On Monday, December 19, 2022 at 9:45 a.m., the 2023 FISU World University Games Torch will go through Akwesasne; promoting and celebrating the message of peace and friendship through international competition, according to a press release from the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe.
Runners will begin at 9:45 a.m. at:
30 Margaret Terrance Memorial Way
Akwesasne, NY 13655
Route length is .6-miles and ends at:
St. Regis Mohawk School
385 Church Street
Akwesasne, New York 13655
Akwesasne is selected as one of fifteen locations in New York to host a symbolic torch relay for the Lake Placid 2023 World University Games. Torchbearers will be senior student athletes from the Salmon River Central School District and the Massena Central School District, who have excelled athletically and academically.