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President with a Purpose

     “Most of all, he is balanced and understands the sport of running from many points of view.  Whether it be as a track athlete,  road race director, competitor, team member, USATF official, or a club member, he finds a way to offer sensible advice and sound judgement to further the sport of running”, states […]

Timing is Everything

     He’ll Be Back!  Well, his terminator look leaves a bit to be desired, but certainly not his timing skills.  Meet Glenn Wolin, owner of Finish Right Timing.  So, the old adage goes, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it!”  When it comes to timing pieces, that statement could never be more true.  At […]

Meet the Meet Director

     It is probably the most unappreciated, but likely the most taxing of responsibilities, yet without an organized Meet Director, the Empire State Liberty Tour would not be a competitive Track & Field meet series, it would be just another social gathering on a Saturday morning.  Getting ready for the President’s Open (the second stop along the Empire […]

A Very Independent Invitational

     It was the final day of June, just four days away from July 4th, the anniversary of the Birth of America, when our forefathers declared “Independence” from England!  Now it is 230 years later, and the desire for Independence is still alive!  Well, there is no desire to break from the Union, but […]

A Race to the Wire!

For the second straight week, what began as a rainy, gloomy forecast for the fourth stop of the Empire State Liberty Tour, (USATF Adirondack Junior Olympic Championships), turned out to be a wonderful day for championship competition! With nearly 350 athletes ready to provide their best perfomance, an equal number of spectators watched with anticipation […]

A President’s Nightmare!

       It was expected to be a much anticipated showdown.  The NY Novas were coming up to Saratoga from “The City” to make their claim that Track Supremacy is theirs.  Ready to put their best foot forward, Olympic Region, Clifton Park Track Club, and Country Mills Eagles were ready for the challenge that has never […]

It’s Official: USATF & Empire State Liberty Tour Agree

“It’s been three (3) long years, but it’ll be worth the wait!”, said Anthony Mills (above right), Executive Producer of the Empire State Liberty Tour.  At 9:00 pm, Monday, June 12, 2006, it was officially signed.  The USATF agreed to place the Adirondack Junior Olympics Championship meet as a part of the Empire State Liberty […]

The Constitution…It’s a Classic

     With less than two weeks until the beginning of Summer, it felt more like the cool winds from September 17th, 1787 (the agreement by all of the States in the Union to the Constitution) with only a week before the beginning of Autumn!  No hazy, hot or humid this year for the Constitution Classic!  It […]

A Patriots Return

He may be too small to defend his country, but he is big enough to help his team as he prepares to make his approach down the runway for an attempt in the Long Jump.  Meet Muhammed Banks, the youngest male competitor to participate in the Patriot’s Invitational on May 27th at Shenendehowa High School.  By […]

Liberty Tour 2006 – Fired Up

    All of us at the Liberty Group are very proud to announce the Second Annual Empire State Liberty Tour Track & Field Series! It was the first, and is the only, series of its kind in all of New York State, and the Northeast!  In addition, it is also the first and only […]

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