officials, and because we believe that physical distancing is a necessary measure to slow the… Read more »

FLRC Footnotes for April 2020

Greetings, runners! It seems like an eternity since the last issue of FLRC Footnotes, with our entire world hunkering down to prevent the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. Since that time, FLRC has been forced to cancel a number of races and all group runs. But there were good times in the past month too,… Read more »