December 16, 2017 – Garnsey-Turk-Steele

December 16, 2017 – Garnsey Turk Steele

Save the date! Christmas Picture Run on December 23! Details next week!

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 9.7 miles and some trails – on Valentown, before you get to High St, look for a new road named Fernwood Trail on the right. Take Fernwood Trail – it will turn into High Point Drive – pick up the Seneca Trail on the right. Follow the Seneca Trail over to Turk Hill, and continue on the Seneca Trail which runs behind the Michaels Plaza. This trail will take you out to LaSalle Parkway. Then pick up 96 and head 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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December 9, 2017 – Fairport Village

December 9 –Fairport Village

This week let’s run into the village of Fairport to see how they are decked out for the holidays!

All routes head out the canal towards Fairport.

For 7 miles – turn around at Perinton Town Park and return to the parking lot.

Everyone else – exit the canal onto W. Church St where a right takes you into the village. Turn left onto Main St, and cross over the canal.

For 9 miles – turn left onto the canal trail and return to the parking lot.

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Everyone else – turn right on the canal trail. Go past Turk Hill and take the pedestrian bridge over the canal and continue on the Perinton Bike Hike Way.

For 10.5 miles – turn right on Ayrault and return to the canal and then back to the basin

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For 12.5 miles – stay on the Bike Hike Way to Hogan. Turn right on Hogan, then right on 31. Turn right on Turk Hill, then left on Ayrault. Then take the canal back to the basin.

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For 15 miles – stay on the Bike Hike Way to Lollypop Farms. Turn around and head back to 31. Turn left on 31, then right on Turk Hill, left on Ayrault. Then take the canal back to the basin.

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December 2, 2017 – Knickerbocker Hill

December 2, 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 6.4 miles – turn right on 96 and follow this back to the parking lot.

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For 7.9 miles – stay on 96 past Knickerbocker. Turn right on Mitchell, then turn right on the old train bed (Auburn Trail). Turn left on the canal and return 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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November 25, 2017 – Run to the Buffalos

November 25, 2017 –  Run to the Buffalos!

I was unable to find a Turkey Farm within range of the basin, so instead let’s go for the next best thing and Run to the Buffalos!

Turn left out of the parking lot. Turn right on Fishers Rd., then turn right on Railroad Mills. Go straight to continue on Probst. Turn left on Mile Square, then turn right on Smith. Cross over Mendon Rd, then cross over W. Bloomfield. Buffalo farm will be on the right. Continue on Smith, then turn right on Mendon Center Rd. Turn right on Canfield, then left on W. Bloomfield followed by a right to continue on Canfield. Turn left on Mendon Rd, then right on Van Voorhis. Turn left on East, then right on Thornell. A right on 96 brings you back to the parking lot. Distance is 13.9 miles.

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For 7.2 miles – Start with the main route. At Probst and Mile Square, turn right on Mile Square. Mile Square will turn into East. Then turn right on Thornell and back to the basin.

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For 9.5 miles – Start with the main route. On Mile Square, turn right on Cole, then right on Mendon Rd. Then turn right on Van Voorhis. Turn left on East, then right on Thornell. A right on 96 brings you back to the parking lot

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For 10.5 miles – Start with the main route. On Smith, turn right on Mendon Rd. Then turn right on Van Voorhis. Turn left on East, then right on Thornell. A right on 96 brings you back to the parking lot

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For 11.5 miles – Start with the main route. On Smith, turn right on W. Bloomfield. Turn right on Canfield. Turn left on Mendon Rd, then right on Van Voorhis. Turn left on East, then right on Thornell. A right on 96 brings you back to the parking lot.

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For 16.2 miles – Start with the main route. When Smith tees with Mendon Center, turn left. Turn right on Pond, then right on Douglas. Turn right on Canfield  then left on W. Bloomfield followed by a right to continue on Canfield. Turn left on Mendon Rd, then right on Van Voorhis. Turn left on East, then right on Thornell. A right on 96 brings you back to the parking lot.        

