We’d like to thank everyone for their support and sponsorship of the 2017 Laurel Run! Without your kind contributions none of this would be possible. From the bottom of our hearts, THANK YOU! For those already thinking about next year’s event it’s already being planned and will take place July 20-21 in 2018. See you then!

Category: Laurel-thon

In Loving Memory of Laurel

Posted by Chris Anderson - July 16, 2018 - 8K Run, Events, Fund-raiser, Laurel-thon, News, Newspaper Sales, Promotions, Relay Run, Sponsorship
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For 21 years, Laurel Hotelling was the main fixture at the event that bears her name.  A small woman with a big smile and a winning personality, she was the focal point of many of the photographs taken during Laurel Run.  And she was a constant presence at many of the activities surrounding the event. […]

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Jamestown-to-Dunkirk bike ride planned for Laurel Run

Posted by Chris Anderson - July 16, 2018 - 8K Run, Dedication, Events, Fund-raiser, Laurel-thon, News, Relay Run
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Area bicycling enthusiasts interested in taking a charity ride to support people with disabilities are invited to take part in a planned ride from Jamestown to Dunkirk on Friday, July 20. The bike ride is part of the first day of the 22nd annual Laurel Memorial Run & Walk.  Participants should go to The Resource […]

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8K and 5K team rosters due Wednesday, July 18

Posted by Chris Anderson - July 16, 2018 - 8K Run, Events, Fund-raiser, Laurel-thon, News
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Again this year, the 8-kilometer run and the 5-kilometer walk at the Laurel Memorial Run & Walk will include team competitions. For each event, plaques will be awarded to the three fastest teams, with a team’s time based on the combined times of its first four team members to cross the finish line. In order […]

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Three set to tackle 30-mile `Laurel-thon’

Posted by Chris Anderson - June 25, 2017 - Laurel-thon
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Keith and Rose pose before setting off on the 2016 Laurel-thon. By Mark Stevens As part of the Laurel Run, Keith Gregoire of Amherst is set to take part in the 30-mile ‘Laurel-thon’ from Jamestown to Dunkirk on Friday the 14th.  It will be his fifth consecutive Laurel-thon. “It was my friend Paul Gavin’s idea, […]

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20th Laurel Run a success!

Posted by Chris Anderson - August 31, 2016 - 8K Run, Laurel-thon, Newspaper Sales, Relay Run
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Despite the absence of Laurel from some of the festivities, the 20th annual Laurel Run was a success, and organizers are already looking ahead to next year. Laurel Run was created in 1997 by Wayne and Elaine Hotelling of Silver Creek. The event is named in honor of their oldest daughter. Laurel Run is a celebration […]

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Take part in the Virtual Laurel Run!

Posted by Chris Anderson - June 22, 2016 - 8K Run, Laurel-thon
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Disappointed because you can’t make it to Laurel Run this year?  Relax!  We’ve come up with a way for you to take part in Laurel Run, no matter where you are. Each year, we know there are many people who would like to be part of Laurel Run but are unable to do so, either […]

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