March 25, 2017 – Probst and Main St Fishers

March 25, 2017 – Probst and Main St Fishers

Turn left out of the parking lot. Turn right on Fishers Rd. Bear right at the pond to continue on Fishers, then turn right on Railroad Mills. Continue straight on Probst. Turn left on Miles Square, then right on Cole. Turn left on Pittsford Mendon Rd, then left on Smith. Turn right on Miles Square, then left on Main St Fishers. Turn left on Fisher Rd and run this back to 96, turn left and return to the parking lot. Distance is 11.7 miles.

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For 9.5 miles – Stay on Mile Square past Cole and turn left on Main St Fishers, then left on Fishers Rd. Left on 96 and back to the parking lot

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For 12.7 – follow the main route – when on Pittsford Mendon Rd, go past Smith, then turn left on Rt. 251, then left on Mile Square. Turn right on Main St. Fishers and rejoin the main route.

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For 7.4 miles – Follow the main route. When you get to Mile Square, turn right. Then turn right on Park Rd. Turn left on 96 and return to the parking lot.

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March 18, 2017 – Knickerbocker Hill

March 18, 2017 –Knickerbocker Hill.

All routes – start by turning left out of the parking lot. Then turn right on Park Rd, right on East, left on Thornell and then a right on Mill. Turn left on East, then left on 96.

For 8 miles – turn right on Mitchell, then turn right on the Auburn Trail that takes you to the canal. Follow the Canal back to the basin.

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For 9.4 miles – stay on 96 into Pittsford. Turn right on S. Main St, then turn right on State St. (Rt. 31). Pick up the canal and return to the basin.

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For 10.7 miles – from 96, turn left onto Knickerbocker Rd and head up the hill. Turn right onto Mendon Rd, then at the stoplight turn right. Go into the village of Pittsford, turn right on 31 – State St. At the bridge over the canal- pick up the canal and take the canal back to the basin.

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For 13.2 miles – from 96, turn left onto Knickerbocker Rd and head up the hill. Turn right onto Mendon Rd, then at the stoplight go straight onto Stone. Stay on Stone (bear left away from Tobey). Turn right on Clover, then at Jefferson/Rt 252 turn right. Turn left onto S. Main St. Go into the village of Pittsford, turn right on 31 – State St. At the bridge over the canal- pick up the canal and take the canal back to the basin.

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March 11, 2017 – Garnsey Turk Steele

March 11, 2017 –Garnsey Turk Steele

Turn left out of the parking lot, then turn left onto Garnsey.  Right on Turk, then left on Steele.  Turn right at the top of Steele and head down Baker.  Turn right on Valentown, then at High St, turn left (yes – turn left).  Turn right on Willowbrook, right on Rowley, then right on 96 followed by a left on Benson.  Turn right on Fishers, then left on 96 and back to the parking lot.  Distance is 12.2 miles.

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For 6.6 miles – when on Turk Hill – Stay on Turk Hill past Steele. Turn right on 96 and back to the parking lot.

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For 9 miles – at Valentown and High St – turn right on High St, then right on 96 and back to the parking lot.

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For 10.7 miles – right on High St, left on 96, then right on Benson and rejoin the 12.2 mile route above.

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For 15 miles – From Baker, turn left on Valentown, then right on Egypt-Victor Rd.  Turn right on Aldridge, right on High St, then left on Willowbrook, rejoining the main route.  Then on Fishers Rd, come back thru Powder Mills Park (left on Woolston, right on Corduroy, right on Park Rd.)

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March 4, 2017- Around the Bay (Irondequoit Bay)

March 4, 2017 – Around the Bay

Starting from the Parking lot at the end of Culver Rd.  Turn left out of the parking lot and turn left on the Sea Breeze Expressway. At Titus get on the right side of the Express way and take the sidewalk onto Kane. Turn left onto East Ridge Rd, and then take a right on Bay Shore Blvd.  Next take a right on Bay View Rd and head up the hill.   At the top of the hill turn left to stay on Bay View Rd, then turn left on Glen Haven Rd.  You will make a left to continue on Bay Front S.  Turn right to go up a steep hill – Orchard Park Blvd.  This will bring you to Empire.  Turn left on Empire – go down the hill and up the other side.  Turn left onto Bay Rd.  Follow Bay Rd until you cross over Rt. 104 and then take the first left – Volk Rd.  (This will get you away from the fast moving traffic on Bay Rd.)  Turn right on Dewitt.  At the tee-intersection turn right (Backus Rd) and that will bring you back to Bay Rd.  Turn left on Bay Rd.  Take a left at the tee with Lake Rd.  You have about a mile to go at this point.  Run across the bridge and back to your car.  The distance is 14.2 miles.

