The FLRC Trail Circuit offers something for everyone. Long or short, hilly or flat, gorges or lake views, spring, summer, or fall—the choice is yours! For best results, run them all, recover, and then repeat annually.
Runners who complete three or more of the races listed below are eligible for inclusion in the annual FLRC Trail Circuit Rankings. The Stonehead rankings include all qualifying races that each runner ran in the year. Pebblehead rankings are based only on a runner’s top three races. In each case, a runner’s “score” for a race is determined by dividing the winning time by his/her time, then multiplying by 100. The sum over several races is then the runner’s score for the season. Rankings for Boulderhead are based on the total number of race miles completed during the calendar year, regardless of finishing time or place.
The winners are announced and the rankings are published soon after the conclusion of the season. Click on the race name for more information.
|Race name||Month||Distance(s)||Location and other notes|
|Super Frosty Loomis Snowshoe Race||February||5K, 10K||Hammond Hill State Forest, Dryden NY|
|Thom B Trail Runs||May||13K, 26K, 52K||Hammond Hill State Forest, Dryden NY|
|Tortoise & Hare Trail Run||June||10K+||Buttermilk Falls State Park, Ithaca NY|
|Finger Lakes Fifties||July||25K, 50K, 50 miles||Finger Lakes National Forest, Hector NY|
|Forest Frolic Trail Runs||July||7K, 15K||Virgil State Forest, Virgil NY|
|Forge the Gorgeous Trail Run||August||7mi||Fillmore Glen State Park, Moravia NY|
|Lucifer's Crossing||August||6.66 miles||Robert H. Treman State Park, Ithaca NY
Note: not sponsored by FLRC, but part of the FLRC trail circuit.
|Monster Marathon & Half Marathon||September||13.1 miles, 26.2 miles||Robert H. Treman State Park, Ithaca NY|
|Danby Down & Dirty||October||10K, 20K||Danby State Forest, Danby NY|
Races that were previously included in the circuit:
- Finger Lakes Snowshoe Race (last run in 2008)
- Empire Haven Clover Leaf 4.8 mi or 16.8 mi (last run in 2005)
- Mountain Madness (last run in 2010)
- Tanglefoot Trail Runs