Author: Peter Minde

Finnish Skier Juha Lallukka Suspected of Doping

According to Finnish television station YLE, Juha Lallukka is suspected of using banned substances.   A recent sample tested positive for the banned substance human growth hormone (HGH).  On Monday, he travelled to Helsinki to be present for the test…

Kingston Roller Race: Show Up and Throw Down

It’s the Sunday before Thanksgiving.  You didn’t hit the lottery, so you’re not going to West Yellowstone this year. Bummer.  What do you need to do to get ready for the big day?  Got the turkey?  Check.  Know which football…

Run Against Traffic or Else!!

I envied her, getting her workout in during that magical hour around 7:30 AM.  Combined with the fall colors on the trees, the quality of sunlight is intoxicating in early morning at this time of year.  With her dog trotting…

Wildcat Ridge: Secret Running Resource in Rockaway Township

Through most of the summer, I’ve avoided long runs due to my annual round of physical therapy to deal with my chronically painful right hamstring.  But I’ve gotten tired of three-hour rollerski sessions, so I’ve gone on a bit of…

Vicente, Kennedy Win Mountain Madness 50 K

Julian Vicente and Jessi Kennedy were the male and female winners of Sunday’s 50 k Mountain Madness trail race in Ringwood State Park in northern NJ. The weather was sunny and mild for the race over a technically demanding course. …