Rebekah Tonthat on Leading Trail Runs

How did you become a trail run leader and what has your experience been like? I started running with CHRC around December or November. I met a CHRC member at the Staten Island Half, and I thought it would be a good idea to check out runs with different groups. CHRC had one of the […]

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Royal Race Report: John Bedard on the Cherry Tree Relay

What was your race experience like? When I first heard about the race, I was pretty intimidated based upon the terrible weather experienced previously, especially since even Akil refused to run it and that guy runs thousands and thousands of miles! However, this year’s weather was great and I was excited not to have to […]

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Royal Race Report: Aine Chalmers on Run the Farm

What was your race experience like? Despite it being a cold fall day (real feel in the 30’s), the race was a very fun and muddy experience. The race is just big enough to feel competitive without being too crowded or intense. The trails are beautifully maintained and well-marked. The send off (a call/response consisting […]

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Final Travel Race Postcard from Summer

Joey Marra on the Bear Mountain North Face Endurance Challenge (last month you heard Kay’s take on this race – now it’s Joey’s turn) In May, Kay and Joey ran the North Face Endurance Half Marathon in Bear Mountain, NY. The morning was all light rain and fog, with too few bear sightings for some runners, and […]

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Meet a Royal: Kelly Vaughn

Meet a Royal: Kelly Vaughn Why do you run? I guess it’s the cheapest, quickest way to get exercise? And you don’t have to be THAT coordinated? What’s your favorite thing about running? I get a lot of thinking done when I’m running. I don’t run with music or podcasts, so I just kind of […]

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