Category Archives: Road

Routes that feature primarily roads as the running surface

May 23, 2015 – Knickerbocker Hill

May 23, 2015 – 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

From Mendon Rd – turn right on S.Main St – follow this over to the canal – follow the canal back – 10.8 miles.

For a longer option – when you get on the canal – head away to the west over to Edgewood. Turn around and follow the canal all the way back.  Distance is 16 miles.

 

April 18, 2015 – Linear Park Run

April 18, 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.

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(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.

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April 4, 2015 – Garnsey-Vineyard Hill-Steele….and Bluhm!

April 4, 2015 – Garnsey-Vineyard Hill-Steele and Bluhm!

Turn left out of the parking lot. Turn left on Garnsey. After crossing over Moseley and before you get to Turk Hill, turn right on Vineyard Hill. Turn left on Neuchatel, then left on Beauclaire. Cross over Turk Hill and go up Steele. At the top, turn left on Thayer. Go straight to continue on Bluhm. Turn right on Egypt-Victor Rd. Turn right on Valentown. Turn right on High St and then right on 96 and return to the parking lot. Distance is 12.3 miles.

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For 8.9 miles – at the top of Steele, turn right on Baker, then right on Valentown and rejoin the main route.

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For 13 miles – from the main route, when on Egypt Victor Rd, turn left on Wilkinson, then right on Daley. Turn right on Richardson, then left on Egypt Victor Rd, rejoining the main route.

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For 15 miles – from the main route, when on Egypt Victor Rd, turn left on Wilkinson, then right on Pannell. Turn right on Cline, right on Bortle and then right on Blazey. Turn left on Richardson, left on Egypt-Victor Rd and rejoin the main route.

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For 17 miles – follow the 15 mile route, and when on Wilkinson stay on Wilkinson past Pannell. Turn right on Wayneport Rd, then right on Pannell. Turn left on Cline, rejoining the 15 mile route.

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March 28, 2015 – Ayrault Rd.

March 28, 2015 – Ayrault Rd.

Head out Marsh Rd. Turn right on Rt. 31, then turn left on Ayrault. From Ayrault, turn right on Hogan, then right on Rt. 31. Turn left on Turk Hill. Take a right on Garnsey and then right on 96 to return to the parking lot. Distance is 11 miles.

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For 8.5 miles – on Ayrault, turn right on Moseley, then right on Garnsey.

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For 12.4 miles – stay on Ayrault until you get to Mason. Turn right on Mason, and then right on 31 to rejoin the main route.

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For 14 miles – stay on Ayrault to the end – turn right on Aldrich, then right on 31 and rejoin the main route.

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For 15.5 miles – on Ayrault turn left on Moseley, then take a right on Winding Brook. Turn right on Turk Hill and return to Ayrault. Turn left on Ayrault, rejoining the 14 mile route.

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For 18 miles – on Ayrault, turn left on Moseley, run thru the village. Turn right on Whitney, then right on Turk Hill and return to Ayrault. Turn left on Ayrault and re-join the 14 mile route.

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March 21, 2015 – Mendon Rd and Mile Square

March 21, 2015 – Mendon Rd and Mile Square

Turn left out of the parking lot. Turn right on Park Rd, then right on East. Turn left on Thornell. At the light, turn left on Mendon Rd. Turn left on Cole, then left on Mile Square. Turn right on Probst, then left on Railroad Mills, right on Woolston, left on Corduroy, right on Park Rd, left on 96 and return to the parking lot. Distance is 11 miles.

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For 8 miles – when you get to East turn left. East changes to Mile Square. Turn left onto Probst and rejoin the main route.

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For 12 miles – stay on Mendon Rd past Cole – turn left on Smith, then left on Mile Square and rejoin the main route.

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For 14.2 miles – stay on Mendon Rd. Turn left on Rt 251, then left on Mile Square, rejoining the main route.

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For 15.2 miles – stay on Mendon Rd. Turn left on Taylor, then left on Mile Square, rejoining the main route.

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For 17.9 miles – stay on Mendon Rd. Turn left on Cheese Factory, then left on Harloff. Turn left on Taylor, then right on Mile Square, rejoining the main route.

