The Old Croton Aqueduct Trail (My Adventure, part 4: ‘Westchester Takeover’)

Croton Reservoir at Croton Gorge Park, Cortlandt, NY. This is the fourth installment of my story of getting to know and running the Old Croton Aqueduct Trail, Westchester County's portion specifically. Before I begin, how about a brief recap of where I have been? In part 1 I got to know the trail in Van … Continue reading The Old Croton Aqueduct Trail (My Adventure, part 4: ‘Westchester Takeover’)

The Old Croton Aqueduct Trail (My Adventure, part 3)

OCA Trail sign, Ossining Part 2 was about my lengthy 20-mile run from Hastings-on-Hudson to Archville and back, where I encountered a warning sign about a mother Doe that chases people, some wild Turkeys frolicking around the Lyndhurst Estate, and a lot more detours. Follow me as I continue North on the next portion of … Continue reading The Old Croton Aqueduct Trail (My Adventure, part 3)

The Old Croton Aqueduct Trail (My Adventure, part 2)

OCA Trail sign, Hastings-on-Hudson. In part 1, I left off with finally figuring out how to exit NYC into Yonkers on the Old Croton Aqueduct Trail, following it through Yonkers and just into Hastings-on-Hudson. Let's continue on my journey to the New Croton Dam. June 2020: It was now June, technically late-Spring but feeling a … Continue reading The Old Croton Aqueduct Trail (My Adventure, part 2)

2019 Philadelphia Marathon Race Report part 2 (finally)

Crossing the finish line. 2019 Philadelphia Marathon Shoes: Altra Escalante 2GPS: Fitbit Surge watch The Philadelphia Marathon race course starts and ends on the Ben Franklin Parkway by the Art Museum.  It takes you through Center City, down into South Philly along the Delaware River and back through Center City into West Philly/University City, up … Continue reading 2019 Philadelphia Marathon Race Report part 2 (finally)