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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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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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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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December 24, 2016 – Christmas Eve in Fishers! A Picture and a Fishers Run!

December 24, 2016 – Christmas Eve in Fishers – The Fishers Run

Holiday Picture after the run! Plan on 9:15 am for the picture!

The traditional Fishers Run, from the parking lot is 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 left on Log Cabin, then right on Lower Fishers, and then 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 7.5 miles – take 96 directly to Fishers Rd. Left on Main St. Fishers, then left on Log Cabin. Stay on Log Cabin, then left on Benson, right on Fishers Rd, then left on 96

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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 – (Run this at your own risk! You may not get back in time for the picture!) 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.

October 29, 2016 – Halloween Run to Powers Farm Market

Halloween Picture Run – October 29, 2016

It is time for our annual Halloween Picture Run at Powers Farm Market. Dick and Maureen will be on hand for taking this year’s shot.

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 a picture – around 7:30 am or so.  Return along Marsh Rd, connecting with the canal just after crossing Rt. 31, and return to the basin.  Distance is 9.1 miles.

http://www.gmap-pedometer.com?r=5720123      

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  

http://www.gmap-pedometer.com?r=5720128     

MCC 5k for Scholarships – October 8, 2016

MCC is hosting a 5k for scholarships as part of their Homecoming celebrations on Saturday October 8th at 11:00 a.m. at MCC Brighton Campus.  Gale Lynch is organizing Team MCC Global and wants to encourage folks to participate in the event.  Registration is $18 (includes short sleeved black cotton t-shirt)​ and 100% goes toward student scholarships and is tax deductible.  The online registration deadline is Sunday October 2nd.  Here is a link – https://www.gifttool.com/athon/OurTeamPage?ID=1782&AID=3246&TID=23213

December 19, 2015 – Holiday Picture and Fishers Run

December 19, 2015 – Fishers Run

After the run we will have our annual picture outside the Basin Bean. Let’s plan for a 9:15 am picture, so if you want to run long, plan accordingly (and start early….)

Holiday Runs – look for postings for runs on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve!

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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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.

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March 7, 2015 – Around the Bay

March 7, 2015 – Around the Bay

Starting time: 7:00 am

Starting from the Parking lot at the end of Culver Rd.  Turn left out of the parking lot and head up the hill on Culver. (Sea Breeze Expressway will have too much snow to use the pathway). Stay on Culver past Titus and turn left onto Walzford. (The Titus to Kane Rd sidewalk is clogged with snow) Turn right onto Kane Rd. 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 15.0 miles.

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For those not wanting to run that far – I recommend the Fishers Run – 9.5 miles

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January 10, 2015 – Main St Fishers

January 10, 2015 – Main St. Fishers

Award Ceremony Party following the run at the Rand Lodge!

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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November 1, 2014 – Halloween Run

Halloween Run – November 1, 2014

According to the news, the Marsh Road Bridge is now open during the day – so we can run the Halloween Run without a detour! Plan for the picture in front of the tepees around 7:30 am or so.

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 a picture. Return along Marsh Rd, connecting with the canal just after crossing Rt. 31, and return to the basin.  Distance is 9.1 miles.

http://www.gmap-pedometer.com?r=5720123      

For something just a little longer – 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  

http://www.gmap-pedometer.com?r=5720128