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Skunk Cabbage and Indoor Track Meet Scheduling Issues

6 March 2020: As a precaution to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, Cornell University is postponing or canceling non-essential events of more than 100 people. The FLRC board is discussing how this will affect the next indoor track meet (March 29th) and the Skunk Cabbage Classic 10K and Half Marathon… Read more »

5000m proves insanely popular in FLRC’s February indoor track meet

Talk about unexpected! Normally, when we include a 5000m race in one of FLRC’s indoor track meets, it gets 15–20 brave souls who can count all 25 laps—we’ve never run more than one section. When I seeded the race on Saturday night, we had 86 entrants, forcing me to create three sections and figure out… Read more »

Join the MITHACAL MILERS workouts Tuesdays at 6 PM at the Cornell Arboretum!

Coaches Adam Engst and Jason Tuori are coordinating another MITHACAL MILERS group as part of the Family Running Program on Tuesday nights at 6 PM. We’ll be meeting in the bowl of the Cornell Arboretum off Forest Home Drive (see picture below or try this link). All ages and abilities are welcome, although you should… Read more »

Lots of “Littles” in FLRC’s July Track Meet—Results Now Available

FLRC’s July track meet is now in the books, and it was a wonderful way to spend a summer evening, with perfect weather and lots of friendly runners. Thanks to the Auburn Pulsars, Ithaca Youth Bureau, Lansing Lightning, and SOAR clubs, we had tons of young kids—and not much is cuter than one 4-year-old handing… Read more »

Results from FLRC’s Record-Setting June Track Meet Now Available

The first FLRC summer track meet of 2019 is in the books, and it was our largest summer meet ever, with 153 athletes and 312 event entries! Many of those runners came from the Ithaca Youth Bureau’s increasingly popular track program, along with the Lansing Lightning club, SOAR and Team Prefo from Corning, the Auburn… Read more »

Fun, Food, and Magic at Our Upcoming Annual Meeting

While most FLRC events feature fun and food, this year’s annual meeting will also bring us internationally acclaimed magician Kozmo, along with door prizes and a raffle. So join us for what may be the top FLRC social event of the year on Sunday, March 3, from 5:00pm through 8:00pm at Celebrations. Food will be… Read more »

Joining the Cross-Country Team for Fall 2018

September is just around the corner, and it’s time to sign up for fall cross-country races! Cross-country is a team sport, and runs typically take place on mowed fields and easy trails. Generally speaking, scoring is based on each team member’s place in the race, so unlike most running races, there is a strong team… Read more »

FLRC Group Runs Begin February 4th

Running with other FLRC members just got easier, thanks to several group runs being organized for 2018! With Shelly Marino as our volunteer Group Run director and a few FLRC members who’ve volunteered to lead these runs, we’ve been able to schedule a regular run for the first and third Sundays of every month, starting on… Read more »

Register to Attend FLRC’s Annual Meeting on Sunday, March 5th at 4 PM

FLRC’s annual meeting will take place this year from 4–6 PM on Sunday, March 5th at Joe’s Restaurant (602 West Buffalo Street). The event is free, and if you’re coming, please register on Webscorer so we can get a headcount for the food. Speaking of which, appetizers will be served in the form of a… Read more »