Category: Dryland

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

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…

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…

Tour de France 2011

If you’re stuck in an office all week, as I used to be, one of the best ways to follow the Tour de France is on LeTour.fr.  Their blow-by-blow updates are almost as good as watching live.  Their new web…