Tag: beating yourself to a pulp

Sugarloaf Marathon Slushfest Sufferfest

With the Lake Placid Loppet cancelled, the carnage that was this winter’s messed-up race season was complete.  Every race I’d planned on entering was cancelled.  At the last minute, I registered for the Sugarloaf Marathon.  It sounds like a damn…

Prospect Mountain, Alive and Well

“There’s an aesthetic component to skiing,” Bud Fisher said.  He was so right on Sunday. Sun glinted off ice-coated tree branches under bluebird skies.  For a change in this dry winter, there was deep snow high on Prospect Mountain.  Only…

Whiteface Climb to the Castle Rollerski Race – 2011 Info

Instead of being a day late and a dollar short, the 2011 Climb to the Castle is scheduled for approximately three weeks earlier than last year:  Saturday, 17 September, 2011.  Everyone that can’t steal a weekday off to beat themselves…

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…