Running From Zombies

Running From Zombies

By Bill Burk Take a 4 mile course through woods and fields, add a bunch of “what the heck’s THAT doing in my way” obstacles, and toss in sadistic volunteer firemen hosing down something called Thor’s mud-pit (also in your way), and you have, more or less, the Muddy Viking. The Adventure Race/Mud Run was […]

Muddy Vikings Run to Support Local Charities

“Can you really call them ‘runners’ if they’re slipping and sliding, hip deep in mud?” A recent conversation with Steve Biegner, Executive Director of Lutheran Charities of Western New York, left the questioner in no doubt. “Come and watch 600 Muddy Viking runners next Saturday and see for yourself,” he said, laughing. “We only expected […]

11th Annual Heritage Golf Challenge Results

JAMESTOWN – The 11th annual Heritage Golf Challenge presented by Premier Consulting Associates, Buffalo Hospital Supply, Bonadio & Co., LLP and Lake Shore Paving Inc. took place on Monday, August 27th at Chautauqua Golf Club. Over 90 golfers participated in this year’s Golf Challenge. Representing the winning foursome from AVI Foodsystems with a net score […]

Striders Corner – Sept. 2012

JAMESTOWN – Chautauqua County enjoyed one of the longest, warmest, and most beautiful summers in recent memory but as leaves turn and fall to the ground, it is time to return to the classroom and begin a new and exciting school year for area students. For some, this is their first experience being away from […]

Sixth Annual Cummins Run For Literacy Announced

JAMESTOWN – Cummins Inc., Jamestown Engine Plant, will sponsor its sixth annual 5K run/walk on Saturday, Sept. 29, to benefit the Prendergast Library Literacy Center. Runners will begin at 9 a.m. with walkers following five minutes later. The event begins and ends at the library at 509 Cherry St., Jamestown. Athletes will run down city […]

Arena Sold Out for Well Anticipated December Event

Arena Sold Out for Well Anticipated December Event

JAMESTOWN –  The Progressive Skating & Gymnastics Spectacular taking place at the Jamestown Savings Bank Arena on Saturday December 15 is sold out. A limited number of tickets may be released at a later date, check the Arena website at for updates. This show will feature 2012 all around Gold medalist Gabby Douglas along […]