Time to get FLRC Scholarship applications in!

Time to get those scholarship application in.

The Finger Lakes Runners Club is proud to announce the Joseph P. Reynolds Scholarship Fund, named in memory of its founding father. The fund provides a minimum of two unrestricted $1,000 scholarships to be awarded to deserving high school seniors who have plans for continuing their education and have participated in their running community during their high school experience. Coach Joe believed the scholarship fund had value and would provide a legacy by supporting youth running. He was a strong advocate of all types of running for all types of people. He believed in equality, diversity, and the benefits of a good run.


  • A minimum of two unrestricted $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to deserving applicants who are at the completion of their high school education, will be continuing their education after high school, and have participated in their local running community during their high school experience. Qualifying activities may include but are not limited to interscholastic cross country and track and field, FLRC events, other running events, and volunteerism in running-related activities.

  • Eligible students must reside in Tompkins County or a surrounding county.

  • FLRC membership is not required.


  • To apply, submit a letter describing your academic, extracurricular, and running achievements. Include any plans you may have for a running career beyond high school and the personal benefits you have gained by participating in the sport. Please also describe how this scholarship will assist in furthering your education.

  • Applicants must include two letters of recommendation, one from your educational experience and one from your running experience. Please do not send complete transcripts or additional material for consideration, as these will not be reviewed.

  • Mail application materials to:

FLRC Scholarship Committee Attn: Lorrie Tily P.O. Box 185 Locke, NY 13092


  • Scholarship applications must be received by April 15, 2024.

  • FLRC will review submissions and identify recipients by May 10, 2024