Thom B. Trail Runs

Saturday, May 22, 2021 7:00 AM (GMT-4)

Event info
Sport: Running - trail
Location: Freeville, NY, United States
Registrations: 39
Registration closes: Friday, May 21, 2021 6:00 PM (GMT-4)
Organized by: Finger Lakes Runners Club
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The race takes place within Hammond Hill State Forest and consists of an 8.5-mile loop that is run twice for the 17-mile distance and three times (plus a baby loop) for the marathon. The course uses both the Finger Lakes Trail and the extensive DEC trail system. The route is marked with colored ribbons and intersections are indicated with orange arrows. These trails are rugged and challenging, but you’ll enjoy the flora, carefully groomed mud, and—due to the lack of leaves this time of year—nice valley views.

This race is named in memory of Thom Bugliosi, who died in 1991 at age 32 when he was the top trail runner in the area. Thom loved running trails, and although he never ran this course, we’re sure he’d like it.

WHERE: The races start and finish at the Hammond Hill parking lot, whose address is roughly 100 Hammond Hill Road, Freeville, NY 13068.
Do NOT follow GPS directions via Harford Road, which is not passable. Instead, make sure to come via Irish Settlement Road. Click the Map button above for the exact location.

WHEN: The marathon starts at 7 AM, and the other two distances at 8 AM. Please arrive at least 30 minutes prior to your race to pick up your bib number.

REGISTRATION: Online registration is required and is open until 6 PM the night before the race. The race is limited to 150 participants.
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I, the undersigned accept full responsibility for myself for any injuries I may incur during this Thom Bugliosi Trail Run. I fully understand that participating in this event may be dangerous to my health. Sprained ankles and wrists, lacerations, bruises, broken bones, insect bites, vicious rabbit or other animal bites, collisions with vehicles, trees or runners, hypothermia, hyponatremia, and heat exhaustion are real possibilities. I fully understand that there may be no medical or emergency personnel on the course. I have trained sufficiently for this event. I will not hold any of the organizers, landowners, Finger Lakes Runners Club, Charlie and Ann Leonard, Earth Connections LLC, Finger Lakes Trail Conference or FLTC trail sponsors, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Road Runners Club of America, USATF, USATF Niagara, Friends of Hammond Hill, any agency within the State of New York, or any volunteers responsible. My actions and mishaps are accountable to no one but myself. I agree to withdraw from the race if so instructed by a race official. I grant the race organizers the free use of my name and any photos or videos of me for any use related to the race they see fit. I acknowledge that my entry fee is non-refundable, even if the race is canceled because of an act of nature or mankind. If participant is under 18, agreeing to this waiver indicates that the parent or guardian has approved this activity.

In addition to the foregoing, I agree to abide by all of FLRC’s instructions aimed at preventing the spread of COVID-19 at FLRC events. I understand that, even with these instructions in place, there remains a risk that I could contract COVID-19 at an FLRC event. I further understand that contracting COVID-19 may lead to serious illness or death. I voluntarily assume these risks, and I hereby release and discharge FLRC from any claim, cause of action, or demand relating to any injury or loss connected to COVID-19 or any other illness that I may contract at an FLRC event.
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