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P-R PHOTO/JACK LADUKE Pam Schuckies (left) and Meghan Henry (center), volunteers with the nonprofit Ironman Foundation, put freshly baked chocolate-chip cookies in packets to be distributed to some 700 homes along the cycling route of Ironman Lake Placid, which is set for Sunday. The cookies are a way of thanking the residents for the inconvenience they incur during the hours the event takes place. Karen Cooper of Lake Placid (right) baked some 4,000 cookies over the course of several days for the project.