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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January 31, 2015 – Gillis

January 31, 2015 – Gillis

Head out 96 towards the mall.  Turn  left onto High St, then left onto Gillis.  Turn into Cobble Creek Development – take the first right – Cobble Creek Rd, then continue with the next right also Cobble Creek Rd.  Take a left on Egypt-Victor Rd, then a left on Valentown.  Turn right and head up Baker.  Turn left and head down Steele.  Cross over Turk and continue on Beauclaire – then turn right on Neuchatel, right on Vineyard Hill and then left on Garnsey.  A right on 96 will bring you back to the parking lot.  Distance is 12.1 miles

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For a shorter run – 8.9 miles – on High St turn left on Valentown then turn left on Baker and rejoin the main route.

For 14.1 miles – on Gillis go past Cobble Creek, cross over Egypt-Victor Rd.  Turn left on Blazey, then left on Richardson, and then left on Egypt-Victor Rd.  Turn right on Valentown and rejoin the main route.

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For 15.3 miles – stay on Gillis past Blazey and turn left onto Cline.  Turn left on Bortle, then left on Blazey and right on Richardson, and then left on Egypt-Victor Rd.  Turn right on Valentown and rejoin the main route.

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And here is an 18.3 mile route if you need it…

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January 24, 2015 – Oven Door Freezeroo

January 24, 2015 – Oven Door Freezeroo   This weekend is the Oven Door Freezeroo, hosted right here in Powder Mills Park.  In honor of that, we will run portions of the race route.  From the Park & Ride, turn left, then turn right on Park Rd.  Take Park Rd over to East St., and turn left.  East change names to Mile Square, then turn left onto Probst.  Take the left into Miles Cutting, and then turn right on Railroad Mills.  At the intersection with Probst, turn left to continue on Railroad Mills.  At the top of the hill, turn left on Fishers Rd.  Turn left on Woolston, right on Corduroy, right on Park Rd and then left on 96 and back to the parking lot.  Distance is 8.7 miles

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For a longer option, when you get to the top of Railroad Mills, turn right on  Fishers Rd and finish the rest of the standard Fishers Run.  Total Distance is 12.6 miles

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(If there is not too much new snow, then when you get to the Railroad Mills/Probst intersection, you can take the Auburn Trail over to Main St. Fishers – distance is 12.2 without one major hill)

January 17, 2015 – Out to Calkins!

January 17, 2015 – Calkins Rd 

Head out to the canal – take the canal towards Pittsford.  Take the old train bed trail over to Mitchell – turn left and cross over the canal to Rt. 96. Turn left on 96, then right on Crestview.  At the second intersection with Hilltop – turn left, then left on S. Main St.  Continue straight on Pittsford Mendon Center Rd.  At a four way intersection continue going straight on Calkins Rd.  Turn left on Clover, then left on Willard.  Turn right on Mendon Rd., then left on Barker.  Turn right on W. Bloomfield, then left on Thornell.  Follow Thornell all the way back to the basin, then 96 back to the parking lot.  Distance is 11.6 miles.

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Short cut – at the intersection with Calkins, turn left to continue on Mendon Center Rd.  Turn left on Barker and continue as above.  Distance is 9.5 miles

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Longer option – on Calkins – continue heading west until you get to Pittsford Henrietta Townline Rd – turn left.  Then turn left on Lehigh Station Rd.  Turn left on Clover, then right on Willard and continue back following the 11.6 mile route.  Distance is 13.7 miles.

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Other longer options-

For 15.8 miles – stay on Calkins to a left on Pinnacle and left on Lehigh Station Rd.

For 17.8 miles – stay on Calkins to a left on E. Henrietta Rd and a left on Lehigh Station.

For 20.4 miles – stay on Calkins to a left on Middle Rd and a left on Lehigh Station.

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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January 3, 2015

January 3, 2015 – Perinton Bike Hike Way

Head out the canal towards Fairport. Go past Turk Hill and take the pedestrian bridge over the canal onto the Perinton Bike Hike Way.

For the 10 mile option – turn right on Ayrault, then left on Kreag Rd. turn left on 96 and return to the parking lot

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For the 11.4 mile option – from the Perinton Bike Hike Way, turn right on Hogan, then turn right on Rt. 31, and then left on Turk Hill. Turn right on Garnsey, then right on 96 and return to the basin.

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For 13.2 miles – from the Perinton Bike Hike Way, turn right on Hogan, then turn left on Rt. 31. Turn right on Thayer, then turn right when you get to Bluhm to continue on Thayer. Turn right on Steele, cross over Turk Hill and go up Beauclaire. Turn right on Neuchatel, right on Vineyard Hill, then left on Garnsey. Turn right on 96 and return to the parking lot.

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Trail option – on 31 before you get to Thayer – pick up the Crescent Trail. Follow Orange – it will take you over to Turk Hill. Then rejoin the road route over to Beauclaire.

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December 27, 2014 – Knickerbocker Hill Run

December 27, 2014 – 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.

December 24, 2014 – Holiday Run

December 24, 2014 – Christmas Eve Morning Run

Join us for a pre-Holiday run this Wednesday.  Meet at the Park and Ride at 7:00 am. Turn left out of the parking lot. Turn right on Park Rd. Turn left on East St. East St will change names to Mile Square – continue on Mile Square. Turn left on Probst, then left on Railroad Mills. Return to the parking lot thru Powder Mills Park, by turning right on Woolston, left on Corduroy, then right on Park Rd.  Turn left on 96 and back to the parking lot. Distance is 7.8 miles.

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The Basin Bean Coffee shop will be open on Wednesday for normal hours, so stop in for a cup of good cheer after the run!