Author: Peter Minde

Off the Beaten Path: More Unknown Trails at Lake Denmark

Early last winter, I gloated as New Jersey was snowbound, while there was barely enough to pull off the National Championships in Rumford ME.  This year, we have disgustingly warm temperatures and no snow in the foreseeable future.  Specific training be damned;…

New Owners Purchase Garnet Hill

On December 9, Pine Meadow Properties LLC purchased Garnet Hill from Mary Fahy and her estranged husband.  An Albany NY bankruptcy court approved the sale for a reported $1.2 million. A blog on Garnet Hill’s web site details work that’s…

Peaking for Winter

This year has been up and down for me, training-wise.  It’s the hip that isn’t mobile.  (Can we translate that phrase into English from Physical Therapist?)  The leg pain that makes me wonder if I’ll ever run really fast again.  It’s the…

Rollerskiing Old Mine Road, Delaware Water Gap

With unseasonably warm weather continuing in my part of the world, I brought rollerskis to my in-laws’ place for Thanksgiving.  They live, as my mother-in-law likes to say, in the back of beyond in Sussex County NJ, near where NJ, NY…

Lallukka B Sample Tests Positive for HGH

Juha Lallukka’s B sample has tested positive for human growth hormone (HGH).  Hannu Kalkas, Lallukka’s lawyer, told Finnish media that the completed test on the B sample showed presence of HGH.  Lallukka has denied ever using HGH, saying the positive…

Lallukka: Under Suspicion In 2008?

– Updated 15 November 2011 – Juha Lallukka, whose recent A sample tested positive for human growth hormone, may have been suspected of doping three years ago.