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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

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

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

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

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

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

Weber This Week: Jeff Rook on Saturday’s It’s A Wonderful Run 5K in Seneca Falls

Race organizer of the It’s A Wonderful Run 5K, Jeff Rook, was in-studio on Monday morning as a guest on Weber This Week to talk about this Saturday’s big 5K race in Seneca Falls that is expected to bring over 4,000 runners to town. Also in-studio, Jeff”s father Bob Rook and Katie MacIntyre, race director for the Women’s Right to... more

VIDEO: It’s A Wonderful Life in Seneca Falls!

Over 4,000 runners and thousands more holiday revelers congregated in Seneca Falls, NY on Saturday for the It’s A Wonderful Life Weekend and the 8th Annual It’s A Wonderful Run 5K. Seneca Falls is believed to be the town that inspired Bedford Falls in the Frank Capra holiday classic movie “It’s a Wonderful Life”. This year marks the 70th Anniversary of the... more
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