Maps for Checkers Practices

UB North Campus Map  – Directions for Tuesday night practices #1 – April 6th to #10 - June 8th .

Crosby Field – Directions for Tuesday night practices #11 – June 15th  to #30 – October 26th

Crosby Map 2  - more direction.


        Local Race Management, Timing and Results:

                        Buffalo Area:

Runtime Services – has provided high quality race computing services to the running community since 1981.            

                        Leone Timing and Results Services – based in Syracuse providing service area covers all of Upstate New York.

                        Score-This!!! Race Management and Timing Solutions – Servicing one sport venues like running and specializing in multi events.

                        Western New York Finish-line Services – experienced finish-line crew serving the W.N.Y. area for  over 25 years.

                        Sportstats Race Timing – is the largest timing company in Canada with over 150 events every year.


Rochester Area:

Yellow Jacket Racing – Dave & Ellen Boutillier   Race Calendar 


Area Clubs

                Buffalo Area:

                Bond Lake Athletic Club           

            Buffalo Orienteering Club

Buffalo Triathlon Club              Race Links

                        Greater Buffalo Track Club                              Race Calendar              Results
                                Lancaster Strider Running Club

            Nickel City Road Runners

South Buffalo Athletic Club                              South Buffalo Runner of the Year Series

South Park Social & Athletic Club


Rochester Area:

                Cats Athletic Club                                             Race Calendar              Results

        Genesee Valley Harriers                                   Race Calendar              Results

                Greater Rochester Track Club                           Race Calendar              Results

                        Rochester Orienteering Club                                                                 Results

Rochester Running Page – Mark Roberts            Race Calendar              Results



Syracuse Area:

            Syracuse Chargers Track Club                          Race Calendar              Results

Syracuse Track Club                                        Race Calendar              Results


Albany Area:

                Adirondack Runners ­                                         Race Calendar              Results

Hudson Mohawk Road Runners Club                  Race Calendar              Results


Binghamton / Ithaca Area:

        Finger Lakes Runners Club                                Race Calendar              Results

Triple City Runners Club                                   Race Calendar              Results


Utica Area:

        Utica Road Runners


New York Road Runners Club

Central Park Track Club


Canadian Clubs:

Burlington Runners

Longboat Road Runners

St. Catharines Road Runners

Toronto Olympic Club  

Ontario Track & Field Association                Race Calendar              Results


Massachusetts Clubs:

Boston Athletic Association - New England’s oldest running club.  Boston Marathon and Mayor’s Cup

Central Mass Striders                                       Race Calendar              Results

Greater Boston Track Club                                Race Calendar              Results

Greater Lowell Road Runners


Maine’s Clubs:

Aroostook Musterds

Crow Athletics  - Mount Desert Island              Race Calendar              Results

Maine Track Club                                             Race Calendar              Results

Sub 5 Track Club – Brewer                              



Montgomery County Road Runners Club


Florida’s Clubs:

            1st Place Sports

Florida Striders

Florida Track Club

Jacksonville Track Club

Track Shack


National Clubs:

Hanson Running

Indiana Invaders

Nike Farm Team - Ray Appenheimer

Road Runners Club of America

USA Clydesdale & Filly Racing Federation


International Clubs:

Serpentine Running Club – Central London’s Running Club

Athletics Ireland

            Irish Mountain Running Association

            Northern Ireland Mountain Running Association

            Crusaders Athletic Club

            Swedish Athletic Page      Olympic Games Results 1896-2000 


other Race Management services:

                                    Apple Raceberry JaM – mostly Minnesota, but a great source for NCAA Div III track & cross country results.

                                    CompuScore – New Jersey

Delta Timing – Track results: OH, AR, FL, TX, MS, & GA

Elite Racing Systems – New Jersey Area

HiTek Racing - Connecticut

Platt Systems - Connecticut

Lancer Timing Services – New England Area

Flash Results, Inc. – Track results         Flash Results: West       Flash Results: Texas

                                    Granite State Race Services – New Hampshire

                                    Bay State Race Services – New England

                                    BKB Limited – Denver, Colorado

                                    Ticker Timing – Track & Cross Country results


Even more clubs:

Greater Boston TC

Maryland, Washington DC, Virginia and more...

