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Why we run/hike the Catskills…

…To get a view like this. Looking north across Kaaterskill Clove from Poet’s Ledge, Sunday June 26. (Route 23A winding up the mountain beneath us.) Click on image for larger...
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It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like… Christmas?

Photographs from a Good Friday run-hike up Hunter Mountain: ascent via Devil’s Path, descent via Becker Hollow. “Aerial” shots taken atop the Fire Tower. As you can see, the snow...
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Run Over? Part 3

Continued from Part 1 and Part 2 I will say this for a serious sports injury. Far better you get it at the end of a season, when you’ve achieved...
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Run Over? Part 2

Continued from part 1 Continue to Part 3 Looking back on my incredible twelve month period of running successes from November 2009-October 2010, I realize now that the high point...
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Run Over? Part 1

Between November 2009 and October 2010, I enjoyed the best year’s running of my life. I broke PRs (personal records) in just about every distance, in most cases exceeding my...
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You Know That Running Has Taken Over Your Life When…

So I was on the phone to my mother, as I often am on a Saturday, and I told her I’d been out for a long run already, as I...
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The Bramble Scramble: Not your everyday 15k

After completing this year’s Escarpment Run, a course I now know very well and, indeed, train on during the months leading up to the mid-summer race, I got talking to...
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It Doesn’t Get Easier (But It Still Counts as Fun!)

This Sunday July 25th, I completed the Escarpment Trail Run for the fourth time (in five years), and given that I finished five minutes ahead of my previous best, to...
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