Category: Dryland

Dryland training for cross country ski racing. Includes running, cycling, roller skiing, hiking etc

Running New Jersey’s Highlands Trail

Due to family commitments, I couldn’t get to Saturday’s Craftsbury Marathon.  And this weekend,  we were bereft of snow within sane driving distance for a day trip.  Opting to make lemonade out of lemons, I went for a long run…

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;…

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…

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…