CAMBRIDGE, NY - Considered the toughest one-day race in America, the Tour of the Battenkill is a race unlike any other. Racers competed over 82 miles of rolling terrain on both dirt and paved roads as they travel through the world famous Battenkill Valley.
Alex Vanias, 20, of Leroy, was up for the challenge. Vanias has roots in Luther. His mom, Terri Petschauer, was born and raised in that Lake County community.