Running Network

Running in the USA -

National Masters News

Australia and Coolrunning

New Zealand

Run-Down – New York Clubs    ...more Run-Down Clubs

                       Serpentine Running Club – London’s local running clubs



Race Calendars


                        Central Park TC

Cool Running


Masters Track .com  EAST  Mid-West  Southeast  Mid America  Southwest  Northwest  West

                        Marathon Guide .com
                                My Next Race

Running in the USA  

                        USATF Calendar - Search engine


Running News, Information and Results

BBC Sports


Fast-Women .com

Lets Run .com

Men’s Racing .com

Metro Sports New York



Runner's web

Running USA

The Fast Lane

Track Meets .com



Road Race Information

                        Around the Bay 30K – Hamilton, Ontario   Canada

                        Shamrock 8K – Buffalo

Boston Marathon

Ontario Shore Marathon – Hamlin Beach State Park, Hamlin, New York

Freihofer 5K Women's National Championship - Albany

Utica Boilermaker 15K – Utica, New York

Reach the Beach Relay – New Hampshire

Linda Yalem 5K  - Buffalo

                        Run for Hospice - Rochester

Festival of Races – Syracuse

Casino Niagara International Marathon

Turkey Trot - Buffalo


            Race Directors Information:

USATF - Tips for Race Directors

Road Race Management – Info for “Race Directors” &  “Industry Professionals”

Coolrunning's Race Promotion

USATF Road Running Technical Council           


Course Certification & Sanctioning:

Certification Information

                                    Regional Course Certifiers

USATF Certified Courses - Search engine

Running USA Certified Courses - Search engine

Sanction Overview & Benefits

                                    Event Sanction Info: Niagara Assoc.

Sanction Application Form (PDF)

                                    Athletics Canada / Run Canada Committee Road Race Course Measurement


Track & Field Information

                        Empire State Games

                        2003 USA National Masters Indoor Track & Field Championships – Boston, Mass

                        2003 USA National Masters Track & Field Championships – Eugene, Oregon  

Penn Relays



Buffalo Triathlon Club

Ironman Live

Triathlon Canada

                        Triathlon Australia

International Triathlon

                        USA Triathlon



Parks & Trail Information



Chestnut Ridge              East      West

Como Lake       

Emery Park                   Master Plan

Elma Meadow Golf Course

Sprague Brook

Boston Forest

Ellicott Creek

Delaware Park - 1914    1886     Photos: 1902-1908      1901 Pan-American Exposition Grounds

Historical Maps of Buffalo       Vintage Buffalo          Historic Markers, Monuments & Memorials of Buffalo


Trail & Hiking Information

All American Trail Running

American Hiking Society

Appalachian National Scenic Trail

Bruce Trail Association

North Country Trail Association

New England Trail Runner

Finger Lakes Trail

Zoar Valley Trail


Magazines and Articles

American Track & Field

American Track & Field Athlete – H.S. news

Dr. J. on Running

Frank Horwill – Founder of the British Milers Club

New England Runner

Runners World

Running Times               Articles index 

                        Scott Douglas

                        Track & Field News

                        Trail Runner



Buffalo News

Democrat and Chronicle - Rochester

Times Union – Albany

National Masters News


USA Track & Field

USATF - The national governing body for track & field, long distance running and race walking

Directory – National 

Membership info

2004 Events 

2004 Competition Rules


USATF Regional Associations




New England

New Jersey


Association search engine


International Organizations

                                    2004 Athens Olympics

Olympic Organization

USA Olympic Organization

Canadian Olympic Committee

International Association of Athletics Federation

                                    Asian International Athletics Association

Athletics Australia

                                    Athletics New Zealand

                                                ...just a few more


Masters Athletes

Masters Track .com

World Masters Athletics: Performance List

U.S. Masters Track Standards of Excellence for Men

U.S. Masters Track Standards of Excellence for Women

Application for All-American Certificate & Patch

Age-Adjusted Running Tables

Athletics New Zealand

Canadian Masters Athletics

British Masters Athletic Federation

Queensland Masters Athletic Association

South Australian Masters Athletics

World Masters Athletics - formerly known as WAVA

European Veterans Athletic Association

Asia Masters Athletics

2003 USATF National Masters Outdoor T&F Championships

E-Group: Masters Forum


College Athletes

                        NCAA                                       NCAA Div III Historical Cross Country Results 1973 to 2003


                        2003 NCAA Qualifying Standards

Track Shark .com   Track Rankings  Conference List  Power Rankings


State University of New York Athletic Conference - SUNYAC

                                                            Track & Field         Cross Country

Brockport                     Indoor  Outdoor          Men & Women

                        Buffalo State         Men & Women             Men & Women

                        Cortland                       Men & Women              Men & Women

                        Fredonia               Men & Women              Men & Women

                        Geneseo                        Men & Women              Men & Women

                        Oswego                        Men & Women              Men & Women

                        Plattsburgh                   Men & Women              Men & Women



                        New York State Collegiate Track Conference -NYSCTC

                                                             Track & Field         Cross Country

Alfred                          Men & Women              Men & Women

                RIT                              Men & Women              Men & Women

                        Hartwick                      Men & Women              Men & Women

Univ. of Rochester        Men & Women              Men & Women

                        Ithaca                          Men & Women         Men & Women

                        RPI                               Men & Women              Men & Women

                        St. Lawrence                Men & Women              Men & Women

                        Union                           Men & Women              Men & Women


Mid-American Conference - MAC            Result Archives

                                                            Track & Field

Akron                           Men & Women

                        Ball State                     Men & Women

                        Bowling Green              Women

                        Univ. of Buffalo          Men & Women               Track & Field and Cross Country

