Elites and Casual Runners Take the Field at Bergen 5K

NYLON – The Jenna Kuzma Memorial Runners and walkers came to tackle the 3.1 mile course that weaves through the streets of Bergen. The 5K, also known as the Bergen Road Race, took place this past Saturday, Aug. 12. "I think it went well" said Race Director Eric Boyce. "More than pleased with the results. A ton of depth here, and people looked to have a great time. " Omar Boulama took the win on the Men's side in a time of 15:14, edging out … [Read more...]

Rochester Twilight Criterium Adds Elite Road Mile

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NYLON –The Rochester Twilight Criterium will be adding a new event this year. A road mile running race will be joining the criterium event, bringing elite-level competition. "I had the idea years ago to put together runners and cycling" said Executive Director Scott Page. "Almost any weekend there are 5K's, and 10K's to do. Nobody's doing any speed stuff." The mile event has time standards athletes must hit to qualify for their fields. … [Read more...]

All Invited to Run Alongside Bergen 5K’s Elites

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NYLON – The Bergen Road Race, which serves as the 2017 USATF Niagara 5km Open & Masters Championships, will soon draw local elites to the starting line. The race, also known as the Jenny Kuzma Memorial 5K run, is Saturday, Aug. 12. The race has a reputation of attracting the best of the best, but runners of all levels are encouraged to participate. "I want everyone to show up" said Race Director Eric Boyce. While the race is open to … [Read more...]

Oak Tree’s First ‘Sun Cup’ to Award Fast, Healthy First Responders

GENESEO — The 12th annual Oak Tree Half Marathon and 5K will be on the Sunday of Labor Day weekend and this year the GeneseeSun.com is sponsoring the 'Sun Cup' to promote First Responder wellness. The 'Sun Cup' takes the net time of the 5K and Half Marathon of any two contestants from the same first responder or public safety department. "This cup gives the first responders a goal to run off some of their stress and train with a co-worker … [Read more...]

20th Karnocker 5K To Benefit Finger Lakes Regional Burn Association

NYLON– The 20th running of the Karknocker 5K will benefit the Finger Lakes Regional Burn Association, a partnership established just last year. The Karknocker 5K will take place Friday, July 28. The East Rochester Chamber of Commerce sponsors and puts on the race. "I've been involved with the Chamber for 6 or 7 years," said Communications Director MaryBeth Lovejoy. "The Chamber sponsors the race, and puts it together. We also coordinate the … [Read more...]

Caledonia Native Matt Cappotelli is Undergoing Second Brain Surgery

CALEDONIA —Matt Cappotelli is scheduled to undergo his second brain surgery to remove a tumor. According to a Facebook post from Cappotelli former winner of a WWE contract on Tough Enough III, has disclosed that the brain tumor that ended his career 10 years ago has returned. "Waiting to be taken for my MRI and get prepared for my second brain surgery tomorrow," said Cappotelli in his Facebook post. "Just found out that the tumor that I had … [Read more...]

12th Annual Oak Tree Half Marathon Grows with Genesee Valley Conservancy

GENESEO — The 12th annual Oak Tree Half Marathon and 5K is fast approaching the Village. The 12th annual Oak Tree Race is an event that raising money to support the conservation work of the not-for-profit Genesee Valley Conservancy. The race consists of a Half Marathon, 5K, and free kids fun runs. "The race is great public show of support," race director Ben Gajewski. "Along with that we see local business support through our many sponsors, … [Read more...]

4 Livingston County Pitchers Play for Nationally Ranked Hornell Dodgers

HORNELL — Four Livingston County pitchers are now entering the national stage. The Hornell Dodgers, who are Nationally ranked (28) now have four pitchers from Livingston Country in their starting lineup. Those pitchers are Jameson Moran (RIT/Geneseo), Reid VanScoter (Binghamton/Livonia), Zack Kolodziejski (Niagara/Livonia), and Maddux Minton (Brockport/Conesus).  The Dodgers compete in the  New York Collegiate Baseball League (NYCBL), … [Read more...]

Geneseo Blue Devils Sending Numerous Athletes to Compete in College After Big Year

GENESEO — Geneseo sports have seen a lot of success in recent year, it is because of the number of athletes that leave Geneseo and go on to play college sports. The following teams won sectional patches for the Geneseo Blue Devils this year: Girls Soccer, Boys Basketball, Boys Track, and Girls Softball. The team success has come from the hard work and leadership of many players a crossed Geneseo athletics. The Blue Devils saw an assortment of … [Read more...]