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Alternate start – Up Culver -15.0 miles –  – left on Titus, right on Kane

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For those wanting to run from the basin  – I recommend the Fishers Run – 9.5 miles

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February 25, 2017 – Main St. Fishers

February 25, 2017 – Main St. Fishers

Turn left out of the parking lot onto 96.  Turn right on Fishers Rd, and then take a left onto Benson.  Stay on Benson all the way to 96.  Turn right on 96, then right on Main St. Fishers.  Run the entire length of Main St. Fishers.  Turn right on Mile Square, then turn right on Park Rd.  Left on 96 brings you back to the parking lot.  Distance is 11.9 miles

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For 8.5 miles – from Benson, turn right on Log Cabin. Turn right on Main St. Fishers, then right on the Auburn Trail.  Turn right on Woolston, left on Corduroy, right on Park Rd., then left on 96 and back to the parking lot.

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For 10 miles – Follow the standard route. On Main St Fisher, turn right on the Auburn Trail. Turn right on Woolston, left on Corduroy, right on Park Rd., then left on 96 and back to the parking lot.

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For 14 miles – Follow the standard route. On Mile Square, turn left on Smith, right on Mendon Rd., then right on Cole. Rejoin the standard route by turning left on Mile Square.

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February 18, 2017 – Ayrault Rd

February 18, 2017 – Ayrault and Thayer

Head out the canal towards Fairport. Exit onto Ayrault and turn right, heading east on Ayrault.

For 7.6 miles – Turn right on Turk Hill, right on Garnsey then right on 96.

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For 9.0 miles – Turn right on Hogan, right on 31, left on Turk Hill. Right on Garnsey will bring you back to 96 – turn right.

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For 10.8 miles – Turn right on Hogan, left on 31 and then right on Thayer. At Bluhm, turn right to continue on Thayer. Turn right on Steele, cross over Turk to continue on Beauclaire. Turn right on Neuchatel, right on Vineyard Hill, then left on Garnsey, and right on 96.

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For 11.6 miles – Turn right on Mason, right on 31 and then left on Thayer. At Bluhm, turn right to continue on Thayer. Turn right on Steele, cross over Turk to continue on Beauclaire. Turn right on Neuchatel, right on Vineyard Hill, then left on Garnsey, and right on 96.

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For 13.1 miles – Take Ayrault to the end, turn right on Aldrich. Turn right on 31, and then left on Thayer. At Bluhm, turn right to continue on Thayer. Turn right on Steele, cross over Turk to continue on Beauclaire. Turn right on Neuchatel, right on Vineyard Hill, then left on Garnsey, and right on 96.

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For 14.3 miles – when on the canal – get off on Rt. 31 and turn left, heading west on 31. Turn right on Ayrault and run the entire length of Ayrault. Turn right on Aldrich. Turn right on 31, and then left on Thayer. At Bluhm, turn right to continue on Thayer. Turn right on Steele, cross over Turk to continue on Beauclaire. Turn right on Neuchatel, right on Vineyard Hill, then left on Garnsey, and right on 96.

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February 11, 2017 – Calkins Rd

February 11, 2017 – Calkins Rd

Head out to the canal – take the canal towards Pittsford.  Take the old train bed trail on the right after crossing the bridge over to Mitchell – turn left and cross over the canal to Rt. 96. Turn left on 96, then right on Crestview.  At the second intersection with Hilltop – turn left, then left on S. Main St.  Continue straight on Pittsford Mendon Center Rd.  At a four way intersection continue going straight on Calkins Rd.  Turn left on Clover, then left on Willard.  Turn right on Mendon Rd., then left on Barker.  Turn right on W. Bloomfield, then left on Thornell.  Follow Thornell all the way back to the basin, then 96 back to the parking lot.  Distance is 11.6 miles.

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For 7.2 miles –  When you get to 96 and Mitchell, turn left on 96, then take a right on East. Turn right on Mill Rd, then a left on Thornell leads you back to the basin and a right on 96 returns you to the parking lot.

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For 9.5 miles – at the intersection with Calkins, turn left to continue on Mendon Center Rd.  Turn left on Barker and continue as above.

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For 13.7 miles – on Calkins – continue heading west until you get to Pittsford Henrietta Townline Rd – turn left.  Then turn left on Lehigh Station Rd.  Turn left on Clover, then right on Willard and continue back following the 11.6 mile route.  Distance is 13.7 miles.

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Other longer options-

For 15.8 miles – stay on Calkins to a left on Pinnacle and left on Lehigh Station Rd.

