August 27, 2016 – Sven’s Favorite Run

August 27, 2016 – Sven’s Favorite Run

We are expecting a special guest appearance by Sven this week, and he has requested that we run the Fisher’s Run

For 9.5 miles – Turn left onto 96, right on Park Rd.  Turn left on Corduroy, and then left on Woolston.  Turn right on Fishers Rd, then left on Main St. Fishers.  Turn right on Lower Fishers, left on Benson.  Turn right on Fishers Rd, then return thru Powder Mills Park (left on Woolston, right on Corduroy, right on Park Rd)  Turn left on 96 and back to the parking lot.

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Note: On any route, you can skip the Lower Fishers option by staying on Log Cabin. This shortens any route by 1 mile.

You can skip Powder Mills Park on the way back by staying on Fishers Rd to 96. This shortens any route by 0.6 miles

For 13.3 miles – start with the standard route. At Main St. Fishers, turn right, then take a left on Old Dutch. Turn left on the Lehigh Trail – run this over to the Auburn Trail, turn left, and follow this back to Main St. Fishers. Turn right on Main St Fishers, and rejoin the standard route. 

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For more trails – consider going into the trails of Fishers Town Park on Main St. Fishers before you get to Old Dutch. The trails in there can be challenging to navigate – try to find your way to the connector that takes you over to Lehigh Trail. Turn left, and then after you cross over Wangum, look for the Domine Trails located on the left. There are three options, all of which should bring you out to the Auburn Trail. Turn left and return to the main route.

August 20, 2016 – Crescent Trail

August 20, 2016 – Crescent Trail

The main route this week will be the Crescent Trail. Turn left out of the parking lot, then left on Garnsey and take the first left, Sully’s Trail. Turn right on Kreag, then turn right into the parking lot of the church to pick up the trail over by the dumpsters. Follow the trail over to Garnsey, cross over Garnsey and continue up to Woodcliff. You can decide whether to turn around or to continue on as far as you like!

Road Option

Take 96 towards the mall. Turn left on Woodcliff, then a right on Moseley. Turn left onto Neuchatel. Turn left on Beauclaire, cross over Turk Hill and head up Steele. Turn left at the top of the hill onto Thayer, then at the next intersection turn left to continue on Thayer. Turn left on 31, left on Turk and a right on Garnsey brings you back to 96. Turn right on return to the parking lot. Distance is 11 miles.

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For 7.5 miles – follow the 11 mile route until Beauclaire reaches Turk Hill. Turn left on Turk, then left on Garnsey and head back to the parking lot.

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For 13 miles – follow the 11 mile route until on Thayer. At Thayer/Bluhm intersection go straight to take Bluhm. Turn left on Egypt-Victor Rd, then turn left on the Perinton Bike Hike way after passing Lollypop. Turn left on 31, then left on Turk Hill. Right on Garnsey, right on 96 brings you back to the start.

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August 13, 2016 – Powder Mills Park Half Tired Run

August 13, 2016 – Powder Mills Park Trails

This week the official route will be to run the Powder Mills Park Trails until you are half tired then come back.

For those wishing to remain on roads, then I suggest the Freezeroo Course of 2016 – the way it was meant to be run.

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 wanting a longer distance, follow the Freezeroo Course of 2016 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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August 6, 2016 – Knickerbocker Hill

August 6, 2016 — Knickerbocker Hill Route

Turn left out of the Park & Ride – turn right on Park Rd.  Take Park Rd over to East – turn right, then left on Thornell.  Turn right on Mill Rd, then left on East.  Turn left on 96, then left on Knickerbocker.  Take a right on Mendon Rd, then go straight to continue on Stone.  Follow Stone to Clover, turn right, then turn right onto the canal.  Take the canal back to the basin.  Distance is 13.5 miles.

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Shortcuts – from Stone – turn right on Tobey to Clover –return as above – 13.0 miles

11 mile route – From Mendon Rd – turn right on S.Main St – follow this over to the canal – follow the canal back – 11 miles.

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8 mile route – start the route. Stay on 96 past Knickerbocker, then turn right on Mitchell. Cross over the canal and turn right on the old train bed. Follow the canal back to the basin

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July 30, 2016 – Linear Park Run

July 30, 2016 – Linear Park Run

Head out the canal path towards Fairport.  Exit the canal onto O’Connor.  Turn left on Whitney.  Whitney will turn into Five Mile Line Rd.  Turn left on Rt. 441, then left into Linear Park.  Cross over Irondequoit Creek and head up the hill.  Turn left on Lincoln Mills, left on Linden then right on Bluff.  Turn left into Eyer Park.  Take the trail over to Midvale – turn left.  Turn right on Baird, left into BOCES, then take the trail around the back.  Turn right on O’Connor and then right on the canal and back to the basin.  Distance is 13.5 miles.

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For 11.8 miles, turn left on Linden from Whitney and then left on Bluff Dr., rejoining the main route

For 9.2 miles – on Whitney – turn left on Baird, then left into BOCES, rejoining the main trail

For 7.5 miles – run the canal until you get to O’Connor, then turn around and retrace your steps back to the parking lot.

