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

NO Wednesday night group run tonight 11/26/14

Good afternoon runners! Due to the holiday there will not be a group run this evening. We hope to resume our Wednesday night runs soon. Tomorrow morning is the Baldwinsville Turkey Trot at Baker High School. We still have our Saturday morning runs every week @ 8 am. Everyone have a safe and happy Thanksgiving.

November 26, 2014 Posted by | Group Run opportunities | Leave a comment

Lake Effect Holiday Party

Hello Lake Effect members, it is that time of year again! We have planned a great evening to celebrate the holidays, our running accomplishments and the friendships we have with each other!  A private area has been reserved at the Cobblestone in Liverpool for Thursday 12/17/14 @ 630 p.m. There will be delicious food and space to mingle. The cost is $15 per person which includes food, non-alcoholic beverages, tax and gratuity (bar is extra).

Menu:

Pizza, Wings, Assorted Subs
Italian and Swedish Meatballs
Cheese/Cracker/Veggies
Variety of Yummy Fried Appetizer Stuff :)
Soda (non-alcoholic beverages)

(cash bar)

Cobblestone is casual, but please feel free to dress festive.  Please pass this invite on to all Lake Effect friends you know. Bring a guest also!  Payment is required in advance to reserve your spot.

Money is being collected by Jane Magari and John Ferrini at the Saturday morning group runs.

We are looking forward to seeing everyone!

November 25, 2014 Posted by | Group Run opportunities | 1 Comment

Weekend run opportunities 11/22/14

Hello Runners!

Tis the season….this week’s group run on Saturday, November 22nd, and for most of the winter, we will be back at “home base” at Cafe 407. The address 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 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.


The Jingle Bell 5k is this Saturday at OCC, and on Thanksgiving day there are a couple Turkey Trots: Cortland and Baldwinsville.

Best of Luck to our LERC runners who are running the Philadelphia Marathon this weekend!! Wishing you good weather and a safe trip.
Who’s in!?!?

Jingle Bell 5K Run/Walk for Arthritis @OCC in Syracuse, NY on Saturday 11/22/14 both @ 10am

Get in the spirit this holiday season at the Arthritis Foundation’s Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis. Be one of the thousands of runners and walkers who hit the nation’s pavements, pathways and parks this winter to fight arthritis, the nation’s most common cause of disability. The Jingle Bell is a fun and festive way to kick off your holidays by helping others! So wear a holiday themed outfit and tie some jingle bells to your shoelaces! By the way the jingle bells are provided at the packet pick up, but you have to bring your own holiday spirit. The course is run on the campus of Onondaga Community College.

Website 2014

Cortland Turkey Trot 5K on Thursday 11/27/14 @ 9am

The Turkey Trot starts and ends at the Cortland YMCA. This race benefits the Salvation Army of Cortland. This is the final of the 6 race series.There’s also a 1 mile Fun Run. Prizes include turkeys, pies and breads. Register by 11/15/14 to receive a long sleeved cotton race shirt. Those pre-registered by the 15th can pick-up their shirts and race bibs by Monday, November 24th, 2014. We strongly encourage early registration for this race due to the large number-many families register and would like shirts-so be sure to register by the 15th of November!!!!

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Baldwinsville Turkey Trot 5K/10K on Thursday 11/27/14 @ 9:15am/10am

There’s also a 1/2 mile Kids Fun Run @ 8:30am. This race starts and ends at Baker High School. It’s quite a Baldwinsville tradition with 2014 being the 46th annual! Packet pick up on Tuesday from 12pm-6pm at Fleet Feet Clay and the day before at Fleet Feet Clay between 12pm-4pm or CW Baker High School from 6pm-8pm. Free shirt to the first 3000 registered (not including 1/2 mile run) Trophies and Gift Certificates to the top 3 male and female 5k and 10k finishers.

Website 2014

November 21, 2014 Posted by | Group Run opportunities | Leave a comment

NO Wednesday night group run tonight 11/19/14-there is a Pub Run

There will be NO group run tonight from the Inner Harbor. There is a run opportunity through Fleet Feet

Fleet Feet Sports and ASICS are hosting a “Movember” Pub Run from The Suds Factory River Grill in Baldwinsville on Wednesday, Nov. 19. Those interested should meet at The Suds Factory River Grill at 5:30 p.m. and the 3 mile run through Baldwinsville will start at 6 p.m.

The run will be in honor of men’s health and donations will be collected for the Upstate Prostate Cancer and Care Research Fund.

Following the run, we will have food and drinks, along with raffles and giveaways.

Sport your best mustache at the run in honor of Movember – or we will have some for you to wear as well!

***Headlamps are required for this run

November 19, 2014 Posted by | Group Run opportunities | Leave a comment

Weekend run opportunities 11/15/14

Hello Runners!This weeks group run on Saturday November 15th, we will be previewing the Baldwinsville Turkey Trot. We will meet at the Bus Garage parking lot which is located just to the right when you turn into Baldwinsville High School. Address is 29 E. Oneida St. Baldwinsville, NY. There are two run options for this race which is on Thanksgiving day, a 5k and/or a 10K. This weekend we will have some that will preview the 5k and some that will preview the 10k, and a few that might just do both! We have regulars that run anywhere from a 7 min to 13 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.


