Category: News

Vote for 2019 FLRC Officers and Volunteer of the Year

You might have thought that the local election season was over, but you still have the opportunity to cast two more votes: (1) 2019 slate of officers for the Finger Lakes Runners Club’s Board of Directors, and (2) FLRC volunteer of the year. (I’m sure you couldn’t be more excited!) Please direct your votes to secretary@fingerlakesrunners.org on… Read more »

FLRC Turkey Trot Raises Over $2,500 for Local Charity

Thank you to all the Turkey Trotters and volunteers who came out to run in the barely double-digit temperature! Together we raised $2,549 for Loaves & Fishes of Tompkins County. Matt Bishop won a Purity Ice Cream pie for having the closest predicted time, finishing five seconds off his prediction and edging out Jay Hubisz’s six-second differential. (Full results as… Read more »

PGXC 2018 Individual and Team Awards for Local Runners

Written by Adam Engst, High Noon AC team captain We all run road and trail races, but cross country is a different beast, and the Pete Glavin Upstate New York Cross Country Series is special. Unlike most races, cross country is both an individual and a team sport — how well you run on your own… Read more »

Ithaca Runners Battle Cold and Snow in PGXC Championship

Written by Adam Engst, High Noon AC team captain Remember that snow last Thursday? You know, the white stuff that’s still covering the ground everywhere in Ithaca? Well, they had it in Syracuse too, and it made for a memorable 2018 Pete Glavin Cross Country Series finale. The course was covered in three to four… Read more »

Running in Barton Hall: A Reason to Become an FLRC Member

For the most part, FLRC races and other activities are available to everyone, regardless of whether or not you’re an FLRC member. However, as a member you’ll be able to: • Receive a discount on most FLRC-sponsored races. • Get free entry to all meets in FLRC’s summer and winter track series. • Run in… Read more »

2018 Stonehead, Pebblehead, & Boulderhead Results

We’re very pleased to announce the winners of the FLRC Trail Circuit in the Stonehead, Pebblehead, and Boulderhead divisions. This year, the Trail Circuit included the following races (some of which aren’t FLRC races, but are included for historical reasons that could, but won’t, be explained). • Super Frosty Loomis Snowshoe Race • Thom B… Read more »

Strong Individual Performances in PGXC Race #2

The second Pete Glavin Cross Country Series race of 2018 took place in extremely wet and soggy conditions in Akron Falls this past Sunday. We had a smaller turnout due to the lengthy drive, so we didn’t win any age groups, but we still managed some good individual performances. Full results are available here. The… Read more »

Trail Circuit Mid-Year Standings

With a number of trail races in the can this year, we’ve started calculating the Stonehead and Pebblehead rankings for the 2018 Finger Lakes Trail Circuit. Kudos to Adam Engst for compiling the rankings, taking over the task from Karen Ingall. Karen had recorded these stats for many years and has now passed on the torch…. Read more »

Mr. Hector’s Thom B Race Recap

Now that everyone’s cold hands have finally warmed up, we here at Mismanagement HQ would like to offer a recap of Saturday’s festivities, held in memory of Thom Bugliosi. Given the weather, we are frankly amazed that about 18 first-timers of the 110 folks made it across the finish line, from 132 total registered. This is one… Read more »

2018 Skunk Cabbage Recap and Thank You

Most of the 1000+ Skunk Cabbage runners who registered during the winter months naively believed winter would be long gone come race day. When April 8 finally rolled around, runners could only contemplate “What was I thinking?” as they raced their way through a snow squall and heavy winds over East Ithaca’s backroads. Half marathoners… Read more »