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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

FREE SCREENING OF GASLAND #nofrackingway

Those of you who know me know that I can be quite outspoken about the very serious environmental and long-term economic threat that hydrofracking poses to our pristine Finger Lakes region. I know there are pros and cons around this controversial topic. My opinions have been formed through much reading as well as (more importantly) … Continue reading

THE DEVIL’S STRETCH #roc #ny #trail #run

The Perinton Crescent Trail – which I ran all of last fall – has some beautiful sections, but my favorite is the 1.55 mile (one way) stretch between Garnsey Road and Kreag Road right outside of Bushnell’s Basin. I am officially renaming this section “THE DEVIL’S STRETCH.” I can comfortably bang through a 5k in … Continue reading

CRESCENT TRAIL 65K SOLO ULTRA REPORT

CRESCENT TRAIL 65K SOLO ULTRA REPORT

Don’t let the cute little trailhead sign pictured above fool you. Sure, Perinton NY’s Crescent Trail is absolutely beautiful! It’s also brutal. Yesterday I trail ran the entire thing – 40 miles / 65 kilometers – out-and-back from my home in Fairport. All by myself. Before yesterday the only remaining goal on my list for … Continue reading

WHAT’S A FEW MORE KILOMETERS?

When you’ve already been planning to run a 50k, what’s a few more kilometers? Guess I’ll find out. I’d been planning to run this year’s Mendon Trail Run 50k (31 miles)  in early November, but – unfortunately – life happens, plans change. On to Plan B. Plan be is a 66k run. I often trail run … Continue reading