Bridges of the East River

A rendezvous with the Prospect Park Track Club led me on a dramatic course of river crossings-5 times over the East River. We had afull crew to start, ending with 7 of us. My total distance was over 16, but the last 1.5 miles was the best. The Queensboro Bridge at my mile 14 was … Continue reading

Return to Pegleg’s Birthplace Loop

On a perfect summer afternoon like this, I sought an exploratory run like the days of yore. After running the South Brooklyn waterfront, I found myself at the site of Pegleg’s birth-Lutheran Medical Center. Orange

Cemetery-Park-Garden Intervals

The middle of the week, hump day, had me running up and over the Brooklyn Moraine. I ran this as 1.5 mile tempo intervals with half mile recoveries. With the temperatures like they were, I wore myself out. A good way to work on a Wednesday.

Ocean Parkway to Difara’s and Brooklyn College Loop Progression

An easy recovery run that turned into something else, once loose, I picked up the pace and made it a progression. I felt good running even after my longest run ever. The splits reflect it.

Brooklyn Bridge Battery Long Run

I left my house at 6:30 to meet the running group at Grand Army Plaza passing the Rastafarian camp on the way. A small group headed for the Brooklyn Bridge, made our way around the Battery and back to Brooklyn. I traced the waterfront aiming for 2.5 hours. It ended up being a bit longer … Continue reading

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