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From local to top 40 in Sports Business

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T.J. Lynch was chosen as one of the latest members of the Sports Business Journal’s Forty Under 40 program. The program aims to recognize leaders in the sports business industry. Lynch, who is the senior vice president of brand marketing for the Allied Sports Marketing Agency, ...

Lake Placid Soccer Centre celebrates 45 years

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LAKE PLACID — In 1977, three St. Lawrence University graduates, Larry McFaddin, Scott Williamson and Michael “Twig” McGlynn, who created the Lake Placid Soccer Centre the year prior, set up the Mountain View Soccer Camp at Northwood School in Lake Placid. Twenty-three campers within ...

Lake Placid to host Bicycle Time Trial Championship

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Team Placid Planet will host the 2021 West-Woodward Memorial Time Trial/New York State Bicycle Time Trial Championships on Aug. 1. The time trials will begin at 11 a.m. and will go until 3 p.m. There will be categories for age groups ranging from 9 to 75, as well as male and female groups. ...

‘Irondad’ competing in Lake Placid this weekend

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LAKE PLACID — What 50-year-old Russell Newell likes the most about competing in Ironman triathlons — especially here in Lake Placid — is the community of racers and sharing “war stories” with them. His new book, released in May, features a few of those stories, including many ...

Should Ironman stay or go?

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LAKE PLACID — It’s not yet clear whether there will be an Ironman Lake Placid triathlon next year. With its contract with Ironman up for renewal, the Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism hosted a virtual meeting on Wednesday to gather feedback from the community on how the race impacts ...

Traffic information set for July 25 Ironman race

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LAKE PLACID — There will be some road closures in the Olympic Region for the annual Ironman Lake Placid triathlon, which will take place from 6:25 a.m. to midnight Sunday, July 25. Officials have also listed some alternate routes for motorists during the race. The route includes a 2.4-mile ...