Tag: overdistance

Diamond Notch and West Kill Catskills Run

With fabulous Indian summer weather beckoning, I drove to Diamond Notch on Sunday to meet some running friends and get photos for an upcoming magazine article about running in the  Catskills.  One of the most beautiful trails in the Catskills…

Change of Scenery: Rollerskiing Kinnelon NJ

As always, I crave a change of scenery.  From an email recommendation, I rollerskied in Kinnelon yesterday, primarily on Kinnelon Rd.   There’s a finite amount of terrain, from a road closure at 380 Kinnelon Road north to the intersection with…

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…

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…

Roller Skiing the Jersey Shore

seawall

“Can you do tricks on those?” What? “Can you do tricks on those?” called the girl again.  She was with some school group.  The gaggle of kids paid scant attention to the historian’s presentation about the Sandy Hook Light, where…

Cascade Mountain Ramble

This year’s edition of the Memorial Day weekend training camp in the Adirondacks started inauspiciously.  Three days before we drove north, I had the good fortune to get sick.  I don’t know whether I caught something from someone, or, now…