Category Archives: Road

Routes that feature primarily roads as the running surface

August 18, 2018 – West Bloomfield

August 18, 2018 – West Bloomfield

All routes – turn left out of the parking lot, then turn right onto Park Rd. Turn right on East Ave, then left on Thornell. Turn left on West Bloomfield.

For 9.2 miles, turn left on Canfield, then left on Pittsford Mendon Rd. Turn right onto Hedge Wood Lane. Look for a trail between two houses on the left. Take the trail over to Wren Field Lane – Turn left. Then find the trail at the end of the cul-de-sac over to Van Voorhis. Turn right on Van Voorhis. Turn left on East, then right on Thornell and return to the basin and the parking lot.

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For 12.3 miles, from West Bloomfield, turn left on Smith, then left on Pittsford Mendon Rd. Turn right onto Hedge Wood Lane. Look for a trail between two houses on the left. Take the trail over to Wren Field Lane – Turn left. Then find the trail at the end of the cul-de-sac over to Van Voorhis. Turn right on Van Voorhis. Turn left on East, then right on Thornell and return to the basin and the parking lot.

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For 15 miles – from West Bloomfield, turn left on 251 then left on Pittsford Mendon Rd (Rt. 64). Turn right onto Hedge Wood Lane. Look for a trail between two houses on the left. Take the trail over to Wren Field Lane – Turn left. Then find the trail at the end of the cul-de-sac over to Van Voorhis. Turn right on Van Voorhis. Turn left on East, then right on Thornell and return to the basin and the parking lot.

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August 11, 2018 – Knickerbocker Hill by way of Cartersville Trail

August 11,2018 – Knickerbocker via Cartersville Trail

Turn right out of the parking lot. Pick up the trail behind the Marathon Gas Station just past the Marsh Rd bridge. Follow the Cartersville Trail along the south side of the canal until you are across from Knickerbocker. Head up Knickerbocker, then turn right on Pittsford Mendon Rd. At the 4 way intersection, go straight onto Stone. Stay with Stone up to Clover. Turn right on Clover, then pick up the canal. Follow the canal trail past Pittsford until you get to the Powerline – turn left under the power line, then take a right onto the Auburn Trail. Turn right on Mitchell, cross over the canal, then turn left on 96. Pick up the Cartersville trail and return to the basin. Distance is 11.8 miles.

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For 9 miles – When you get to the 4 way intersection on Pittsford Mendon Rd, turn right onto South Main St. Turn right into Schoen Place and pick up the canal, rejoining the main route.

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If you need something longer, when you get to the canal at Clover, a trip over to the JCC on the canaland back will add 2.4 miles for a total of 14.2 miles.

 

August 4, 2018 – The Fishers Run

August 4, 2018 – The Fishers Run

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 0.5 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 – Start with 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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July 28, 2018 – Linear Park Run

July 28,2018 – Linear Park Run

I will not be there to get you started – you will have to that yourselves!

Turn right out of the parking lot, then turn right on Kreag. Turn left on 31, then get on the canal path and head out the 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 exit the canal at 31 and retrace your route back to the parking lot.  Distance is 13.5 miles.

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For 12.1 miles, turn left on Linden from Whitney and then left on Bluff Dr., rejoining the main route

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For 9.5 miles – on Whitney – turn left on Baird, then left into BOCES, rejoining the main route

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For 7.8 miles – run the canal until you get to O’Connor, then turn around and retrace your steps back to the parking lot.

For 16.7 miles – follow the main route – at 441 continue straight on Five Mile Line Rd. Turn left on Whalen, then left on Clark. Next, turn left on Huntington Meadows, followed by a left on Panorama Trail. Turn left on Penfield Rd. Cross over 441 and enter Linear Park, rejoining the main route.

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July 14, 2018 – Garnsey Turk Steele

July 14, 2018 – 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 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 – then pick up the Seneca Trail on the right, just past the top of the hill. 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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July 7, 2018 – Crescent Trail (or Canal to Fairport)

July 7, 2018 – Crescent Trail

For trails – turn right out of the parking lot, then turn right onto Kreag. Pick up the Crescent Trail in the back corner of the church parking lot. Follow the orange trail over to Garnsey, then continue on orange upto Woodcliff. From here you have many options – retrace your steps back to the Garnsey, or continue on orange. There are lots of options – you can continue on past Woodcliff and Moseley over to Turk Hill, or take alternate trails that lead over to Garnsey and return to the parking lot.

Road Option – Canal to Fairport, Perinton Bike Hike Way, Turk and Garnsey.

