September 24, 2016 – Mendon Ponds Park Run

September 24, 2016 – 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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September 17, 2016 – Probst and Mile Square, more or less.

September 17, 2016 –  Probst and Mile Square more or less.

All routes – turn left out of the parking lot, then turn right on Fishers Rd. Bear right at the pond to stay on Fishers Rd, then turn right on Railroad Mills. Go straight to continue on Probst.

For 7.4 miles – from Probst, turn right on Mile Square – it will change names to East.  Then turn right on Park Rd. At 96 turn left and return to the parking lot

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For 10 miles – from Probst turn left on Mile Square. Turn left on Main St. Fishers, then left on Log Cabin. Turn left on Benson, then right on Fisher Rd. A left a 96 brings you back to the parking lot.

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For 11 miles – follow the 10 mile route, only stay on Mile Square past Main St Fishers and then turn left onto the Lehigh Trail. At Wangum, turn left. Turn right on Main St. Fishers and rejoin the 10 mile route.

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For 12.4 miles – when on Mile Square – turn right on Smith. Then take a left on Mendon Rd, and pick up the Lehigh Trail on the left, rejoining the 11 mile route.

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For 14.5 miles – when on Mile Square – turn right on Smith and take that over to W. Bloomfield. Turn left and cross over 251. Pick up the Lehigh Trail on the left – and rejoin the other routes.

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September 10, 2016

September 10, 2016 – Seneca to Auburn Trails

For Trails – turn left out of the parking lot and head towards the mall. At Moseley, turn left and take the immediate right on LaSalle.  Pick up the Seneca Trail at the end of LaSalle. Trail runs behind Bed Bath & Beyond, crosses over Turk Hill, then follows the power line. Near the top of the hill, the trail heads off to the right. Trail crosses over High Point Drive and then down to Valentown Museum. Cross over High Street and pick up the trail opposite Valentown. Trail will lead behind Walmart, then over to Willoughbrook. Turn right on Willowbrook, then after you pass thru the tunnels, turn right to continue on the Seneca Trail.  Follow the trail thru Ambush Valley. Trail will lead you to 96 across from Rt. 251. Cross over 96 and head down Rt. 251.  Pick up the blue trail (old trolley trail) on the right just before you get to the Auburn trail (like 20 yards or so).  Follow the blue trail to the Lehigh Trail. Turn left on the Lehigh Trail, then take the ramp down to the Auburn Trail. Turn left on the 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. Distance is 13.3 miles.

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For Road Routes

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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September 3, 2016 – Indian Hill Section of the Crescent Trail

September 3, 2016 – Indian Hill Section of the Crescent Trail

From the Park and Ride – turn left on 96, then left on Garnsey and head up the hill.  Turn left on Turk Hill, then right on 31.  Turn right onto the parking area for Indian Hill.  Take whatever trail up the hill you want to up to the top.  Head over to the far side of the big open field and pick up the orange trail over to the pine tree farm.  Stay on orange out towards Turk Hill along the left side of the tree farm – stay on orange and head out to Turk Hill. Turn right on Turk, then left on Garnsey. A right on 96 returns you to the parking lot. Distance is about 9 miles

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You can increase the distance by turning left on Turk Hill and then picking up the Crescent Trail off Turk Hill on the right after you pass by Beaumont.  Follow the Crescent Trail back to Garnsey then out to the Park and Ride. Could be 12 miles. Could be more.

For mostly roads,

Stay on Rt. 31 beyond the parking area of Indian Hill– turn right on Thayer, right on Steele, cross over Turk into Beaumont, right on Neuchatel, right on Vineyard Hill, left on Garnsey and back to the basin.  Or turn right on Turk Hill and then right to go into the Lilac Nursery. Distance is 10 miles.

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For 11.2 – on Turk Hill continue heading north across Rt. 31. Turn right on Ayrault, then pick up the Perinton Bike Hike Way and turn right.  Turn right on Hogan, then left on 31.  Turn right onto Thayer and rejoin the 10 mile route.

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For 12.4 – stay on Turk Hill until you get to Pebble Hill Rd.  Turn right on Pebble Hill Rd, then right on Perinton Bike Hike Way and rejoin the 11.2 mile route.

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For 14.2 – take Turk Hill to the canal – get on the canal and head east, then cross over the canal to continue on the Perinton Bike Hike Way.  Take the Bike Hike Way all the way to Rt. 31.  Turn right on 31, then left on Thayer, rejoining the 10 mile route.

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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.