September 12, 2015 – Golf Rd and Wynds Woods
Take the canal towards Pittsford. Take the old train bed to the right just past the flood control gates. Cross over Mitchell and then cross over Rt 31. Continue on the trail through the senior citizen complex. This trail will bring you back to Marsh Rd. Turn left on Marsh, then turn left on Golf Rd. At the tee with Washington, turn right. Turn left on Cranswick. Turn right on Landsdown, then immediately on the left there is a trail – Wynds Woods Trail. Taking right turn options, run until you get to the St. John Fishers Golf Course. Turn around, and continue taking right turn options – this brings you back slightly differently than you went out. Back at Landsdowne, turn right. Take a left on East Ave/Rt 96. At Schoen Place pick up the canal and return to where you started. Distance is 12.4 miles.
If you skip the Wynds Woods Trail, your distance is 11.2 miles.
For 15.6 miles – follow the main route until you are on East Ave. Turn right on French Rd and follow this across Rt. 31 and over to the old Erie Canal trail. Turn left on the trail, and then turn left on the Barge Canal Trail. Take the canal all the way back to the basin.
For 10.1 miles – follow the main route until you get to Washington. Turn left on Washington, then left on East, then left onto the canal and return to the basin.
For 8 miles, stay on the canal until you get to the second time the canal goes under Rt. 31. Turn around and head back to the basin.