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Lake Placid Classic runs through

LAKE PLACID — More than 300 people finished the 50th annual Lake Placid Classic Half Marathon and 10K race on Saturday, Oct. 9. The race, which is essentially two races in one, saw many runners competing for the top spot, but only four were able to come away with the win. The first ...

Bombers shut out Knights on senior night

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid varsity girls soccer team defeated the Seton Catholic Knights 4-0 in a Champlain Valley Athletic Association matchup on Thursday, Oct. 7. On Sept. 17, the Blue Bombers scored a game-winning goal with 45 seconds left to beat the Knights, 3-2, but this game ...

LP girls win, boys fall to SL

SARANAC LAKE — The Lake Placid girls cross country teams were big winners at a meet on Tuesday, Oct. 12. at the Dewey Mountain Recreation Center. Lake Placid’s Samantha Damico was lightning quick, racing to the top spot. Damico, an eighth-grader, finished with a time of 18:57. ...

Wilmington runner to compete in Boston Marathon

WILMINGTON — Wilmington resident Drew Lavin just hit his 1,200-day streak of running, and he’s running with a purpose — Lavin is racing in his second Boston Marathon on Oct. 11 — his first one in person. Lavin has been training for marathons for the last several years, and he said ...

Lake Placid Classic Half/10K race returns on Oct. 9

LAKE PLACID — After a one-year delay due to COVID-19, on Oct. 09, the 50th annual Lake Placid Classic Half Marathon and 10K will take place. In 1970, a small group of runners led by Dr. Robert Lopez, a prominent Saranac Lake Veterinarian began a marathon and half-marathon race originally ...

USA Luge’s Mazdzer returns home from Sochi training with broken foot

LAKE PLACID -- The start of fall training outside Sochi did not go according to plan for American luge racer Chris Mazdzer. USA Luge athletes arrived in Sochi last weekend, and in the first days or training, Mazdzer, 2018 Olympic silver medalist, suffered a broken foot, according to a ...