Category Archives: Path

Routes that feature primarily paths as the running surface

April 16, 2016 – Linear Park Run

April 16, 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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March 26, 2016 – Perinton Bike Hike Way

March 26, 2016 – Perinton Bike Hike Way

Head out the canal towards Fairport. Take the pedestrian bridge across the canal that connects to the Perinton Bike Hike Way. Follow the Bike Hike Way across Ayrault to Hogan. Turn right on Hogan, then left on 31. Turn right on Thayer, and at the intersection with Bluhm turn right to continue on Thayer. Turn right on Steele, cross over Turk Hill onto Beauclaire. Turn right on Neuchatel, right on Vineyard Hill, then left on Garnsey. A right on 96 will return you to the parking lot. Distance is 13.2 miles.

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Trail Option – Stay on Perinton Bike Hike Way past Hogan. Pick up the Orange Trail on the right – cross over 31 and continue on the Orange Trail all the way to SCR Lane. Turn right on Steele, rejoining the main route

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For 7.5 miles – run the canal path to Perinton Town Park and turn around at O’Connor.

For 10.3 miles – and a few less hills – follow the main route until the Bike Hike Way crosses Ayrault. Turn right on Ayrault and reconnect with the canal. Take the canal back to the basin.

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For 11.4 miles – follow the main route until you get to 31. There, turn right on 31, then left on Turk Hill. Turn right on Garnsey, then right on 96.

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For 14.8 miles – Follow the main route. Stay on the Perinton Bike Hike Way all the way to Lollypop Farms. Turn around and run back to 31. Turn left on 31, then rejoin the main route by turning left on Thayer.

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March 12, 2016 – Springhouse Run

March 12, 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. 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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January 2, 2016 – Linear Park Run

January 2, 2016 – Linear Park Run

Head out the canal path towards Fairport.  Exit the canal with a left 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.

http://www.gmap-pedometer.com?r=5942938     

(Turning left on Linden from Whitney and then left on Bluff Dr. makes the route 11.8 miles)

(For 16.4 miles – on the above route, turn right on 441, left on Baird, left on Whalen and lefto on Five Mile Rd. When you get back to 441, turn right and return to the main route. )

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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.

http://www.gmap-pedometer.com?r=5942944

December 26, 2015 – Springhouse Run

December 26, 2015 – 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. 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.

 http://www.gmap-pedometer.com?r=6769293     

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.

 http://www.gmap-pedometer.com?r=6769298     

November 21, 2015 – Bike Hike Way and Ayrault

November 21, 2015 – Bike Hike Way and Ayrault

Head out the canal towards Fairport. Go past Fairport and pick up the Perinton Bike Hike Way, taking the pedestrian bridge across the canal. Turn right on Ayrault, then take the canal back to the basin. Distance is 10.3 miles

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For 12 miles – stay on the Perinton Bike Hike Way until you get to Hogan. Turn left on Hogan, then left on Ayrault and rejoin the short route.

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For almost 14 – stay on the Perinton Bike Hike Way until you get to Mason. Turn left on Mason, then left on Ayrault and rejoin the short route.

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For 15.5 miles – stay on the Perinton Bike Hike Way until you get to Lollypop Farms. Turn left on Egypt/Victor Rd, then right on 31 and a quick left on Aldrich. Turn left on Ayrault, and rejoin the short route

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October 17, 2015 – Linear Park Run

October 17, 2015 – 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.

http://www.gmap-pedometer.com?r=5942938     

(Turning left on Linden from Whitney and then left on Bluff Dr. makes the route 11.8 miles)

(For 16.4 miles – on the above route, turn right on 441, left on Baird, left on Whalen and lefto on Five Mile Rd. When you get back to 441, turn right and return to the main route. )

http://www.gmap-pedometer.com?r=6313159      

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.

http://www.gmap-pedometer.com?r=5942944

November 29, 2014 – Springhouse Run

November 29, 2014 – Springhouse Run

Head out to the canal and go towards Pittsford. Exit the canal near the town of Pittsford Highway department, and take the connector trail to the Auburn Trail. Cross over French Rd and stay on the trail until you are opposite the Springhouse Commons.  Cross over 31 and pick up the old Erie Canal trail behind Wegmans.  Cross over French, then turn left onto the Barge Canal and follow the canal all the way back to the basin. Distance is 11.6 miles.

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For 14 miles – when you get back to the canal, turn right and follow the canal over to Edgewood. Turn around and follow the canal all the way back.

For 16 miles – keep heading west on the canal until you get to Winton, then turn around and follow the canal all the way back.

For an 8 mile route – go out and back on the canal. When you get to Rt. 31 the second time, past the railroad bridge, turn around and retrace your steps.

For 10 miles – stay on the canal to Clover, and turn around.

August 9, 2014 – 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.

http://www.gmap-pedometer.com?r=5942938      

(Turning left on Linden from Whitney and then left on Bluff Dr. makes the route 11.8 miles)

(For 16.4 miles – on the above route, stay on Five Mile Line Rd across 441 to Whalen. Turn right on Whalen, then right on Baird, right on 441, and return to the main route. )

http://www.gmap-pedometer.com?r=6313159      

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.

http://www.gmap-pedometer.com?r=5942944