Tag: Catskills

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…

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…