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Lax Placid opens summer of activity

June 21, 2017 LAKE PLACID — Summit Lacrosse Ventures is ready to bring a pair of developing tournaments to Lake Placid to help the village kick off its summer season. more »»

 
 
 
Olympians swing for charity

June 14, 2017 LAKE?PLACID — In perfect golf conditions, the foursomes from Northern Insuring and Elizabethtown Community Hospital came through with trophy-winning performances in the 17th annual United Way... more »»

Time Trials series comes to a close

June 14, 2017 LAKE PLACID — The six-week Placid Planet Time Trials series wrapped up its season Wednesday, June 7 on Riverside Drive in Lake Placid. more »»

13th running of the Great Adirondack Trail Run

June 13, 2017 KEENE VALLEY — The 13th annual Great Adirondack Trail Run took place under clear skies and a blazing sun, leading plenty of runners to take a dip in Johns Brook after completing the run. more »»

Report: Holcomb died of sleeping pills, alcohol

June 13, 2017 LAKE PLACID — Gold-medal bobsled pilot Steve Holcomb had “a fatal combination” of a prescription sleep aid and a 0. more »»

Runners flood streets for Lake Placid Marathon

June 12, 2017 LAKE PLACID — A veteran and a rookie took the full-distance titles Sunday in the 13th annual Lake Placid Marathon on a day that started under the cover of clouds and turned into a scorcher as the... more »»

County suppresses Holcomb's death details after family threatens to sue

June 12, 2017 LAKE PLACID — Essex County officials aren’t releasing final toxicology and autopsy reports on the cause and manner of death of bobsled gold medalist Steve Holcomb. more »»

Great Adirondack Trail Run returns for 13th year

June 9, 2017 KEENE VALLEY — The Mountaineer gear store in Keene Valley will host its 13th annual Great Adirondack Trail Run on Saturday, offering both an arduous 11.5-mile run and a 3.5-mile fun run. more »»

Marathon weekend

June 8, 2017 LAKE PLACID — The first major sporting event of the summer season in this village kicks off this weekend when the 13th annual Lake Placid Marathon and Half expects to draw upwards of 1,500 runners... more »»

Rivals teams merge into one

June 8, 2017 LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Central School District Board of Education unanimously approved two different and distinct sports mergers with the Saranac Lake Central School District for the... more »»

Busy weekend planned for the Baird brothers

June 7, 2017 LAKE PLACID — Stuart Baird joined the Lake Placid track team as a junior just to stay in shape to be better at the sport he loves the most: the game of soccer. more »»

18-year-old outclimbs Whiteface field

June 6, 2017 WILMINGTON — Christopher Welch of Barneveld rode to victory Sunday, topping a field of 267 cyclists who took on the 11-mile climb in the 16th annual Whiteface Uphill Bike Rac. more »»

Kroes leads locals at state tourney

June 6, 2017 Lake Placid’s Bjorn Kroes turned in the lowest score among the nine Section VII golfers competing in the NYSPHSAA golf championships to finish in a seven-way tie for 25th place in the two-day... more »»

Bouchard-Hall raises the bar

June 5, 2017 WILMINGTON — Kevin Bouchard-Hall dethroned the defending champion and set a course record in the process Saturday to win the seventh annual Wilmington Whiteface 100K mountain bike race in cool,... more »»

Golfers soak up some sun in Malone

June 1, 2017 MALONE — For a good portion of this spring’s high school golf season that’s about to wind down, players have had to compete in some rainy, cold conditions. more »»

Road detours set for Wilmington bike race weekend

June 1, 2017 WILMINGTON — This weekend, as many as 1,000 mountain and road cyclists will converge upon the town of Wilmington and Whiteface Mountain to compete in the Tour of Wilmington Whiteface Bike Race... more »»

Time trials in the homestretch

May 30, 2017 LAKE PLACID — The Placid Planet Time Trials series completed its fourth week Wednesday, with 25 riders taking on the out-and-back course on River Road. more »»

Kroes stands alone with title

May 26, 2017 PLATTSBURGH — Lake Placid’s Bjorn Kroes finished runner-up in the individual competition the past two years in the Section VII Golf Championships, including falling on the second playoff hole las... more »»

Kroes, Bombers separate from field

May 26, 2017 PLATTSBURGH — The undefeated Lake Placid golf team had no problem taking care of business and its top player paved the way. more »»

Seventh grade, and already a champion

May 24, 2017 LAKE PLACID — For a young athlete whose favorite sport is definitely skiing, Sonja Toishi is pretty good at the game of tennis to. more »»

Two-Fly Challenge hits the river

May 23, 2017 WILMINGTON — The 18th annual Ausable River Two-Fly Challenge fishing tournament concluded Saturday, and organizers and competitors alike hailed the great fishing and camaraderie of the event. more »»

 
 

 

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Lake Placid Diet

Lake Placid Half Marathon among the most walker-friendly races in Northeast

May 11, 2017 Since launching the Lake Placid Diet more than three years ago, I’ve had my ups and downs with weight and highs and lows with self-esteem, health issues and achieving my goals. more »

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