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Wednesday, March 14th, 2012
WILMINGTON, N.Y. - The Lake Placid Outing Club is pleased to announce the inaugural running of the Rites of Spring Pentathlon on Saturday April 14th. Come test your mettle in this 5 leg adventure race taking place... continue reading
Tuesday, March 6th, 2012
Lake Placid, Adirondacks USA (March, 2012) — Spring is the ideal time to hit the slopes in the Lake Placid, New York region this year. Late-season snowfall is providing some of the best skiing of the season at nearby... continue reading
Tuesday, February 21st, 2012
Tobogganing, dog sledding and pond hockey provide more ways to play in the snowLake Placid, N.Y. — Spring in Lake Placid is full of excitement, romance and family fun. Snowfall in the springtime is not only common — it'... continue reading
Sunday, February 12th, 2012
LAKE PLACID, ADIRONDACKS USA  ---  Lake Placid, N.Y. will once again host the bobsled and skeleton World Championships from Feb. 13-26. Athletes from more than 20 nations are expected to vie for the crown at Mt. Van... continue reading
Wednesday, February 1st, 2012
 All competitions, other than biathlon, to be held during annual eventlake placid, adirondacks, usa – As the Empire State Winter Games (ESWG) torch run makes its way through the Adirondacks Wednesday and Thursday, ESWG... continue reading
Tuesday, January 31st, 2012
Snow shoe events change location from Saranac Lake to Paul Smith's College lake placid, adirondacks, usa – Despite recent snowfall in the Adirondacks totaling 10-17 inches in some locales, a bout of warm weather has... continue reading
Tuesday, January 24th, 2012
lake placid, adirondacks, usa – With the countdown beginning to the 2012 Empire State Winter Games (ESWG) in the Lake Placid Adirondack region, event organizers have announced a torch run, supported by Stewart's Shops,... continue reading
Sunday, January 22nd, 2012
WILMINGTON, N.Y. ----  Wilmington, N.Y. will host the Wilmington/Whiteface 100 (WW100), a qualifier for the Leadville Trail 100 mountain bike race, on Sunday, June 17. For mountain bikers who like high elevation racing... continue reading
Thursday, January 19th, 2012
LAKE PLACID, Adirondacks N.Y. – Saturday, January 28, will be a day to remember, as the public, along with local politicians, will have the chance to blast down a frozen ramp at speeds over 35 miles per hour in an all-... continue reading
Monday, January 16th, 2012
IGLS, Austria – For the first time in its history, USA Luge has captured a gold medal at an "Olympic" event.The quartet of Summer Britcher in women's singles, Tucker West in men's singles, and Ty Andersen and Pat... continue reading
Friday, January 13th, 2012
 Components of the Olympic ideal added as Youth Olympic Games begin in Innsbruck, Austria lake placid, adirondacks, usa – Organizers of next month's Empire State Winter Games (ESWG) will present a menu of cultural and... continue reading
Wednesday, January 11th, 2012
LAKE PLACID, ADIRONDACKS USA  (January, 2011) — As winter temperatures drop and snowfall accumulates, Lake Placid skiing and riding gets a jump-start at the greatest vertical drop east of the Rockies on Whiteface... continue reading
Thursday, January 5th, 2012
SARANAC LAKE, N.Y. – Gauthier's Saranac Lake Inn in Saranac Lake, New York is the recipient of the New York State Hospitality & Tourism Association's (NYSH&TA) 2012 Good Earthkeeping award. The inn will be... continue reading
Wednesday, January 4th, 2012
 ---Originally from Ironman.com   "Ironman Lake Placid has it all," according to Travlete.com and its readers. The website announced today that the event held in the beautiful Adirondack region of New York won the Best... continue reading
Thursday, December 29th, 2011
LAKE PLACID, ADIRONDACKS, USA – When the 2012 Empire State Winter Games (ESWG) begin on Feb. 2 in Lake Placid, event organizers will present a menu of Games-related activities that will feature the addition of long-... continue reading
Thursday, December 29th, 2011
KEENE VALLEY, N.Y. -  The Mountaineer and Adirondack Rock & River have teamed up to host the 16th annual Adirondack International Mountaineering Festival which is fast approaching on Martin Luther King weekend (... continue reading
Wednesday, December 28th, 2011
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. – Environmental authors Bill McKibben and Curt Stager will be among the distinguished speakers participating in the Adirondack Mountain Club's Winter 2012 Lecture Series at the High Peaks Information... continue reading
Sunday, December 18th, 2011
  LAKE PLACID, N.Y. – The Empire State Winter Games announced Monday the addition of Price Chopper supermarkets to its growing list of event sponsors. Price Chopper becomes a silver level... continue reading
Sunday, December 18th, 2011
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. --- American skiers Hannah Kearney (Norwich, Vt.) and Ashley Caldwell (Hamilton, Va.) will try to defend their World Cup crowns when the FIS Freestyle World Cup returns to Lake Placid, N.Y. and... continue reading
Sunday, December 11th, 2011
New date offers colorful change for athletesWilmington, New York - The Whiteface Business and Tourism Center (WBTC) is pleased to announce a colorful date change to mark the 35th Annual Whiteface Uphill Foot Race. The... continue reading
Tuesday, December 6th, 2011
EMMY AWARD WINNING STARS ON ICE® TOURKicks off New Season in Lake Placid, NY Headlined by a Select Cast of Olympic and World Champions, The Premier Figure Skating Production will Usher in an Edgy New Year At the Olympic... continue reading
Sunday, November 27th, 2011
LAKE PLACID, ADIRONDACKS, USA – A regional coalition came together one year ago to continue the legacy of the Empire State Winter Games (ESWG) when New York State's budget crunch eliminated the competitions. ... continue reading
Monday, November 21st, 2011
LAKE PLACID, NY — As the first snowfall blankets the Adirondack Region of New York, discover Lake Placid for a winter vacation filled with family fun, outdoor recreation, skiing and riding and spa pampering. With many... continue reading
Wednesday, November 16th, 2011
WILMINGTON, N.Y. --- Nine days before the start of the anticipated skiing and riding season at Whiteface Mountain, in Wilmington, N.Y., crews have begun the process of making snow. Last night, Nov. 16, guns began... continue reading
Tuesday, November 8th, 2011
LAKE PLACID, ADIRONDACKS USA —What do New York, Florida and libraries throughout the world have in common?In an official Proclamation that that ties them all together, Mayor John Holbrook of Lake Placid, Florida, Mayor... continue reading

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