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November 18, 2017 – Mile Square

November 18, 2017 – Mile Square

Turn left out of the parking lot, then turn right on Park Rd. Turn left on East. East will change names to Mile Square. Turn left onto the Lehigh Trail, then take the ramp on the right down to the Auburn Trail. Turn left on the Auburn Trail and follow this across Main St. Fishers to Fishers Rd. Turn right on Fishers Rd., then left on 96 and return to the parking lot. Distance is 12.7 miles.

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For 7.4 miles – on Mile Square, turn left on Probst, then rejoin the main route by turning left on Fishers Rd.

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For 10 miles – on Mile Square, turn left on Main St Fishers, then rejoin the main route by turning left on Fishers Rd.

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For 14.9 miles – stay on Mile Square to the end. Turn left on Taylor, then right on Strong. Turn left on Dryer, then left on Willis Hill. Turn left on 251, right on Wangum, left on Main St Fishers then right on Fishers Rd and re-join the main route.

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November 11,2017 – White Brook Nature Trails

November 11, 2017 – White Brook Nature Trails

Trails and Roads –  head out the canal towards Fairport.  Exit onto Ayrault and head east.  Turn right on the Perinton Bike Hike Way.  Cross over Hogan, then turn left on Mason.  Turn right on Ranney Dr. When Ranney Dr. crosses over the creek – you can pick up the orange trail. Follow the orange trail over to Broadmoor, cross over and continue on Orange.  Follow orange between the ponds, then bear to the right to follow orange over to Aldrich.  Turn right on Aldrich, then left into the White Brook Nature Center.  Turn left in the parking lot to continue on orange.  Follow the orange markers thru the park and you should come out (hitting white near the end) at the corner of Ayrault and Aldrich.  Follow Ayrault back the canal and return to the basin.  Distance is 13.9 miles.

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Road Route – head out the canal towards Fairport.  Exit onto Ayrault and head east.  Turn right on the Perinton Bike Hike Way.  Follow this over to Egypt Victor Rd near Lollypop Farms.  Turn left on Egypt Victor Rd, right on 31, and the left on Aldrich.  Turn left onto Ayrault and follow this all the way back to the basin.  Distance is 12.8 miles.

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Road route short cuts – from the Perinton Bike Hike Way – turn left on Mason, then left on Ayrault and rejoin the main route.  Distance is 11 miles.

Or turn left on Hogan, then left on Ayrault, rejoin main route.  Distance is 9.3 miles.

TRAILS ONLY –for those who feel there are too many roads to get to the trails – meet at the Park and Ride – then car pool over with me to the parking lot on Ayrault next to the Perinton Bike Hike Way.  We will make it a loop by following the Hike way over to Mason, then pick up the Crescent Trail over to Broadmoor, the White Brook Nature Trails, then run along the south side of the canal all the way to the Perinton Bike Hike Way and back  to the cars.  8.3 miles or maybe more.

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November 4, 2017 – High St

November 4, 2017 – High St

For 9.4 miles – Left out of the parking lot, run up 96 to the mall. Turn left onto High St. Right on Willowbrook, right on Rowley, right on 96, then left on Benson. Turn right on Fishers Rd then left on 96 and return to the parking lot.

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11.3 miles – Left out of the parking lot, run up 96 to the mall. Turn left onto High St. Right on Willowbrook, right on Rowley, cross over 96 and continue on Main St. Fishers. Right on Auburn Trail and follow this to Powder Mills Park. Turn right on Woolston, left on Corduroy, right on Park, then left on 96 to return to the parking lot.

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For 12.6 – on High St, continue past Willowbrook, then right on Lane. Turn right on 96 then left on 251. Right on Auburn Trail and follow this to Powder Mills Park. Turn right on Woolston, left on Corduroy, right on Park, then left on 96 to return to the parking lot.

