“I Don’t Even Drive That Far” Trail Running on the Finger Lakes Trail by Eric Eagan FINGER LAKES TRAIL CONFERENCE·MONDAY, APRIL 2, 2018 “I don’t even drive that far” is a joke heard all too often by folks in the running community, but it might be something that is becoming true along the Finger Lakes… Read More I Don’t Even Drive That Far
So you think you can crew? The runner does all of the work. Right? All you need to do is be there for the race and once in a while act like you are interested. Right? Wrong! A solid crew can make or break an ultra race. They can push a runner through dark spots… Read More Do You Even Crew, Bro?
Ultra Running Magazine 10/29/2015 By Eric Eagan There sat 17-year-old David Hedges, smack in the lead pack at the Twisted Branch Trail Run, a 100k race on the Bristol Hills Branch of the Finger Lakes Trail in NY. As he ran, surrounded by veterans of the sport, past winners of ultras and consistent hometown favorites… Read More Don’t Hedge Your Bets
Copyright 2014 Ron Heerkens Jr, please leave watermark on and use with permission. 1st Aide: The importance of that little tent in the woods UltraRunningMagazine 06/11/2015 By Eric Eagan At 6 a.m. the gun went off for runners at the Cayuga Trails 50 Mile Trail race. The athletes had been gathering for about an hour, relaxing,… Read More 1st Aide: The importance of that little tent in the woods
Trail Runner Magazine,March 25, 2014 Ithaca’s Cayuga Trails 50 will host 2014 USATF 50-Mile National Championship Start of the 2013 Cayuga Trails 50. Photo by Steve Gallow Within the first few miles of the Cayuga Trails 50 Miler, runners know exactly what they are in for. When race director Ian Golden blows his traditional Norwegian ram’s… Read More Cayuga Trails 50 Is “Gorges”
1ST Published in Trail Runner Magazine October 8th – How to initiate grassroots development of a trail network in your hometown A volunteer trail-work party. Photo by Adam Reitz. You hop on Facebook and see posts from your running pals in other towns out hitting the trails—photos of stunning singletrack and endless miles of forest… Read More Building a trail town from scratch
As mentioned previously, we want runners to be able to take a look at the finances of a race and understand where that money comes from, where it goes and what folks can expect moving forward. We do this because as runners we always wondered what went in to a race, then as Race Directors… Read More Many On The Genny – Transparency Post