For 17.8 miles – stay on Calkins to a left on E. Henrietta Rd and a left on Lehigh Station.

For 20.4 miles – stay on Calkins to a left on Middle Rd and a left on Lehigh Station.

February 4, 2017 – Pittsford Mendon Rd

February 4, 2017 – Pittsford Mendon Rd.

Short Route – Turn left out of the parking lot. Turn right on Park Rd and follow to the end. Turn right on East, then left on Thornell. Turn left at the stop light – Pittsford Mendon Rd. Turn left on Van Voorhis. Turn left on East, then right on Thornell and return to the basin. Distance is 7.5 miles.

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For 10.7 miles – start with the short route. On Pittsford Mendon Rd go past Van Voorhis. Turn left on Cole Rd, then left on Mile Square, rejoining the short route.

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For 11.7 miles – stay on Pittsford Mendon Rd past Cole to Smith. Turn left on Smith, then left on Miles Square, rejoining the shorter routes.

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For 13.9 miles – stay on Pittsford Mendon Rd past Smith. Turn left on Rt. 251, then left on Mile Squaree, rejoining the shorter routes.

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For 15 miles – stay on Pittsford Mendon Rd past Rt. 251. Turn left on Taylor, the left on Mile Square, rejoining the shorter routes.

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January 28, 2017 – Oven Door Freezeroo

January 28, 2017 – The Freezeroo Course

This week you have your choice of running the new Freezeroo Course out in Victor or parts of last year’s Freezeroo course and the Hearne Freezeroo Course from the Basin.

From Victor: Drive to the starting location at the Victor Municipal Park. Here are directions from the Basin: http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=7014256     

Here is a map of the new course. The distance is 5 miles. Run this as a warmup prior to the actual race. http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=7014263      Or do two loops for 10 miles.

From the Basin:

In honor of this week’s Freezeroo, we will run the

From the parking lot, turn left onto 96, then turn right on Park Rd. Turn left on Corduroy, then right on Woolston. Turn right on Railroad Mills, then turn left on Old Forge Lane. Take the first left onto Deer Creek Rd.  This will loop around and back to Old Forge. Turn right on Old Forge Lane, bringing you back to the first intersection. Take the other direction on Deer Creek by turning left.  Deer Creek will change names to Wandering Trail. Follow this to the end and turn around in the cul-de-sac. Retrace your route back to Old Forge Lane, turn left and back to Railroad Mills. Turn left, then take a left onto Sturbridge Lane. Take the next left onto Fall Meadow. Take this upto East, then turn around and return all the way to Railroad Mills. Turn left on Railroad Mills, then right on Park Rd. Return to 96, turn left and return to the parking lot. Distance is 8.6 miles.

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For those with more time and wanting a longer distance, I propose a route that combines the Bill Hearne Freezeroo Course with the 2016 Freezeroo Course.

Follow the new Freezeroo Course until you are at the intersection of Railroad Mills and Park Rd. Turn left on Park Rd., then left on East. Turn left on Probst, then take a left on Miles Cutting. Turn right on Railroad Mills, then at the t-intersection, turn left to continue on Railroad Mills. Turn left on Fishers Rd, left on Woolston, right on Corduroy, right on Park Rd and left on 96 and back to the parking lot. Distance is 13.4 miles

(Or skip the trip thru Powder Mill Park by staying on Fishers Rd, turn left on 96 and back to the parking lot for  12.8 miles)

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And for those wanting a long run…..

Follow the combined new/old Freezeroo Course. At the top of Railroad Mills, turn right on Fishers Rd, then left on Main St Fishers. Turn left on Log Cabin, left on Benson and right on Fishers Rd. Turn left on 96 and return to the parking lot. Distance is 15.8 miles.

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January 21, 2017 – Springhouse Run

January 21, 2017 – Springhouse Run

I hope you are all enjoying the mild winter – with the lack of snow, I thought we could hit a few trails –

Head out the canal towards Pittsford. In the village, go past the railroad trestle and turn right into the Town Highway Department drive. Pick up the trail on the left that will connect over to the Auburn Trail. Cross over French and follow the trail until you are across the street from the Springhouse Commons. Cross over 31 and pick up the old Erie Canal Trail that runs behind Wegmans. Follow this back across French Rd and connect back with the Barge Canal, and follow the canal all the way back to the Basin. Distance is 11.6 miles.

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For around 8 miles, stay on the canal to the 2nd time Rt 31 crosses the canal, turn around and retrace your steps.

For 14.8 miles, follow the standard route. When the Old Erie Canal reconnects with the Barge Canal, turn right and run over to the JCC. Turn around and run all the way back to the basin along the towpath.

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