Entries from October 2017

169 Towns #60: Weston

October 29th, 2017 · No Comments

This was not the greatest day for a race, but I’ve been pretty lucky over the year, so I didn’t mind. It was a rainy day, and I misjudged when and where the 5K would start, not realizing the half marathon would start a good five minutes before our race. We all stood around waiting […]

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Tags: New Haven · Running

169 Towns #59: Portland

October 14th, 2017 · No Comments

It didn’t turn out to have too much of a zombie element to it, but I really enjoyed the setting of this race, which ran in part along the old Portland Brownstone Quarries, a National Historic Landmark. The course passed the quarries and then meandered through a few neighborhoods before ending up back at the […]

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169 Towns #58: Seymour

October 7th, 2017 · No Comments

While my dad ended up injuring himself before the race, meaning we didn’t have three generations of runners represented, I was happy to have the chance to run with Grace again, in her second 5K. She did great, though the course was tougher than the previous race we ran together, and the hills took their […]

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Tags: New Haven · Running