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For 14.6 – on High St., continue past Lane. At Main St in Victor, turn left. Turn right on School, then right on Rawson. Right on Auburn Trail and follow this to Powder Mills Park. Turn right on Woolston, left on Corduroy, right on Park, then left on 96 to return to the parking lot.

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For 15.8 – from the 14.6 route – on School St., stay on School to Dryer. Turn right on Dryer, then right on Cork. Turn right on 251, then left on Auburn Trail, follow this to Powder Mills Park. Turn right on Woolston, left on Corduroy, right on Park, then left on 96 to return to the parking lot.

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October 28, 2017 – Halloween Picture Run

October 28, 2017 – Halloween Picture Run

It is time for our annual Halloween Picture Run at Powers Farm Market. We will aim for a picture time of 7:30 am, so plan your speed accordingly!

Head out the canal towards Pittsford – exit onto N. Main St –  Rt. 96 North – turn right.  Take a right on Washington, followed by a right on Golf Ave.  Turn left into Powers Farm Market, just before Marsh Rd.  Gather at the teepees for the picture. Return along Marsh Rd, connecting with the canal just after crossing Rt. 31, and return to the basin.  Distance is 9.1 miles.

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For something just a little longer on the return – on Marsh Rd just before getting to 31, take the old trolley trail into the woods on the right.  Follow this thru the Senior Complex – and out to 31.  Cross over 31 and pick up the old train bed trail back to the canal – canal back to the basin.  Distance is 10.2 miles  

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October 21, 2017 – Mendon Ponds Park Run

October 21, 2017 – Mendon Ponds Park

Turn left out of the parking lot, then turn right on Park Rd. Turn right on East, then left on Thornell. Take the Thornell to the end, then turn left on W. Bloomfield. Cross over the Thruway, then turn right on Canfield. Turn right on Pittsford Mendon Center Rd. Turn right on Barker, then right on W. Bloomfield.  Turn left on Thornell and take this all the way back to the basin. Turn right on 96 and back to the parking lot. Distance is 11.9 miles.

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For 7.4 miles – on Thornell, turn left on Pittsford Mendon Rd, then left onto Van Voorhis. Turn left on East, then right on Thornell and back to the basin.

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For 9.4 miles – on W. Bloomfield, turn left on Canfield just before you get to the Thruway. Turn left on Pittsford Mendon Rd, then turn right on Van Voorhis. Turn left on East, then right on Thornell and back to the basin.

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For 14.9 miles – on Canfield continue on straight past Mendon Center Rd to Clover. Turn right on Clover, then right on Willard. Turn right on Mendon Center Rd, then left on Barker. Turn right on W. Bloomfield.  Turn left on Thornell and take this all the way back to the basin. Turn right on 96 and back to the parking lot. Distance is      14.9 miles.

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October 14, 2017 – Run to the Scarecrows

October 14, 2017 – Run to the Scarecrows

The Village of Fairport had a Scarecrow Contest this past weekend, and as I understand it, the Scarecrows will remain on display for the next couple of weeks. So I thought we should go check out the Scarecrows of Fairport. The Scarecrows are on Main St between High St and Church St.

Head out the canal towards Fairport. At Perinton Town Park, turn left onto O’Connor. Turn right onto Whitney, then turn right on Main St. When you pass High St. on your left, look for the scarecrows. Continue on Main St – it will change names to Moseley. Turn right on Ayrault.

Turn left into the parking lot for Martha Brown Middle School. Pick up the sidewalk on the east side of the tennis courts (left of the tennis courts) The sidewalk will take you over to Heron Way N. Take the first left – Valley Creek Dr. This will take you to Rt.31. Cross over Rt. 31 and continue on Blackwatch Trail. Follow Blackwatch Trail to its end – it tees with Dunmow. Turn left on Dunmow, then right on Garnsey. Turn right on 96 and return to the parking lot.

Distance is 10.8 miles.

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For 12.6 miles- start with the standard route. When you get to Garnsey, turn left, and then turn right on Moseley. Turn right on Woodcliff, and then turn right on 96 and return to the parking lot.

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