Seneca7 relay around Seneca Lake set for Sunday (media guide)

On this coming Sunday, April 29th, the Finger Lakes will see 348 teams of seven runners each converge on Geneva, NY for a 77.7-mile relay. The Seneca7, now in its eighth year, will pass through Ontario, Yates, Schuyler, and Seneca Counties before finishing with a celebration on the banks of Seneca Lake on Sunday night. This year’s race filled to... more

Challengers take on the Finger Lakes Mud Run in Owasco

Matt Gelatt emerged from the Finger Lakes Mud Run looking like a living monument to dirt and earth — and was bleeding from a hole in his leg. But he couldn’t stop smiling. Gelatt, a SUNY Cortland student, didn’t notice his new gash until it was pointed out to him. Despite it, he said he felt great and had a... more

WEBER THIS WEEK: Stacie Youngs & Megan Peter of CrossFit Submerged in Penn Yan (podcast)

CrossFit Submerged in Penn Yan, NY began with a group of people who wanted to continue their journey in fitness and wellness. Meet Stacie Youngs, co-owner and trainer, along with CrossFit athlete Megan Peter on this edition of Weber This Week. They have established a CrossFit gym that is a family and community, made up of individuals that want to... more

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 60 paddlers from across the Finger Lakes Region taking part. This year, a third category, Stand-up Paddling, is... more

Krossin’ Keuka: Take a plunge for a cause

It’s not too late to make the plunge for Krossin’ Keuka! Now in its eighth year raising money for Keuka Comfort Care Home, Krossin’ Keuka is making it fun to jump in and make a splash! The website is filled with fun facts, tips, and everything you need to know about the swim. Participants should have an easier time registering... more

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 weekend. Rich Clark, in his third year as race director after taking over from Musselman founder Jeff Henderson,... more

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, a ‘super sprint’ featuring children’s tricycles and Big Wheels-style toys, on Friday evening; and the MusselKids Race, a... more

Cyclists of all experience levels wanted for 19th annual AIDS Ride for Life

The 19th Annual “AIDS Ride for Life” is the Southern Tier AIDS Program’s largest fundraiser, attracting 400+ riders from the USA, Canada and other countries. This Ride around Cayuga Lake delivers a life-changing experience for many of participants from all backgrounds and fitness levels. Cyclists and volunteers are united by a common desire to do something altruistic. Whether you are... more

Cyclists to ride Finger Lakes Challenge

Bicyclists will participate in the Finger Lakes Challenge, a two-day bike ride visiting Seneca Lake and Seneca Falls to benefit the National MS Society, on July 8-9 starting at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, 300 Pulteney St., Geneva. Cyclists will raise $100,000 to help those affected by multiple sclerosis. Participants were required to raise a minimum $250 for the event.... more

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
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