Author: Peter Minde

Tour of the Catskills Results Posted

Final results and stage results for the Tour of the Catskills are now available on their website.  Although I’ve ridden a bike plenty, I’ve never raced one.  Can anyone out there explain the different categories in a comment? After originally…

Escarpment Trail Run 2011: A Lesson in Humility

Despite being  less than optimally prepared, I had high hopes for the 2011 EscarpmentTrail Run.  The weather was good; I’ve trained consistently – at least until the last week.  At start time, it was hot in the sun, but not…

Nephew, Tamburrino Repeat as Escarpment Trail Winners

Can’t anybody else win this race? Ben Nephew, of Mansfield, MA won the Escarpment Trail run for the eleventh time in twelve years yesterday, 31 July.  His time was 2:53:17.  Evan Sparling came second with a time of 3:03:25.  Sparling’s…

Chad Denning Wins Wakely Dam Ultra

On a sweltering Sunday, Chad Denning won the Wakely Dam Ultra in New York’s Adirondack Mountains.  With a time of 5:06, he finished nine minutes ahead of second  place Nick Kirk.  Christopher Bunyan came third in 5:47.  Temperatures were in…

Visions of Winter

If you’re not heading to New Zealand for summer skiing, you can at least watch a video, right?  Here is the French men’s cross-country ski team doing intervals in Valsavarenche, Italy.  Located in Aosta, in northwest Italy this valley affords…

Arnstein, Wilcox Win Vermont 100

Finishing in 15:26, Michael Arnstein won the Vermont 100 today.  Serena Wilcox was the women’s winner, finishing in 18:09 and seventh overall. Past winner Leigh Schimtt came second, and Brian Rusiecki was third overall.  Among the women, Mary Churchill placed…