Entries from July 2017

169 Towns #50: Killingworth

July 23rd, 2017 · No Comments

This was a nice course, a big squarish loop around the town, with maybe 150 runners participating. It was a four miler, so I naturally lost a bit in the final mile and came in just barely over 30 minutes. It was a warm day (I am looking pretty beat in this photo) but Killingworth […]

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Tags: New Haven · Running

169 Towns #49: Westport

July 15th, 2017 · No Comments

I’m whittling down the list of towns within a half hour or so where I haven’t yet run a race. I know it’s going to make finishing out the map tougher later on, but it’s hard to resist knocking them off now, when I need a quick race to do and not take all day […]

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Tags: New Haven · Running

169 Towns #48: Bethel

July 4th, 2017 · No Comments

Some town races are more memorable than others, and this one, the 52nd annual Firecracker 8K in Bethel on the Fourth of July, was one that will stick in my mind. First of all, it started right downtown, with no giant high school or empty field parking lot; as far as I can tell, people […]

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Tags: New Haven · Running