Lake Effect Run Club

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Hello Central New York Runners!

Welcome to Lake Effect’s Web Site!

Have a search around to see what we’re about.

On these pages expect to find out information about the local run scene, and how to get yourself motivated to join up with us no matter what your fitness goals are.

Hopefully while you’re browsing you’ll catch a little run bug and commit yourself to your next run journey with us. But first don’t forget to grab a run partner or 2 or 6!! That’s what we’re all about!!

If you’re not currently getting our e-mails you may sign up where it says “E-mail Subscription” in the lower right sidebar. Then you’ll get an e-mail when there’s an important new post to this web site about our next group run or Club activity. This will officially put you on our run list (welcome to the Club!). Of course your address will remain confidential and you may opt out at any time.  

Feel free to leave Comments or questions on our Facebook Page . This is a FREE Club, however the more active you are on here, the more we all benefit!

Also be sure to check the Race Calendar Tab often. It’s Central New York’s most comprehensive Race Calendar!

And don’t be surprised if we spot you at a race and capture your photo in our photo site.

Our Club is growing by leaps and bounds so come ride the wave with us and we’ll see you out there!

boilermaker group pic

Some of the Lake Effect Runners at the 2013 Boilermaker

November 13, 2008 Posted by | Fitness Tips, Group Run opportunities, Lake Effect Updates, Polls, Post Race Reflections, Post Run Analysis, Uncategorized | 8 Comments

Weekend run opportunities 10/24/14

Hello Runners!

One more week at our home base at Cafe 407 in Liverpool, until we branch out to preview the Burn Run course next weekend. For those who are running or thinking about running the Burn Run there is a discount for Lake Effect just put on your application Lake Effect and you get to run for $20. This price includes the 5K  and/or the 10K. You can choose to do just 1 race or both and it is still only $20 total! The address this week is 407 Tulip St. Liverpool, NY. PLEASE try to park on Rt. 370 or Rt 57 to allow the Cafe customers who drop in for a quick cup of coffee or snacks to use the spaces right in front of the Cafe. We will head out into OLP which allows for anywhere from 2-20 miles and if you are looking for any hills, you can run the loop that passes near the water tower on the village roads. We welcome all runners/walkers to join us. We have regulars that run anywhere from a 7 min to 12 min per mile pace so you can almost always find someone to run with. Please show up for a prompt departure of 8am and to hear any pre-run announcements.


This weekend is the Carol Baldwin Run for Their Life race and the Eastwood Park to Park race. Enjoy if you are participating!

Don’t forget….Wednesday night  group meets at the Inner Harbor at 5:15pm by the Amphitheater!

Who’s in?!?!

Eastwood Autumn Park to Park Run 5 miles in Sunnycrest Park in Syracuse on Sunday 10/26/14 @ 10am

The Eastwood Park-to-Park Autumn Run is a road race through the Eastwood  neighborhood of Syracuse.  The USATF certified course includes some challenging (but not too tough!) hills and now finishes on a down hill.  307 ran this one in 2012. This is the last race of Syrathon 2014 (see tab at top of page). If you’ve run at least 26.2 miles you become  a Syrathoner and earn a shirt and medal. If you complete all 8 races completing 42.5 miles you reach Ultra Syrathoner status! There’s also a kids fun run at 10 am that goes part way around the track with medals to the top finishers. All racers will be entered into raffles.

Website 2014

A Run For THEIR Life 5K/15K in Syracuse, NY on Sunday 10/26/14 @ 9:10am

A Run for THEIR Life is the only Breast Cancer Run held in Syracuse, New York whose proceeds go directly to SUNY Upstate Medical University.  This event is one of the newest additions  to the Syrathon race series through Fleet Feet. The event includes a 5k walk and run through Thornden Park and a 15k run which will proceed through Thornden Park and down through the Connective Corridor to the Armory Square Area and Back to Manley Field house. Individual prizes will be given out for both races for Men’s and Women’s overall 1st, 2nd and 3rd place finish and most funds raised. Prizes will also be given to 1st place in each age and gender group as well. Please Walk, Run, Volunteer or Donate to this event. Their purpose is to find a cure in our lifetime. There will be lots of post race activities including music,comedy and entertainment for children.

