Tag Archives: Ramapo-Dunderberg Trail

“Meeting Up” For North Face Training

As much as I’ve always advocated trail running as a place to find inner peace and solitude, I would never go so far as to say that running with others and ‘peace and solitude’ are mutually exclusive.  In fact, one … Continue reading

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A Few Loose Middles and Ends (Day 31)

November 16, 2010 The weather today was not my friend as I arose and contemplated my run into the woods.   It was cold and rainy, and there’s nothing like a cold November rain to dispirit even the most spirited of … Continue reading

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Assault on West Mountain (Day 30)

November 12, 2010 One of the most fulfilling parts of running into the woods continues to be sharing the joy and spirit of it with others.  I’ve had the pleasure of doing that several times now across the span of … Continue reading

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Speed

  So this is what it feels like to run fast again…..   Wow. It had been so long since I’d run faster than an 8:00 mile that I’d almost forgotten what it was like.  For months I have been doing … Continue reading

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Calling the Red Cross (Day 29)

November 10, 2010 Before I ran into the woods today, I realized that I was starting to get a sense of completion being near at hand.  As I pored over the map that I have so diligently and laboriously kept … Continue reading

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Day On Dunderberg Mountain (Day 24)

October 22, 2010 The run into the woods today held a certain measure of intrigue for me.  The intrigue came in the form of a story I had read on the back of one of my trail maps about the … Continue reading

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A Day of Bits & Pieces (Day 19)

October 8, 2010 Garbage Day! That’s what the run into the woods today would be, at least in one sense. To be sure, no trail run on a gorgeous Fall day can ever truly be referred to as garbage, but … Continue reading

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