                        Central Michigan           Men & Women

                        Eastern Michigan          Men & Women

                        Kent State                    Men & Women

                        Marshall                       Men & Women

                        Miami                           Men & Women

                        Northern Illinois           Women

                        Ohio                             Men & Women

                        Toledo                          Men & Women

                        Western Michigan         Men & Women


                        Boston University Track

                        Southeastern Conference - SEC

Atlantic Coast Conference - ACC


Big East Conference

Big Ten


High School Athletes

            East Aurora Cross Country and Track & Field  Pictures

                        Checkers AC -  2001 "ALLSTAR XC RACE"

                        Tully Runners – Cross Country and Track.  Results & Pics

Armory Track . com – Track and Field Center

Buffalo Runners H.S. Forum – Greater Buffalo Track Club

Canisius Track

Dyestat .com

                        Section 2 Harriers       

Section 3 Runners
            Section 6

                        Footlocker Cross Country


Syracuse H.S. Forum – message board used by athletes, coaches, parents and fans


Coaches and Athletes

                        Beginner's Advice  & more advice & training – from the Serpentine Running Club

                        Coaches Education .com

                        Coaches' Info – Track Athletes

                        Sports Coach – Brian McKenzie

Frank Horwill – Founder of the British Milers Club

                        Track & Field Statistics           


Athletic Performance Tools

                        QS Points – Quintessential Sophistry Points and Calculator:  Purdy/Gardner Download


Running Camps

Aim High Running Camp  - Dave and Jen Patruno

Blue Mountain XC Camp

Dr. Track



Running USA search engine:


World Masters Athletics


Coach Bob’s favorite’s

Athletics Heroes – Photographic encyclopedia of Athletes

Olympic Organization



The Anatomy Lesson -

List of Muscles -

Dr. Pribut  - running injuries

Dr. Weil – Your Guide to Optimum Health

Sports Med Web – Stretching, Strengthening and more…

Sports Psychology – Helping you to think your way to an excellent life!

Foot Care Direct – Foot care information source

Gluteus medius

Hip Adductors

Iliotibial Band Syndrome – You can beat ITBS!

Iliotibial Band Friction Syndrome  Stretching exercises




Shin Splints – cause and prevention advice

Tensor Fasciae Latae

Sports Medicine – For running injuries

Myofascial Release: Toward Mainstream Therapy – by Jim Brown, Ph.D.


Marathon Information & Results

Marathon Guide .com

Mount Desert Island Marathon

Twin Cities Marathon

Seattle Marathon


Running Books

Run-Insight book Index

Human Kinetics


Running Movies

                        Running Movies .com


                        For those of you who have High Speed Internet Access

Alain Mimoun Victory is the marathon in Melbourne 1956.

                        Bob Beamon – “The Jump” in Mexico 1968

                        Joan Benoit – First women’s Olympic Marathon Champion 1980

                        Abebe Bikila – Highlight’s of the marathon in Rome 1960 and Tokyo 1964

                        Sebastian Coe – Moscow 1980 and Los Angeles 1984

                        Babe Didrikson – Greatest moments of Los Angeles 1932

                        Al Oerter -  Highlights of his four consecutive Olympic gold medals

                        Steve Ovett Relive the battle of the 800 & 1500, Ovett vs Coe

                        Jesse  Owens 4 Gold medal in Berlin 1936.  100m Start

                        Dick Fosbury – His revolutionary style led him to gold in Mexico 1968

                        Alberto Juantorena – His 400/800 double in Montreal 1976  800m Finish

Carl Lewis – Los Angeles 1984

Bob Mathias – Victory in the Decathlon in Helsinki 1952

Edwin Moses – Montreal 1976 &  Los Angeles 1984

Paavo Nurmi – Victories in the 1500m & 5000m in Paris 1924

Derek Redman – The true meaning of the word “Courage”.  Derek & his DadBarcelona 1992

Shirley StricklandLondon 48, Helsinki 52 and Melbourne 1956.

Tulu Derartu – Women’s 10,000m in Barcelona 92 & Sydney 2000

                        Emil Zatopek – 5,000m / 10,000m and Marathon gold medals in Helsinki 1952

                                    Official website of the Olympic Movement – more info, movies and pictures




            Deena Drossin – Distance

Khalid Khannouchi - Distance

Stacy Dragila – Pole Vault

            Noureddine Morceli – Middle Distance

            Marla Runyan – Middle Distance / Distance

            Suzy Favor Hamiton – Middle Distance

            Steve Prefontaine – Legend

            Frank Shorter