Lauren Del Valle from WBNG Around the Tiers Phillip Ginter from Ross Park Zoo and Matthew Gawors from Confluence Running Around the Tiers

Around the Tiers Interview: "Loop the Lemur" Endurance Challenge: Running for Conservation at the Ross Park Zoo

In a recent interview on WBNG's "Around the Tiers," Phillip Ginter and Matthew Gawors discussed the upcoming "Loop the Lemur" Endurance Challenge at Ross Park Zoo. This annual event, designed to raise awareness and support for the endangered ring-tailed lemur, features three distinct races to accommodate all levels of participants, from intense six-hour marathons to family-friendly one-hour walks. The event not only aims to promote physical fitness but also underscores the importance of lemur conservation, with proceeds supporting Ross Park Zoo's initiatives. Spectators are also encouraged to attend, with gates opening early and various activities including live music and food catering, ensuring an engaging community event.

What efforts are you making to hire a more diverse and inclusive team?

What have you done to create an inclusive and vibrant culture for your staff? Confluence Running is committed to fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion that extends far...
May 02, 2024 — Matthew Gawors
Southern Tier Heart Walk at Binghamton University 2024

Heart Walk 2024 at Binghamton University: A Walk to Remember

At the heart of community spirit and health, the Southern Tier Heart Walk took place on a sunny Sunday at Binghamton University's track, uniting companies and individuals in a stride against heart disease and stroke. Participants, adorned in heart-themed attire, walked together, contributing to the impressive $373,687.12 raised, nearly reaching the $375,000 goal. The event was not only a fundraising triumph but also a celebration of life, marked by the Move More Challenge that led up to the walk, inspiring increased physical activity. With the leadership of Edmund Sabanegh, Jr., MD, and the enthusiastic support from top companies and individual champions, the Heart Walk exemplified the community's commitment to fostering a world of longer, healthier lives.
Kid Running & Winning Healthy Kids Running Series 1 mile run in Otsiningo Park Broome County Parks in Binghamton New York

Healthy Kids Running Series Races Week 2 | Otsiningo Park in Binghamton New York | Photos

The Healthy Kids Running Series in Binghamton, New York, celebrated its second week of races with boundless energy and inclusivity. From toddlers to middle schoolers, participants took on various distances, showcasing their determination and spirit. The event's highlight was the Challenger Division, providing a platform for children with disabilities and special needs to shine, supported by dedicated volunteers and the leadership of Race Director Kristi Dougherty. Generous sponsors such as Visions Federal Credit Union, Wood Ravine Farm, UHS of Binghamton, Raymond Corporation, and Emilie Chang-Jackson (accounting) made it all possible. Beyond the races, the HKRS community thrives on shared experiences, fostering a love for fitness and creating lasting memories.

Chasing Shadows: The Quiet Thrill of Total Eclipse Running

On April 8th, 2024, the world witnessed a captivating total solar eclipse, with Confluence Running capturing a striking image using a GoPro Hero 7. The notion of experiencing such an event while running evokes a sense of adventure, highlighting the unique thrill of being in motion during a cosmic phenomenon. While the opportunity to run through a total eclipse remains rare, there are those who are driven by a passion for exploration and discovery.
April 21, 2024 — Matthew Gawors
Keep Grinding Coffee Company sponsors coffee for the Loop the Lemur Ultra Race at the Ross Park Zoo

Keep Grinding Coffee Company Sponsors Loop the Lemur Running Race

"Join Keep Grinding Coffee Company as we sponsor the Loop the Lemur Running Race at Ross Park Zoo in Binghamton. Register for this unique event where runners can race alongside black-and-white ruffed lemurs while supporting conservation efforts. Train with our Tuesday night running club at the Vestal Rail Trail and enjoy our high-quality coffee blends, praised for their smoothness and full-bodied flavor. Get energized with Keep Grinding Coffee Company and make a difference one step at a time."

Discover the Ultimate Training Tips from Olympic Champion Jakob Ingebrigtsen and COROS Wearables

COROS Wearables proudly announces its partnership with Olympic Champion Jakob Ingebrigtsen, a collaboration set to revolutionize athletic performance. Leveraging COROS's cutting-edge technology, Ingebrigtsen, a decorated distance runner, aims to enhance his training regimen by incorporating advanced data analytics and real-time metrics. With a focus on optimizing performance through incremental gains, Ingebrigtsen will utilize COROS's PACE 3 watch and Heart Rate Monitor, supported by the COROS Training Hub for comprehensive analysis. Together, Ingebrigtsen and COROS embark on a journey to redefine the boundaries of athletic achievement, setting a new standard for excellence in sports technology.
March 19, 2024 — Matthew Gawors
HOKA Mach 5 Discontinued Model on Clearance at Confluence Running

Confluence Running: Your Premier Destination for HOKA Shoes in the Northeast

Looking for the perfect pair of HOKA shoes to take your running to the next level? Confluence Running is your ultimate destination in the Northeast United States. With five convenient locations scattered across New York State, we're your local hub for all things HOKA. But what sets us apart? It's not just our extensive selection or expert staff—it's our commitment to offering the best prices on HOKA footwear. Despite the industry's price protection practices, we've made it our mission to ensure that you get the lowest possible prices on your favorite HOKA shoes. Because at Confluence Running, we believe that premium quality shouldn't come with a premium price tag. Experience the difference for yourself and shop with us today!

Megan at the Parade Day Mile Binghamton NY Elite Road Race

2023 Press Conference Parade Day Mile

2023 Press Conference Parade Day Mile Binghamton, NY Alright. Well, we're very excited to be having we Belmar every day. Mile again. This Saturday is March. Fourth 0:19 Matthew Gawors:...
December 17, 2023 — Matthew Gawors
Who Wants Girl Scout Cookies?

Who Wants Girl Scout Cookies?

Troop 30001 will be offering their girl scout cookies at Confluence Running, Binghamton on Sunday March 5th from 10am - 1 pm  Come on by!  Directions
March 02, 2023 — Matthew Gawors
Best GU Energy for Marathons, Half Marathons, and Ultras

How to use GU Energy? | Best GU Energy for Half Marathons

Want Just The Cut & Dry Details? Here's The Product Specs Best Use: Daily training and competitionHow to Use: Eat one gel 5 minutes before activity then every 45 minutesCalories Per Serving: 100Carbs Per Serving: 21-23gSodium...
February 13, 2023 — Matthew Gawors
Binghamton Bridge Run

How to Adjust Your Training: New Race Distance

Whether you run long or short distance, switching your race distance can be quite a daunting process. It is easy to understand why. Different race distances require different qualities in...