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 opportunity 2/28/15-START @ 830a.m.

Hello runners!

This week on Saturday 2/28/15 for our group run we will preview the Tipp Hill Shamrock run. Please note there is a change of time. As March approaches it is time to get ready for the 4 mile Tipp Hill Shamrock run. This week we will meet @ 830 am in front of Coleman’s Irish Pub located at 100 S. Lowell Ave Syracuse, NY 13204. Coleman’s will open the doors for us at 930 am for coffee, water and breakfast pizza. This will be the last preview run for this race.The race this year is on 3/7/15.

We welcome all runners at any pace. We have runners between 7 and 13 min/mile pace. We also welcome walkers.

There are no scheduled races for this weekend, so come on out and get your hills in on Tipp Hill!!

Who’s in?

February 27, 2015 Posted by | Group Run opportunities | 1 Comment

Wednesday bight group run opportunity 2/25/15

Hello runners happy Wednesday! We will be meeting at Café @ 407 to run the parkway at 530 pm. How many have it in them after the 1/2 on Sunday for a few shake out miles?

February 25, 2015 Posted by | Group Run opportunities | Leave a comment

Weekend run opportunities 2/21/15

Hello Runners!

The group run on Saturday, February 21st we meet at Cafe 407. The address is 407 Tulip St. Liverpool, NY. 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 or the 5 mile route John Ferrini has created. 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.
Please remember to park on Rt. 370 or Rt. 57 and to leave the spaces in front of and across from the cafe open for the other morning customers.

Lake Effect Half Marathon is Sunday, February 22nd at 9:30am. If you are not signed up to run, please come volunteer and help cheer on the runners!
Lake Effect Half Marathon in Onondaga Lake Park on Sunday 2/22/15 @ 930 am with kids fun run @ 9 am

This is the fourth annual Lake Effect Half Marathon.   The course is a spectator friendly out and back course starting and ending near the Salt Museum. Proceeds go to benefit Café @ 407 (Ophelias Place). The 1st year of this race was epic with wind and blowing snow throughout the entire race. Looking forward to what this year will bring. We will see who all the real die hard runners are!

Website 2015

Who’s in?!

February 20, 2015 Posted by | Group Run opportunities | Leave a comment

Wednesday night group run opportunity 2/18/15

Good evening runners! Tomorrow night we meet at Café @ 407 @530 pm for our group run. The longer we go with this deep freeze the more we need motivation to keep going. Spring is just around the corner. Come join us to help keep you motivated!

February 17, 2015 Posted by | Group Run opportunities | Leave a comment

Monday night group run opportunity 2/16/15

Good afternoon runners! Don’t forget to pack your running clothes (your warm running clothes) and meet us at Cafe 407 at 5:30pm this evening to run a few. We will be celebrating 1 year of sobriety for our friend Suzi, the plan is 3.65 miles for 365 days but you can run any distance you’d like.

February 16, 2015 Posted by | Group Run opportunities | Leave a comment

Weekend run opportunities 2/14/15

Hello Runners!

The group run on Saturday, February 14th (Happy Valentine’s Day) we meet back at Cafe 407. The address is 407 Tulip St. Liverpool, NY. 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 or the 5 mile route John Ferrini has created. 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.

Please remember to park on Rt. 370 or Rt. 57 and to leave the spaces in front of and across from the cafe open for the other morning customers.

Cupid’s Chase 5K in Onondaga Lake Park in Syracuse on Saturday 2/14/15 @ 10am

This Run supports Community Options, Inc. COI is a national nonprofit organization that develops housing and employment support for people with developmental disabilities. This is their 6th annual race and this will be held not only in New York, but in 9 States and 28 race locations simultaneously. The 5K will focus on the social aspects of the event and the holiday. Participants will be encouraged to meet, talk, walk or run together.  This is a certified course.

Website 2015

Feel The Love 5K Run/3K Walk in Cortland, NY on Saturday 2/14/15 @ 11 am

This 5k run and walk will be held at Cortland Regional Medical Center. Registration and post-race activities held in the assembly room. Parking is free and on site. Free Chili, Soup, Coffee and Hot Chocolate to participants.  Prizes for top 3 in age group up to 70+. New this year for Valentine’s day….. “Run with your Hun” division. Register as a couple, run as a couple, qualify for separate couples awards!  Timing is  by Leone Timing.

Who’s in?

February 11, 2015 Posted by | Group Run opportunities | Leave a comment

Wednesday night group run 2/11/15 & Monday night group run 2/16/15

Good afternoon runners. Tonight’s group run is at 530 pm from Café @ 407 in Liverpool. It was freezing this morning but the high today is 30 which should make for a beautiful run!

Also this Monday, February 16 at 5:30 well will be having a Group Run for a special occasion. We will be celebrating the 1 year sobriety of our friend Suzi Storm, a cause worthy of celebrating. We will meet at Cafe 407 and head out for 3.65 miles (or however many your heart & feet desire) all are welcome to join. 3.65 miles for 365 days, way to go Suzi…

Who’s in!?!

February 11, 2015 Posted by | Group Run opportunities | Leave a comment

Weekend run opportunity 2/7/15 *time and location change*

Hello runners! This week on Saturday 2/7/15 for our group run we have a change of location and change of time. As March approaches it is time to get ready for the 4 mile Tipp Hill Shamrock run. The race this year is on 3/7/15. This week we will meet @ 830 am in front of Coleman’s Irish Pub located at 100 S. Lowell Ave Syracuse, NY 13204. Coleman’s will open the doors for us at 930 am for coffee, water and breakfast pizza.  This will be one of 2 preview runs for this race.

We welcome all runners at any pace. We have runners between 7 and 13 min/mile pace. We also welcome walkers.

Also if anyone is interested in joining, Jason F. and John F. are planning to meet at 7 am to get in some extra miles before the group run.

Who’s in!?!

February 5, 2015 Posted by | Group Run opportunities | Leave a comment

Wednesday night group run opportunity 2/4/15

Good afternoon runners! Quick reminder that tonights group run is from Cafe @ 407 at 530 pm to run the parkway. We have some mild temps today so it should make for a good run! Who’s in!?!

February 4, 2015 Posted by | Group Run opportunities | Leave a comment

Weekend run opportunities 1/31/15

Hello Runners!

The group run on Saturday, January 31st we meet again at Cafe 407. The address is 407 Tulip St. Liverpool, NY. 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 or the 5 mile route John Ferrini has created. 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.

Please remember to park on Rt. 370 or Rt. 57 and to leave the spaces in front of and across from the cafe open for the other morning customers.

Who’s in?!

Super Couch Potato 5K in Onondaga Lake Park on Sunday 2/1/15 @ 11am

Leave it to the Syracuse Track Club to come up with a fun race on a day reserved for football. Get a fun running race on a day reserved for football. Get a 5K run in early and then hit the couch for a super day of football on Sunday 2/1/15. The Super Couch Potato 5K will be held this year at Onondaga Lake Park. The Cobblestone Ale House will play host to pre and post race activities. A certified course, great refreshments and a big screen t.v. from Top Stitch Screen Printing, and a recliner from Dunk and Bright Furniture will highlight this race. The first 500 to register will receive a commemorative hat.

Registration 2015

January 30, 2015 Posted by | Group Run opportunities | Leave a comment

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