Category: Fitness

14th annual Musselman Triathlon this weekend in Geneva

14th annual Musselman Triathlon this weekend in Geneva

The fourteenth-annual Musselman Triathlon will be held this weekend, July 14 – 16, in Geneva. Musselman Weekend actually consists of four different races: the Musselman, a half-iron distance race held on Sunday; the mini-Mussel, a sprint distance triathlon on Saturday; the microMussel, ... MORE
MUSSELMAN 2017: Athletes flocking to Geneva for this weekend's races

MUSSELMAN 2017: Athletes flocking to Geneva for this weekend’s races

Imagine competing in a triathlon one day, then turning around and doing a longer one — a much longer one — the following day. Crazy, you say? Well, not for more than 100 people gearing up for the 14th annual Musselman Triathlon ... MORE
Paddle Keuka 5K canoe and kayak race returns on August 5th

Paddle Keuka 5K canoe and kayak race returns on August 5th

The Finger Lakes Museum & Aquarium will hold its second annual Paddle Keuka 5K canoe and kayak race on Saturday, August 5th. Last year’s inaugural event, which was sponsored by many prominent area wineries, restaurants and businesses, was a splashing success with ... MORE
Laurel House 5K raises estimated $10,000

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 ... MORE
WEBER THIS WEEK: Katie MacIntyre on her journey to the Boston Marathon finish line (podcast)

WEBER THIS WEEK: Katie MacIntyre on her journey to the Boston Marathon finish line (podcast)

On Monday afternoon’s edition of Weber This Week, the Web Dog welcomes Katie MacIntyre of Auburn back in-studio to talk about her quest to train for and finish the Boston Marathon which she accomplished in April. ... MORE
Great Race celebrating 40th year in Auburn

Great Race celebrating 40th year in Auburn

This August, Emerson Park will host the 40th Great Race; a sporting event of teams that will run, bicycle and canoe for the gold. Or should we say ruby? As the Great Race Committee kicks off its 40th year celebration, much is ... MORE
2nd Annual Right to Run 19K in Seneca Falls (webcast replay)

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

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 ... MORE
Tompkins Co. law enforcement will participate in torch run

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, ... MORE
Bristol Republicans to host 5K

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

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 ... MORE
Seneca7: The day around Seneca Lake on social media

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

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, ... MORE
Teams trek through downtown Auburn in East Hill's 4th annual Amazing Race

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

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

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 ... MORE
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'The race isn't over': Auburn woman to run Boston Marathon alongside its first female runner

‘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 ... MORE
It's A Wonderful Run 5K donates $10,000 to Seneca County House of Concern

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 ... MORE