Category: Dryland

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

NJ Trail Series Wednesday Night at the Races

Flat and fast just doesn’t work for me as a race course. Interval workouts are only productive to a certain point; then you need to put on a number and actually race.  On Wednesday night, I ran the local 5k…

BMC Soigneur Arrested in Connection with EPO Shipment

Sven Schoutteten, a part-time soigneur, or assistant, to the BMC pro cycling team was arrested in relation to a shipment of 200 doses of the performance-enhancing drug EPO, confiscated by police in Belgium in 2009.

Hunter Mountain Loop Run, Catskills

So I gave myself a late Fathers’ Day present and drove to the Catskills for a solo run.  Originally, I’d intended to run a section of the Escarpment Trail in anticipation of the race at the end of July.  But…

Jornet, Greenwood Win Western States 100

Kilian Jornet of Spain blistered the Western States 100 on Sunday, finishing in a time of 15:34, the third-fastest time in the history of the race.  Mike Wolfe came second, four minutes back, followed by Nick Clark in third.

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.