Who’s In?!?

Red Creeks 3rd Annual Turkey Trot in Red Creek, NY on Saturday 11/15/14 @ 10 am

All proceeds benefit the Fair Haven and Red Creek food pantries. A turkey will be awarded to the overall male and female winner in the 5K.

Registration 2014

November 13, 2014 Posted by | Group Run opportunities | Leave a comment

Wednesday night run opportunity *LOCATION/TIME CHANGE*

Good afternoon runners, we did our group run at the Inner Harbor last night for Veterans Day. Tonight some members are meeting at the Salt Museum at the parkway in Liverpool @ 7 pm to go through Lights on the Lake. All are welcome to join. Have a great day!

November 12, 2014 Posted by | Group Run opportunities | 1 Comment

Weeknight run opportunity 11/11/14

Come out tonight and help the Lake Effect Run Club honor our Veterans at The Inner Harbor as we run from there to the old Armory at Armory Square!!! Everyone is welcome!!

November 11, 2014 Posted by | Group Run opportunities | 1 Comment

Weekend group run opportunities 11/8/14

Hello Runners!

This week’s group run on Saturday, November 8th, we will be back at “home base” at Cafe 407 on 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 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 13 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.
The Burn Run is Sunday November 9th at 9:00am for the 5k followed by a 10k race. Race starts at the East Syracuse Fire House on Sanders Creek Parkway in East Syracuse. You can run one or both!

Don’t forget, there will be group members meeting for a run today at 5:15pm at the Inner Harbor. Please bring reflective gear and lights if you have them. Now that it is starting to get dark this is helpful for any road crossings. The Ferrinis plan to stop over and check out Clark’s Ale house after the run for anyone who would like to join!

Who’s in?!

7th Annual Burn Run 5K/10K/Kids Fun Run in East Syracuse, NY on Sunday 11/9/14 @ 9/10/830 am

The 10K race has been a big hit after being added 2 years ago. Awards are given out for individual races and the combined 5K/10K times. To benefit the Clark Burn Center at Upstate Hospital which serves 27 counties with advanced burns. This race is now officially recognized by Upstate Hospital. All proceeds go to benefit the children who have been affected and to help fund the ongoing support system designed for the children as they continue to grow and recover. Run through Franklin Park. There are Police and Firefighter awards too. Post race music and refreshments. This is a great race with an excellent cause.

Website 2014

November 5, 2014 Posted by | Group Run opportunities | Leave a comment

Wednesday night group run opportunity 11/5/14

Hello running peeps!! We are running in the Inner Harbor tonight! Please wear reflective and light gear for visability!! Meet at the Ampitheater and join us for a few miles of smiles!! Everyone is welcome to join us no matter your pace!!

November 5, 2014 Posted by | Group Run opportunities | 1 Comment

Weekend run opportunities 11/1/14

Hello Runners!

This week’s group run we will be previewing the Burn Run in East Syracuse. This race is on November 9th and the proceeds go to a great cause – the Burn Foundation of Central New York. This foundation helps send child victims of burns to the Burn Camp where they receive emotional and physical support, and it also helps pay for treatment of burn victims that are treated at the Clark Burn Center. There is a discount for Lake Effect Group Runners to participate in this race – just $20!!!! The race course has a 5k or 10K option, so this Saturday you can run either or both to get in the mileage you need. The address to meet us is 148 Sanders Creek Parkway East Syracuse, NY. 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.

NYC Marathon is this Sunday, November 11th. Best of luck to our Lake Effect Runners who will be participating!!

ALSO, a reminder there is a Wednesday group run every week at the Inner Harbor Amphitheater at 5:15pm. Please make sure you start to bring reflective gear and headlamps as it is starting to get dark earlier.

Who’s in ?!?!

Baldwinsville Rotary Autumn 5K Run/Walk in Baldwinsville, NY on Saturday 11/1/14 @ 10:00 am

This timed event is road course, starting and ending between Elden & Durgee schools. Packet pick-up, race day registration, post-race refreshments and awards will be in the main lobby of Baker High School. Prizes will be awarded for the top three male and female runners, the top male and female in each age group, and for the top male and female walkers. Proceeds from this event will benefit the Baldwinsville Community Food Pantry and the Baldwinsville Rotary Club, both serving the needs of our immediate community

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New York City Marathon on Sunday 11/2/14

The premier event of New York Road Runners, the TCS New York City Marathon is one of the world’s great road races, drawing nearly 105,000 applicants of which 38,096 finished in 2008. The race attracts many world-class professional athletes, not only for the more than $600,000 in prize money, but also for the chance to excel in the media capital of the world before two million cheering spectators and more than 300 million worldwide television viewers. As any one of the nearly 788,000 past participants will attest, crossing the finish line in Central Park is one of the great thrills of a lifetime. Entry is not guaranteed, but a lottery ensues every year. Details will be posted on their web site in mid February.

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October 30, 2014 Posted by | Group Run opportunities | Leave a comment

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