Website 2014

21st Annual Halloween Run 5K at at Green Lakes State Park in Fayetteville, NY on Sunday 10/26/14 @ 10am

This run was formerly known as the Bruegger’s bagel Halloween Run at Beaver Lake. The location has changed to Green Lakes  Park. Sponsored by the Syracuse Track Club. A 5K Run & Walk with a free Children’s Fun Run. The 5K (not certified!) is a trail run on flat, well-groomed paths. The 5K Run clockwise around the lakes starts at 10:00am. But first, there is a children’s fun run at 9:30am. Both children and adults are encouraged to wear costumes. There are costume contests with prizes.

Registration 2014

CRMC Hospital Aid Trick or Trot in Cortland, NY on Sunday 10/26/14 @ 9:30am

This is a family focused COSTUME race to benefit the Maternity and Pediatric wards of Cortland Regional Medical Center.  We will have kids activities including a fun run, a concession stand, a DJ to keep the fun going and sports massages offered to runners. There will also be drawings, prizes for costume categories and race awards.  Come join the fun and help support the families in our community!

Website 2014

Class of 2019 Pumpkin Run 5K Run/Walk on Sunday 10/26/14 @ 2 pm

This is the 3rd Annual Cazenovia Pumpkin Run/Spooky Sprint 5K Run/Walk to benefit the Cazenovia High School Senior Class of 2019.The Spooky Sprint will be for kids, at any age, and begins before the Pumpkin Run around the Green near registration. This is free for kids. Halloween costumes are encouraged! The Pumpkin Run starts at Caz Middle School, heading east on Nickerson Street and then south on Lincklaen. After turning right onto Route 20, the route heads west and then turns north winding through the village and town ending back in front of the Middle School. It follows the same path as the legendary Chilly Chili Run!

Registration Page 2014

October 24, 2014 Posted by | Group Run opportunities | Leave a comment

Wednesday night group run 10/22/14

Happy Wednesday runners! We are still on for tonights mid week group run. We will meet at the Inner Harbor Amphitheater @ 515 pm. You can run any distance at any speed you choose. Come join us!

October 22, 2014 Posted by | Group Run opportunities | Leave a comment

Weekend run opportunities 10/18/14

Hello Runners!

For this week’s group run we will be back at “home” at Cafe 407 in Liverpool. The address is 407 Tulip St. Liverpool, NY. Utilizing the trail in OLP you can get anywhere from 2-20 miles! We welcome all runners/walkers to join us. We have regulars that run anywhere from a 7 min to 12 min per mile pace so you can almost always find someone to run with. Please show up for a prompt departure time of 8am and to hear any announcements before the run. We have been asked by Café at 407 to please park down the street to leave parking space for their morning customers.


This weekend and next weekend  are filled with local races including the Empire State Marathon the Eastwood Park to Park and the Carol Baldwin Run for their Life, so we will continue to meet at Cafe 407 for a couple of  weeks. After that we plan to preview the Burn Run race route in East Syracuse.

Hope to see you out there!

Who’s in?!

October 17, 2014 Posted by | Group Run opportunities | Leave a comment

Wednesday night group run 10/15/14

Good Afternoon! Happy Wednesday! Dont forget about our Wednesday night group run (tonight) at the Inner Harbor in Syracuse. We meet at the amphitheater at 5:15. You choose speed and distance.

October 15, 2014 Posted by | Group Run opportunities | Leave a comment

Weekend run opportunities 10/11/14

Hello Runners!

For this week’s group run we will be back at “home” at Cafe 407 in Liverpool. The address is 407 Tulip St. Liverpool, NY. Utilizing the trail in OLP you can get anywhere from 2-20 miles! We welcome all runners/walkers to join us. We have regulars that run anywhere from a 7 min to 12 min per mile pace so you can almost always find someone to run with. Please show up for a promp departure time of 8am and to hear any announcements before the run.


Next weekend and the weekend after are filled with local races including the Empire State Marathon and the Carol Baldwin Run for their Life, so we will continue to meet at Cafe 407 for a few weeks. After that we plan to preview the Burn Run race route in East Syracuse.

Hope to see you out there!

Who’s in?!

Ithaca Glows 3K and 5K in Ithaca, NY on Saturday 10/11/14 @  7/8 pm

What a cool and fun run!!!! Have you ever ran a 5K in the dark? Well now is your chance!  A race to benefit Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County. This race is sponsored by Planet Fitness. looks like fun for the whole family!