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March 14, 2015 – High St and Benson

March 14, 2015 – High St and Benson

Head out 96 towards the Mall. Turn left onto High St, then turn right on Willowbrook. Turn right on Rowley, then right on 96. Turn left on Benson, right on Fishers, then left on 96 and back to the parking lot. Distance is 9.4 miles.

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For 10 miles – add a trip through Powder Mills Park (from Fishers Rd – left on Woolston, right on Corduroy, right on Park Rd, left on 96.

For 12.8 – on High St, take a left on Valentown, then right on Egypt-Victor Rd. Turn right onto Cobble Creek Rd. Follow Cobble Creek Rd out to Gillis and turn right. Take a left onto High St, rejoining the 9.4 mile route (then turn right on Willowbrook. Turn right on Rowley, then right on 96. Turn left on Benson, right on Fishers, then left on 96 and back to the parking lot.)

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For 13.7 – follow the 12.8 mile route – then on Egypt-Victor go past Cobble Creek Rd all the way to Aldridge. Right on Aldridge, right on High St, then left on Willowbrook to rejoin the main route.

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For 15.5 – follow the 13.7 mile route – stay on Egypt-Victor Rd all the way into Victor (changes name to Church St). Turn right on 96, then right on High St. Turn left on Willowbrook to rejoin the main route.

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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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February 21, 2015 – A New Freezeroo Course

February 21, 2015 – And now for something totally different…..

This week should be another very cold start to the run. So I am thinking about trying to keep the route somewhat sheltered. In addition, I want to explore a new route for next year’s Freezeroo….

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 11.5 miles – add a loop. When on Park Rd the second time heading from Railroad Mills towards 96 – turn right on Corduroy, right on Woolston, right on Railroads Mills and right on Park Road, then left on 96 and back to the parking lot.

For 13 miles – follow the 11.5 mile route until you get to Woolston/Railroad Mills. Turn left on Railroad Mills, and then at Probst turn left to continue on Railroad Mills. Turn left on Fishers Rd, left on Woolston, right on Corduroy, right on Park Rd., left on 96 and back to the parking lot.

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February 14, 2015 – Linear Park Run without Linear Park

February 14, 2015 – Linear Park Run without Linear Park

This week’s route will be the basic Linear Park run with modifications to avoid trails, as the snow pack is going to be too much. Head out the canal path towards Fairport, exit onto O’Connor, then turn left on Whitney. Now comes the modifications.  Turn right on Baird, then left on Rt. 441, followed by a left onto Five Mile Line Rd. Turn right on Baird, go under the RR trestle, and continue to Rt. 31F. Turn left on 31F, then right on Jefferson Avenue. Turn left on Ayrault, then get on the canal and return to the basin. Distance is 12.7 miles.

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For 14.3 miles – cross over 441 continuing on Baird. Then turn left on Whalen and a left on Five Mile Line. Reconnect with the main route.

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For 8.8 miles – From Whitney, turn left on Baird (instead of right). Turn left on 31F, then right on Jefferson Avenue. Turn left on Ayrault, then get on the canal and return to the basin.

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February 7, 2015 – Marsh Rd to Golf Rd

February 7, 2015 – Marsh to Golf

Turn right out of the parking lot, turn right on Marsh Rd.  Take Marsh to Golf – turn left on Golf, then left on Washington and left on East/N. Main St. Follow Main St. Turn left on Pittsford Mendon Rd, then left on Knickerbocker. Take Knickerbocker over to 96 – turn right, then right on East. Turn left on Thornell and return to the basin, and the parking lot. Distance is 11.6 miles.

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For 8.6 miles – when in Pittsford, get on the canal path and return to the basin.

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For 14.3 miles – from S. Main St in Pittsford, instead of turning on Pittsford Mendon Rd, go straight on Mendon Center Rd. Turn left on Barker, then left on Pittsford Mendon Rd.  Turn right on Knickerbocker Rd. Take Knickerbocker over to 96 – turn right, then right on East. Turn left on Thornell and return to the basin, and the parking lot.

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