For 16 miles – follow the main route – when you return to the canal turn left and run over to Turk Hill. Turn around and follow the canal back to the basin.

For a longer option with trails – on Whitney at Linden – go under the bridge along the creek to pick up the Linear Park Trail.  Run this all the way down to Panorama Plaza.  Return back up to Linear Park and then follow the usual route back.  Distance is 15.3 miles.

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July 23, 2016 – Fishers Run

July 23, 2016 – Fishers Run

I will not be there to get you started, so hopefully someone else will! Here is a route that should be relatively shady given how warm it is forecast to be. Enjoy!

For 9.5 miles – Turn left onto 96, right on Park Rd.  Turn left on Corduroy, and then left on Woolston.  Turn right on Fishers Rd, then left on Main St. Fishers.  Turn right on Lower Fishers, left on Benson.  Turn right on Fishers Rd, then return thru Powder Mills Park (left on Woolston, right on Corduroy, right on Park Rd)  Turn left on 96 and back to the parking lot.

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Note: You can skip the Lower Fishers option by staying on Log Cabin. This shortens any route by 1 mile.

You can skip Powder Mills Park on the way back by staying on Fishers Rd to 96. This shortens any route by 0.6 miles

For 12.5 miles – start with the standard route. At Main St. Fishers, turn right, then take a left on Old Dutch. Turn left on 251, left on Wangum, then right on Main St Fishers, and rejoin the standard route.     

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For 16 miles – follow the 12.5 mile route. When on 251, add a loop by turning right on Strong, left on Dryer, left on Willis Hill, left on 251, then rejoin the 12.5 mile route when you turn right on Wangum.

July 16, 2016 – Garnsey-Turk-Steele

July 16, 2016 – 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 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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July 9, 2016 – Springhouse Run

July 9, 2016 – Springhouse Run

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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July 2, 2016 – Auburn Trail Sections

July 2, 2016 – A Section of the Auburn Trail…….

All Routes – begin by turning right out of the parking lot. Turn right on Marsh Rd and stay on Marsh after crossing over the canal. Cross over Rt. 31, then take a left onto the old trolley trail. Follow the trail thru the senior citizen complex out to 31. Cross over 31 and pick up the old Auburn Trail on the left (avoid going straight under the powerlines). At Mitchell, turn right, cross over the canal, then turn left on 96. Turn right on Knickerbocker, but look for the trail connection on the left before you go very far. This trail is a continuation of the old Auburn Trail. It will come out on Mill Rd. Take Mill over to Thornell and cross over Thornell to continue on the Auburn Trail. This will take you to East St.

For 8.5 miles – cross over East and pick up Park Rd. Take Park to 96 where a left turn returns you to the parking lot.

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For 9.7 miles – go to Park Rd, – turn right to pick up the trail near the power substation. Follow the old Auburn Trail across Railroad Mills over to Woolston. Turn left on Woolston, then left on Fishers Rd and left on 96 to return to the parking lot.

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For 10.8 miles – stay on Auburn Trail to the Railroad Mills/Probst intersection. Turn left to continue on Railroad Mills – head up the big hill. Turn left on Fishers Rd, then left on 96 to return to the parking lot

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For 12 miles – stay on Auburn Trail to Fisher Rd. Turn left on Fishers, then left on 96 to return to the parking lot

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For 13.4 miles – stay on Auburn Trail to Main St. Fishers. Turn left, then left on Log Cabin. Left on Benson, followed by a right on Fishers Rd, then take a left on 96 to return to the parking lot.

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For 14.9 miles – on Log Cabin – take Lower Fishers on the right, then left on Benson, right on Fishers Rd.  Come back thru Powder Mills Park (Woolston, Corduroy, Park Rd, 96) and then back to the parking lot

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June 25, 2016 – Mile Square

June 25, 2016 – Mile Square

Turn left out of the parking lot. Turn right on Park Rd, left on Corduroy, then right on Woolston. Turn left on Sturbridge, then left on Fall Meadow. Turn left on East St.  East changes names to Mile Square.

For 8 miles – turn left on Probst, continue straight on Railroad Mills. Turn left on Fishers Rd, then left on 96 and return to the parking lot.

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For 10.5 miles – from Mile Square, turn left on Main St. Fishers, then left on Fishers Rd. Turn left on 96 and return to the parking lot.

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For 11.7 miles – from Mile Square, turn left onto the Lehigh Trail. Turn left on Wangum. Turn left on Main St Fishers, then right on Fishers Rd. Turn left on 96 and return to the parking lot

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For 13.3 miles – from Mile Square, turn left onto the Lehigh Trail. Connect to the Auburn trail and turn left. Follow the Auburn Trail to Fishers Rd. Turn right on Fishers Rd, then turn left on 96 and return to the parking lot.

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For 15.3 miles – from Mile Square, turn left onto the Lehigh Trail. Continue on the Lehigh trail to the end – head out to 251. Turn right on 251, then right on the Auburn Trail. Follow the Auburn Trail to Fishers Rd. Turn right on Fishers Rd, then turn left on 96 and return to the parking lot.

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