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Laurel House 5K raises estimated $10,000

Proceeds from the 5k walk/run hosted by the Laurel House Board of Directors will go a long way toward helping the comfort care home to become a reality. Board Vice President Henry Hann said the event was a huge success. Last year the walk/run drew about 80 participants, but this year, some 220 runners signed up to help raise money... more

Tompkins Co. law enforcement will participate in torch run

On Wednesday members of local law enforcement will carry the “Flame of Hope” through the City of Ithaca to raise awareness and funds for Special Olympics New York athletes, and the 2016 Special Olympics New York Summer Games, June 16th and 17th, at Siena College in the Capital District Region. Nearly 2,000 Special Olympics New York athletes, coaches and volunteers... more

2nd Annual Right to Run 19K in Seneca Falls (webcast replay)

Join Jim Sinicropi and Jen Stanton at the finish line of the 2017 Right to Run 5K & 19K for FL1 Sports in Seneca Falls on Saturday morning. Watch the race start and see the winning finishers come across the line. Also, hear from Kathrine Switzer who was the first woman to enter and compete the Boston Marathon in 1967... more

Wayne-Finger Lakes Special Olympics draws hundreds of athletes from across region

For the second year in a row North Rose-Wolcott Central School District hosted the Wayne Finger Lakes Region Special Olympics Track and Field competition, a huge event that draws some 600 students from across the region’s 25 school districts within Wayne-Finger Lakes BOCES. Held Friday, May 12th at North Rose-Wolcott High School the weather was perfect, sunny and breezy, for... more

Teams trek through downtown Auburn in East Hill’s 4th annual Amazing Race

For the fourth year in a row, dozens of people raced through downtown Auburn to help raise money for health care in Cayuga County. On Sunday afternoon, roughly 50 teams of two braved the rain during East Hill Family Medical’s Amazing Race. Inspired by the long-running reality show “The Amazing Race,” East Hill set up more than a dozen stations... more

Nearly 2,300 participants make trip around Seneca Lake in Seneca7

The seventh-annual Seneca7, a 77.7-mile relay race, consisting of 328 seven-member teams running the circumference of Seneca Lake, was held on Sunday. The event began in downtown Geneva, with runners heading south along the west side of Seneca Lake, through Yates County, Schuyler County including Watkins Glen, and Seneca County, before returning to Geneva for a finish line celebration. Awards... more

Seneca7: The day around Seneca Lake on social media

Over 2,000 runners and bikers made started their day early in the morning on Sunday at the north end of Seneca Lake in Geneva and proceeded to propel themselves, as part of a seven person team, around the entire circumference of the lake before returning to Geneva late in the afternoon and into the early evening. – Full results &... more

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
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