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MENDON TRAIL RUN 50K RACE REPORT

MENDON TRAIL RUN 50K RACE REPORT

Last Saturday, November 3rd, I joined 72 other brave souls in cold, wet, snowy, windy weather (yeah, that photo above is very misleading) for the Rochester Orienteering Club’s annual Mendon Trails Race at beautiful Mendon Ponds Park just south of Rochester, NY. Over 25% of those folks would drop out over the next few hours … Continue reading

REPORT: SENECA TRAIL SOLO

REPORT: SENECA TRAIL SOLO

I’m always on the lookout for new trails I haven’t heard of yet. Just recently I stumbled across a gem called the SENECA TRAIL running 12 miles, one-way, all on trail just southeast of Rochester… How had I missed this? So, last weekend (Saturday, August 11th) I filled up my hydration day pack and went … Continue reading

INSPIRED BY: ERNEST GAGNON #dreambig

INSPIRED BY: ERNEST GAGNON #dreambig

LOVE this post over on VeloNews about 30-year-old Massachusetts man ERNEST GAGNON – who has lost over 200 pounds through cycling and become an inspiration to many – enjoy this read! VeloNews: A Bicycle And A Few Friends Lead A Big Man Into An Even Bigger World

OFF ROAD HALF IRONMAN RECAP #70.3 #Tri

OFF ROAD HALF IRONMAN RECAP #70.3 #Tri

Over the past few days that I’ve had to reflect on last weekend’s Off Road Half Ironman, I’m realizing that this past Saturday is a day that will be seared in my emotional memory for years to come. It was that good. A perfect day in many ways. When I started losing weight and got … Continue reading

ADIRONDACK GREAT RANGE TRAVERSE #goals

My friend Gabe is evil. He knows how my brain works. So he should know better than to suggest what Backpacker Magazine refers to as “the third hardest dayhike in America.” Because it’s less than a 5 hour drive away. Naturally, I’m not just going to want to do it, I’m going to want to … Continue reading