Category: Running

Trail running, mountain running, marathons, ultra marathons, other distances

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…

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…

Trail Run at Mohonk Preserve

Life has been upside down for the last few weeks as I’ve started a new job.  I’m getting used to a longish workday.  The usual evening commitments at home  – cooking dinner, cleaning up, looking at kid homework – haven’t…

Hedden Park Intervals

Although snow remains in the woods from last week’s storm, there isn’t enough to ski on.  It’s way too early to roller ski; way too cold to ride a bicycle.