Category Archives: Road

Routes that feature primarily roads as the running surface

September 5, 2015 – Cobblestone Creek

September 5, 2015 – Cobblestone Creek

Take a left out of the parking lot on 96. Turn right on Fishers Rd, then bear left onto Benson. Stay on Benson to the end – turn right on 96. Turn left on Rowley, then left on Willowbrook. Turn left on High St., then right on Eleanor. Turn right on Gillis, then a left into Cobblestone Creek. Take a couple of right turns to get onto Cobble Creek Rd. Follow this over to Victor-Egypt Rd and turn left. Turn left on Valentown, then right on Baker. Turn left on Steele – then cross over Turk onto Beauclaire. Right on Neuchatel, right on Vineyard hill, left on Garnsey and a right on 96 returns you to the parking lot. Distance is 13.4 miles.

 http://www.gmap-pedometer.com?r=6701890  (13.4 miles)

For 9.4 miles – on High St go past Eleanor and stay on High St. Turn right on 96 and return to the parking lot.

 http://www.gmap-pedometer.com?r=6701894 (9.4 miles)

For 12.1 miles – stay on High St past Eleanor. Turn right on Valentown, then a left on Baker and rejoin the main route

 http://www.gmap-pedometer.com?r=6701890 (12.1 miles)

For 15.4 miles – on Gillis – go past Cobblestone Creek. Cross over Egypt-Victor Rd. Turn left on Blazey, then left on Richardson. Turn left on Egypt-Victor Rd, then right on Valentown, rejoining the main route.

 http://www.gmap-pedometer.com?r=6701886 (15.4 miles)

August 29, 2015 – Mendon Ponds Park

August 29, 2015 – 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 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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August 22, 2015 – Up Bluhm!

August 22, 2015 – Up Bluhm!

Head out the canal path towards Fairport. Exit the canal onto Ayrault Rd – head east.  Turn right onto the Perinton Bike Hike Way. At 31 turn left and then bear right to continue on the Bike Hike Way. Take it over to Lollypop Farms. Turn right on Victor Rd, then turn right on Bluhm and head up! Bluhm ends and go straight to continue on Thayer. (Do not turn right on Thayer). Turn right on Steele, cross over Turk and continue on Beauclaire. Turn right on Neuchatel, then right on Vineyard Hill. Turn left on Garnsey. A right on 96 returns you to the parking lot. Distance is 12.6 miles.

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For 10.6 miles – follow the standard route – when the Perinton Bike Hike Way gets to Hogan, turn right, then left on 31. Turn right on Thayer and head up. Turn right at the intersection with Bluhm to continue on Thayer, rejoining the main route.

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For 16.2 miles – follow the standard route, and when you get back to 96, turn left. Then turn right on Park Rd. Turn right on East, then right on Thornell. Take a right on 96 and return to the parking lot.

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August 15, 2015 – Mile Square

August 15, 2015 – Mile Square

Turn left from the parking lot onto 96. Turn right on Park Rd, then left on East. East will change names to Mile Square.

For 8 miles – turn left on Probst, left onto the Auburn trail (parallels Railroad Mills). Turn right on Woolston, left on Corduroy, right on Park Rd. Left on 96 and return to the parking lot.

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For 11.2 miles – start with the 8 mile route. Stay on Mile Square past Probst. Turn left on Main St. Fishers. Turn left on the Auburn Trail. Turn right on Woolston, left on Corduroy, right on Park Rd. Left on 96 and return to the parking lot.

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For 13.4 miles – start with the 11.2 mile route. From Mile Square, turn right on Cole, left on Mendon Rd, then left on Smith. Turn right on Mile Square and rejoin the 11.2 mile route.

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For 15.9 miles – start with the 13.4 mile route. Stay on Mile Square past Main St. Fishers. Turn left onto the Lehigh Trail. Follow the Lehigh Trail to the connection with the Auburn Trail – turn left onto the Auburn Trail and rejoin the 13.4 mile route.

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August 8, 2015 – Indian Hill Section of the Crescent Trail

August 8, 2016 – Indian Hill Section of the Crescent Trail

From the Park and Ride – turn left on 96, then left on Garnsey,  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 – and take the white trail on the right over to Doc Lilac’s Lilac Farm. The trail comes up to a farm lane – turn right, then after you pass a set of beehives, the white trail goes into the woods and up to the Lilacs. Head out  to Turk Hill to Garnsey and back to the basin.  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

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.  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 1, 2015 – Knickerbocker Hill

August 1, 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.

July 25, 2015 – Linear Park Run

July 25, 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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July 11, 2015 – Woodcliff and more

July 11, 2015 – Woodcliff and more

From the parking lot, turn left and head up 96. Turn left on Woodcliff. Turn right on Moseley, then left on Neuchatel. Turn left on Beauclaire, then cross over Turk Hill and head up Steele. Turn left on Thayer, then continue straight on Bluhm. Turn left on Loud, then left on Rt. 31. Take a left on Turk Hill, then a right on Garnsey. A right on 96 will return you to the parking lot. Distance is 12.1 miles.

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For a shorter run – on Beauclaire, turn left on Turk Hill, then left on Garnsey. Distance is 7.5 miles.

For a longer run- when you get back to 96 off of Garnsey, turn left on 96, right on Park Rd, right on East, right on Thornell and right on 96.  Distance is 15.6 miles

 

 

July 4, 2015 – Fishers Run

July 4, 2015 – Fishers 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 left on Log Cabin. 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 12.6 miles – start with Fishers Run -– at Main St. Fishers, turn left, then right on Wangum Rd.  Turn right on 251, then right on Old Dutch.  Turn right on Main St Fishers, then left on Log Cabin, right on Lower Fishers, left on Benson, right on Fishers Rd, and return thru Powder Mill Park and to the parking lot on 96.

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For 15 miles – start with the Fishers Run – at Main St. Fishers, turn left, then right on Wangum Rd.  Turn right on 251, then left on Strong.  Turn left on Dryer, then left on Willis Hill.  Turn left on 251 and right on Wangum.  Turn right on Main St Fishers, then left on Log Cabin, right on Lower Fishers, left on Benson, right on Fishers Rd, and return thru Powder Mill Park and to the parking lot on 96.

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For 18.6 miles – start with the Fishers Run – at Main St. Fishers, turn left, then right on Wangum Rd.  Turn right on 251, then left on Strong.  Turn left on Dryer, then left on School St.  Turn left onto the Auburn Trail, and follow the Auburn Trail back to Powder Mills Park.  Take Railroad Mills to Park Rd, turn left, then take a right on East St.  Turn right on Thornell, right on 96 and return to the parking lot.

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June 20, 2015 – Mostly Moseley

June 20, 2015 – Mostly Moseley      

Did someone say “Assault on the Eastern Hills?”

Head out the canal towards Fairport. Turn left onto O’Connor, then turn right on Whitney. Turn right on 250. Follow this all the way to 96. Turn right on 96 and return to the basin. Distance is 12.1 miles.

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For 10.7 miles – on Moseley – turn right on Garnsey, then right on 96.

For 13.7 miles – on Rt. 96 just before getting back to the Park&Ride – turn left on Fishers Rd., right on Woolston, right on Corduroy, right on Park Rd, left on 96.

For 15.6 miles – on Rt. 96 just before getting back to the Park&Ride – turn left on Fishers Rd., right on Woolston, right on Railroad Mills, right on Park Rd. left on 96.