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Happy Half, 5K and Beer Mile at HV May 13

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The countdown to the spring’s happiest race is on! In just a couple short weeks, on Saturday, May 13, the Happy Half, 5K and Beer Mile return to Holiday Valley. The Happy Half begins at 10 a.m., with the 5K following at 10:20 a.m. Both races take runners out of the resort and along Route 219 toward Great Valley. This ... Read More »

Upgrades and New Equipment at HV Golf Course

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By Elizabeth Riggs Do the warming temperatures have you ready to hit the links? This spring, head out to Ellicottville’s Holiday Valley for beautiful views, challenging greens, and a course that has something to offer everyone. Holiday Valley Golf Course, which fully-opened all 18 holes last Saturday, boasts an 18-hole, par 70 Double Black Diamond course which is both challenging ... Read More »

Allegany Adventure Run May 6

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It’s race season, which means time to get out and see how all your hard work this winter has paid off! What better place to get in some competition than at Allegany State Park? The annual Allegany Adventure Run features trail race through the Art Roscoe area of the park. There are three distances to choose from: 6K, 13K and ... Read More »

Ellicottville Area Race Rundown: April and May

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By Alicia Dziak Runners of all ages and abilities are gearing up for the spring race season. Whether you like a serious half marathon or prefer a shorter route with surprises along the way, whether you prefer to hit the pavement or hit the trails, the Ellicottville area has something for everyone this time of year. Read on to hear ... Read More »

U.S. Nationals is a Wrap:  Crotty, Antkiewicz Excel at Event

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By Sean Crotty (via Facebook) HoliMont FLITE Team’s Lexi Crotty and Wyatt Antkiewicz had a successful campaign skiing in this showcase event in Steamboat Springs Colorado. The final competition of the year, a year which saw these two athletes log thousands of vertical feet on the mountains all over North America, brought together the top male and female athletes from ... Read More »

Take A Hike! 3rd Saturday Treks at Allegany State Park

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Get out of the house and come join in the fun as Allegany State Park continues its series of hikes called “3rd Saturday Treks.” As the name implies, these free, family-friendly hikes will take place on the 3 rd Saturday of each month from April through October. The treks will be led by park staff and summer interns. This month’s ... Read More »

Local Riders Represent at IEA Zone 2 Finals

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By Indrek Kongats The Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) was founded over 15 years ago with the sole purpose to allow student riders from grades 6-12 to compete nationally against one another. No rider needs to own a horse and is open to Public School, Private School and Barn teams. Riders can compete in Hunt Seat and Western (Reining and Horsemanship) ... Read More »

Ellicottville Sees Strong First Quarter

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By Jann Wiswall It’s pretty great being in an area whose primary purpose is making life fun. At the heart of it all are Holiday Valley Resort and HoliMont, where winter got off to a strong and early start. According to HoliMont General Manager Dave Riley, the 2016-17 season “was a breath of fresh air after last year. We had ... Read More »

New Quaker Lake Boathouse Opening in May

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By Alicia Dziak With the largest of New York’s state parks practically in our backyard, it’s no wonder that Allegany State Park (ASP) grows in popularity each year with anyone wanting to spend an afternoon or even a week in the great outdoors. If you’re one of the thousands who considers ASP your home away from home, you’ll want to ... Read More »

Amazing April in Ellicottville and Beyond

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By Alicia Dziak It’s April, which means so many things if you live in the Enchanted Mountains region. Read on to find out about all the great activities you can do this time of year. April means the end of ski season and the beginning of golf season. Weather-permitting, you can do both on the same day at Holiday Valley ... Read More »

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