Firetower Challenge – Goodnow Mountain

It’s no surprise that I’m always up for a challenge. So, why not add another one to my current list? In addition to hiking the 46 high peaks in the Adirondacks, the Catskill 35 over 3500, there is the Adirondack Fire Tower Challenge, which is a list of all the mountains that currently have . . . → Read More: Firetower Challenge – Goodnow Mountain

Vroman’s Nose and Schoharie County

Saturday afternoon my good friend Brendan and I went to Schoharie County to check out Vroman’s Nose, a short little hike in Middleburgh, NY.

Part of the trail with the green blazes is actually the Long Path! The other part of the long path I’ve been on . . . → Read More: Vroman’s Nose and Schoharie County

After the Leaves Have Fallen Half Marathon

Yesterday I ran the most scenic race I’ve ever run! The After the Leaves Have Fallen Half Marathon is held in Minnewaska State Park Preserve, just outside of New Paltz!

It started at 11:00am, which allowed ample time for me to drive down from Albany. The only downside is that it’s usually held on . . . → Read More: After the Leaves Have Fallen Half Marathon

Marine Corps Marathon 2014 Race Recap

Sunday morning Meg and I got up at 5:45. Our plan was to leave the hotel by 6:30 and get on the Metro because both of our races began at 7:55am.

The marathon start was located at the Pentagon metro stop and the 10K start was a bit further at the Smithsonian metro . . . → Read More: Marine Corps Marathon 2014 Race Recap

Marine Corps Marathon 2014 Part 1

Friday afternoon after class I flew to DC with my friend Meg for the Marine Corps Marathon. Meg had originally planned to run the marathon with me as her first (she got in via the lottery) but got injured over the summer and couldn’t run the full marathon, so she opted to run the 10K . . . → Read More: Marine Corps Marathon 2014 Part 1