Website 2014

2nd Annual Montezuma Aqueduct Run/Walk in Montezuma, NY on Saturday 10/11/14 @9:30am

This run was created as a fun family community event that is helping to further develop the Montezuma Heritage Park. Whether joining the race to run, for a leisurely nature walk or just cheering the participants on, there will be something for everyone to enjoy at this event. The race course consists of road running and some trail running.  CASH ONLY if you register on race day.

Website 2014

Camp Talooli  5K/family run/walk in Pennellville, NY on Saturday 10/11/14 @ 9am/10am

This is a day of fun for the whole family! 5K run, family fun run/walk, guided nature tour, camp activities, ice cream and more. Long sleeve shirts to the 1st 100 registered. prizes to the top 3 finishers.

Website 2014

Forever Young 5K in Seneca Falls, NY on Saturday 10/11/14 @ 10 am

In the Spring of 2010 the community of Seneca Falls lost a fine young man, Frederick J. Morganti. At the age of 13 Freddy became ill and died unexpectedly. Freddy was an energetic, fun loving young man who was loved by all. In his memory his parents have created scholarships to be awarded to 3 graduating seniors of Mynderse Academy that excels and loves the sports that Freddy loved. This race is to raise funds to graciously support this scholarship and bring a fun community event to Seneca Falls in honor of Freddy. In 2012 over $8,000 was raised. This years goal is to raise $10,000.

Website 2014

3rd Annual Run of the Dead – A Benefit for the Wilderness Search & Rescue Team @Syracuse Sports Park in Liverpool, NY on Saturday 10/11/14 1st wave @ 11am

A Benefit for the Wilderness Search & Rescue Team. THE DEAD PARTY – Will start as soon as you get there and the music will also begin throughout the afternoon. Beer, food, blood and guts will be available for purchase as well. We invite you to stay right at the park and party into the night like it’s your last day on this Earth! If that wasn’t enough, yes there will be one of the biggest bon fires you have ever witnessed at this after party! This years BBQ is being provided by Sharkey’s of Liverpool.

Website 2014

1st Annual Dick Rossi Remembrance 7K Walk/Run in Canastota, NY on Saturday 10/11/14 @ 10am

This run/walk Starts on North Main Street before the creek and ends at Saint Agatha’s Wilson Ave. There will be a party after for all with a free lunch for Run/Walkers only at the Canastota High School Gym.  T-shirts to all registered by 9/29.

Website 2014

Mohawk Hudson River Marathon/1/2 Marathon in Central Park, Schenectady, NY on Sunday 10/12/14 @ 8:30 am

This is primarily a flat and fast course with 2/3rds of the marathon course on paved bike trail and 1/3 on city streets.Medals to all finishers and cash awards to the top 5 male and female finishers. Commemorative awards to the top 3 in each 5 year male and female age groups. This is a certified Boston Marathon qualifier.

Website 2014

Apple Run 5K/15K in LaFayette, NY on Sunday 10/12/14 @ 915 am/930 am

This race made a comeback in 2008 after an 18 year absence. It occurs in conjunction with the Apple Festival. There is also a 1 mile fun run at 8:30am for kids 12 and under.  The 9.3 mile run courses through the scenic Tully Valley. Free apples are had by all! Pre and post race refreshments. Long sleeve race shirts men and womens cut. Free admitance to the Apple Festival and free parking with your bib.

Website 2014

Hunters Hope Every Step Walk at Onondaga Lake Park in Liverpool, NY on Sunday 10/12/14 @ 10 am

Hunter’s Hope Every Step Walk is a walk to bring about awarness of Krabbe disease and the importance of Universal Newborn Screening. This Foundation was created by Jim Kelly (Buffalo Bill, Football player) in honor of his son Hunter who died from Krabbe Disease.The annual Every Step Walk is presented in honor of Colby Carter & Mason Woodruff.  Their mission is that Every Child, Every Time, Every Where get tested for all possible diseases at birth with the heel prick. New York State tests for 51, while some states only test for 23 – an infant should not have to die because they were not born in the “right” state.

Website 2014

October 9, 2014 Posted by | Group Run opportunities | Leave a comment

Wednesday night group run opportunity 10/8/14

Good evening runners!

Tomorrow is Wednesday and you know what that means……time for our mid week group run. Meet at the Inner Harbor Amphitheatre @515 pm. We welcome all runners any speed for distances from 1 mile to 6 miles. This week will be hosted by Brett D.

Who’s in?

October 7, 2014 Posted by | Group Run opportunities | Leave a comment

   

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