Author: Peter Minde

Round Pond Run

After attending the Olympic Regional Development Authority’s quarterly board meeting in Lake Placid, NY, on 21 June, I stole time to run on the Round Pond Trail. The weather cooled off, but it remained humid.  Although I didn’t get within…

Hammet, Nolan Win Greylock Half Marathon

With a time of 1:42:12, Greg Hammet, of Chesterfield NH, won the 2011 Greylock Half Marathon on Mount Greylock in western Massachusetts.  Coming in at 1:49:20, Kent Lemme placed second overall.  Rob Hult was third.

Weather Looks Good for Mount Greylock Trail Races

Fair weather with reasonable temperatures is in store for Sunday’s Mount Greylock Trail Races.  The Pittsfield, MA forecast calls for partly sunny skies with temperatures in the upper 70s.  A five k race and the half marathon will both start…

Cyclocross Showdown

Just because it’s spring, here’s a video of cyclocross champion Katie Compton facing off against World mountain bike Champion Maja Wloszczowska in a round-the-houses (and through them) sprint in Jelenia Gora, Poland. 

Roller Skiing the Jersey Shore

seawall

“Can you do tricks on those?” What? “Can you do tricks on those?” called the girl again.  She was with some school group.  The gaggle of kids paid scant attention to the historian’s presentation about the Sandy Hook Light, where…

Strength Training for Skiers

If your strength routine isn’t getting you the results it used to, then it’s time for a change.  Check out these videos from New England Nordic Ski Association for some great ideas.  The stuff that I’ve incorporated from these into…

Cascade Mountain Ramble

This year’s edition of the Memorial Day weekend training camp in the Adirondacks started inauspiciously.  Three days before we drove north, I had the good fortune to get sick.  I don’t know whether I caught something from someone, or, now…