Racers ‘send it’ at the Pisgah Pedalfest

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SARANAC LAKE — The sound of mountain bike tires whirred down the side of Mount Pisgah at the Pisgah Pedalfest race on Sunday. Volunteers along the side of the course cheered on the racers. “You got this! Send it!” they shouted. Bikers flew off the dirt ramps, lifting both tires ...

Ironman will return in 2022

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LAKE PLACID — Ironman will return in 2022. The Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism, the village of Lake Placid and the town of North Elba announced on Friday that the triathlon would be brought back to Lake Placid in 2022, despite ongoing debate within the community over whether the ...

Lake Placid region ready for Ironman race on Sunday

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LAKE PLACID — This village will host the Ironman Lake Placid triathlon again on Sunday after taking a year off due to the coronavirus pandemic. Founded in 1999, Ironman Lake Placid is the longest-running Ironman race in North America. According to Ironman Regional Race Director Scott ...

Ironman back with major changes to 2021 course

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LAKE PLACID — Ironman Lake Placid, one of the longest-running sports traditions in this village, will return on Sunday, July 25, but with a different look, after taking 2020 off due to the coronavirus pandemic. “We are basically creating a whole new race in comparison to what we had ...

Izzo, Hartman ready for 2021 Ironman Lake Placid

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SARANAC LAKE — For some, the Ironman triathlon means nothing, but for others, it means everything. Ten local athletes are registered for the Ironman Lake Placid race on Sunday, July 25, and each of them have trained for this moment. Some are competing for the first time, and others have ...