Turn right out of the parking lot, then turn right on Kreag. Turn left on 31 and then take the canal towards Fairport. Go past Turk Hill and crossover the canal on the pedestrian bridge and continue on the Perinton Bike Hike Way. Take the path over to Hogan, turn right on Hogan, then right on Rt. 31. Turn left on Turk Hill, then right on Garnsey. A right turn on 96 returns you to the parking lot. Distance is 11.6 miles.

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For 8 miles roads- follow the above route until you reach the turn off on the canal for O’Connor. Turn around and retrace your route – don’t forget to exit the canal at Rt. 31

June 16, 2018 – High St and Fishers Rd

June 16, 2018 – High St and Fishers Rd

Turn left out of the parking lot and head up 96 to the mall. Turn left onto High St.

For 9.4 miles – turn left on Willowbrook, then right on Rowley. Turn 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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For 10.3 miles – turn left on Willowbrook, then right on Rowley. Cross over 96 and continue on Main St. Fishers. Turn right on Fishers Rd, then left on 96 and return to the parking lot.

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For 12.1 miles – turn left on Lane, then right on 96 followed by a left on 251. Turn right on Wangum, then a 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 13.1 miles – turn left on Lane, then right on 96 followed by a left on 251. Turn left on Cork, then right on Modock. Turn right on Willis Hill, left on 251. Turn right on Wangum, then a 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 15 miles – stay on High St into the Village of Victor. Turn left onto Main St, then right onto School St. Turn right on Dryer, then right on Cork. Turn left onto Modock. Turn right on Willis Hill, left on 251. Turn right on Wangum, then a left on Main St Fishers, then right on Fishers Rd. Turn left on 96 and return to the parking lot.

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June 9, 2018 – Mendon Ponds Park

June 9,2018  – 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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June 2, 2018 – Ayrault and more

June 2, 2018 – Ayrault and more

Road Options – All routes – turn right out of the parking lot, then turn right on Kreag. Turn right on Ayrault.

For 7.3 miles – turn right on Turk Hill, then right on Garnsey, right on 96 and back to the parking lot.

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For 9.6 miles – From Ayrault turn right on Hogan, then turn right on the Perinton Bike Hike Way, which brings you back to Ayrault. Turn left on Ayrault, then left on Turk Hill. Turn right on Garnsey then right on 96.

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For 11.4 miles – From Ayrault – turn right on Mason, then right on the Perinton Bike Hike Way, back to Ayrault. Turn left on Ayrault, then left on Turk Hill. Turn right on Garnsey then right on 96.

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For 13.1 miles – take Ayrault to the end – turn right on Aldrich, then right on 31. Turn left on Egypt-Victor Rd, then turn right onto the Perinton Bike Hike Way, which brings you back to Ayrault. Turn left on Ayrault, then left on Turk Hill. Turn right on Garnsey then right on 96.

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For 15 miles – follow the 13.1 mile route. At Aldrich and 31 turn left, then turn right on Pannell. Turn right on the Perinton Bike Hike Way, which brings you back to Ayrault. Turn left on Ayrault, then left on Turk Hill. Turn right on Garnsey then right on 96.

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Trail Options – follow the main route to the corner of Ayrault and Aldrich and pick up the orange trail over to the White Brook Nature Center. At Aldrich, turn right and then back on the orange trail to the left. Keep following orange. Take Ranney Drive out to Mason, turn left, then right on Perinton Bike Hike Way. Turn left on Ayrault, then left on Turk Hill. Turn right on Garnsey then right on 96.

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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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May 26, 2018 – Main St Fishers and Mile Square

May 26, 2018 – Main St Fishers and Mile Square

Turn left out of the parking lot and take 96 to right on Fishers Rd. Turn left onto Benson, and then turn right on Lower Fishers. Turn left on Log Cabin, then turn right on Main St. Fishers. Follow this to Mile Square and turn right. Mile Square will change names to East. Turn right on Thornell, then right on 96 and back to the parking lot. Distance is 11 miles.

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For 10 miles – on Benson, turn right on Log Cabin and rejoin the main route.

For 7 miles – on Fishers Rd, stay on Fishers Rd instead of getting on Benson. Turn right on Probst, then rejoin the main route when you turn right on Mile Square.

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For 13.3 miles – Follow main route. On Main St Fishers, turn left onto the Auburn Trail. Cross over Phillips, then turn right on the Lehigh Trail. Cross over Phillips and Wangum, then turn right on Old Dutch. Turn left on Main St Fishers, re-joining the main route.

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For 15.6 miles – Follow the 13.3 mile route. when on Mile Square, turn left on Smith, right on Pittsford-Mendon Rd, right on Cole, then left on Mile Square, rejoining the main route.

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