Catskills

NAIL THE TRAILS #2: Consider a Coach

How to achieve your trail running goals in ten significant steps. Number 2: CONSIDER A COACH (Continued from Tip #1: Set Distant, Attainable Goals) Most amateur American runners probably left...
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NAIL THE TRAILS #1: Set Distant, Attainable Goals

How to achieve your trail running goals in ten significant steps. (continued from Introduction) Number 1: SET DISTANT, ATTAINABLE GOALS New Year is a perfect time to set one’s resolutions...
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NAIL THE TRAILS!

How to achieve your trail running goals in ten significant steps. This past June, I completed Manitou’s Revenge, the 54-mile cross-Catskills ultra-marathon, for the first time. A few weeks later,...
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O POSITIVE

I have to give props to the O Positive Festival, which took place in the city of Kingston, New York, from October 6-8. I have been around this innovative event since its...
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Book Review: RUNNING THE LONG PATH by KENNETH A. POSNER

PREMISE Author sets out to run, in a record nine days, the 350-mile Long Path trail, which just about connects New York City to Albany.   PROMISE “The story of...
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A Monday Musing

Being vegan and athletic, I very rarely get sick. But the latter lifestyle choice does occasionally make for exhaustion – and never more so than if I’m training for a...
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It Takes A Village… and then some

Almost four years after a fire gutted the building and with it, the book collection, our local Phoenicia Library celebrated its grand re-opening yesterday, Saturday January 17. In these days...
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Top Five Work-Outs of 2013, Part 3

Number 3) Hiking the Catskills Fire Towers For Mother’s Day, my wife, wisely eschewing the commercial Sunday brunch, asked me to find us a good family hike. I suggested climbing...
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