Over 2,200 runners circle Seneca Lake today for annual Seneca7 relay (everything you need to know)

The Seneca7 will introduce you to the wonders of Seneca Lake: rushing inlets, crashing waterfalls, banks bathed in golden sunlight and as the race website says, “all you have to do is run around it”. The Seneca7 consists of more than 325 seven-member teams, including many from across upstate New York, competing on a 77.7-mile course encircling Seneca Lake. Before they’ve... more

Keuka Outlet Trail is an environment for learning

Marcus Whitman sixth grade students do a lot of the work each year when the time comes to release young trout into the Keuka Outlet. The Environmental Classroom Opportunity program, which has been offered to Marcus Whitman students since 1997, provided a work crew of 23 youngsters who could haul buckets of flopping fish to dump into the Keuka Outlet... more

Bristol Republicans to host 5K

The Town of Bristol Republican Committee in Ontario County is offering a challenge. The Bristol Hills Challenge, a non-certified 5k trail run, will take place on Saturday, May 6, at Ontario County Park at Gannett Hill, 6475 Gannett Hill Park Drive, Naples, NY 14512. Entrants can run or walk in the challenge, but either way the Town of Bristol Republican... more

Kathrine Switzer, the first woman to run the Boston Marathon, still pushing for change 50 years later

On Monday, 70-year-old Kathrine Switzer ran the Boston Marathon for the ninth time in five decades. Fifty years ago, while she was a Syracuse University undergraduate, she became the first woman to ever run it officially. The Boston Marathon had 13,698 female entrants in 2017, with women making up about 46 percent of the field. Switzer was the lone woman... more

Meet Alexis Pierce & Jynell Petrosino on The Melissa Killeleagh Show (podcast)

Meet life coach and speaker Alexis Pierce of Skaneateles and personal trainer Jynell Petrosino of Geneva and learn how making big changes in your life can start with the smallest steps on this month’s edition of The Melissa Killeleagh Show. AUDIO ONLY VERSION: more

‘The race isn’t over’: Auburn woman to run Boston Marathon alongside its first female runner

Fifty years ago, the number of women to officially run in the Boston Marathon was just one. Kathrine Switzer, then a student at Syracuse University, donned a race number and tackled the 26.2 miles in 1967, and this year, she’s going to do it again. But this time, the race director won’t try to push her off the course. Ushering... more

It’s A Wonderful Run 5K donates $10,000 to Seneca County House of Concern

On Thursday, the It’s A Wonderful Run 5K Committee made their first donation of the season when they presented a check for $10,000 to Olan Mack, the Executive Director of the Seneca County House of Concern. In all, the committee will donate $50,000 to local charities this year. Pictured below are the race director’s children, Caitlyn, William and Chelsea Korzeniewski... more

VIDEO: It’s A Wonderful Life in Seneca Falls!

Over 4,000 runners and thousands more holiday revelers congregated in Seneca Falls, NY on Saturday for the It’s A Wonderful Life Weekend and the 8th Annual It’s A Wonderful Run 5K. Seneca Falls is believed to be the town that inspired Bedford Falls in the Frank Capra holiday classic movie “It’s a Wonderful Life”. This year marks the 70th Anniversary of the... more

Weber This Week: Jeff Rook on Saturday’s It’s A Wonderful Run 5K in Seneca Falls

Race organizer of the It’s A Wonderful Run 5K, Jeff Rook, was in-studio on Monday morning as a guest on Weber This Week to talk about this Saturday’s big 5K race in Seneca Falls that is expected to bring over 4,000 runners to town. Also in-studio, Jeff”s father Bob Rook and Katie MacIntyre, race director for the Women’s Right to... more

Rylie J’s Boo & Brew 5K held in Geneva Saturday

Over 300 runners, many decked out in Halloween costumes, participated in the 2016 Rylie J’s Book & Brew 5K race in downtown Geneva on Saturday afternoon. Check out the race start and finishers in the videos below… MALE OPEN WINNERS: Place Name City Bib No Age Overall Chip Time Gun Time Pace 1 Kiplangat Tisia Rochester NY 438 27 1... more

New Yoga studio opens in Waterloo

On August 1, 2016, Om Yoga Waterloo opened its doors in downtown Waterloo.  Located at Suite 102 in the Main Street Mall, Om Yoga Waterloo is the area’s only yoga studio that offers a wide variety yoga classes six days per week. “Yoga is an excellent tool for improving health and wellbeing, but we’ve noticed that there are not a... more

Dedication to a fallen Newark PWD employee at T. Spencer Knight Park

In Newark, the dedication of a map kiosk along with a bicycle repair station took place for Ray DePauw on Tuesday, August 2nd in T. Spencer Knight Park on the canal.  Ray was a devoted friend, father, husband, and Village of Newark DPW employee who loved all things outdoors.  Upon his passing from ALS, donations were made to Local 721... more

The Seneca County 4-H Dog Club classes a success

Seneca County 4-H held a series of dog obedience classes this summer.  4-H volunteer, Cindy Swift, helped participants learn basic commands to use with their canine partners.  Youth and dogs of differing ages and backgrounds took part in the lessons. The final class of the series was held at the Seneca County Fair.  Judge Jackie Denson evaluated the dogs as... more
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