Sage Canady in the White Mountains of New Hampshire

I recently came across a video of Sage Canaday running the Presidential Traverse in the White Mountains of New Hampshire (on Far North Endurance). He was up here for the Mt. Washington Road Race, where he finished third. If you’re not familiar with the Mt. Washington Road Race, it’s pretty intense – 7.6 miles and […]

Sherpa John and The Run Across New Hampshire

I posted a story a few weeks ago about a NH ultrarunner, Sherpa John (check out his blog here), who was planning to run his second annual Run Across New Hampshire from the westernmost point of the state at the VT border near Brattleboro to the easternmost point in Odiorne State Park in Rye (on […]

Manchester City Marathon: Course Map and Elevation Profile

Yes, I’m a bit crazy, and I’ll be running another marathon on November 1 (only 3 weeks removed from my finishing of the 2009 ING Hartford Marathon).  Next up is the Manchester City Marathon in Manchester, NH.  This is something of a home-town race for me since I work in Manchester and run on the […]

Climbing Mt. Monadnock with the Kids

My wife and I love to camp, and until we had kids, we were avid hikers. We once spent six weeks driving across the country from campsite to campsite, and were able to visit 15+ national parks. We lived in the Great Smoky Mountains for a summer, working on field crews doing animal surveys (salamanders […]

Going Live: Website for NH Runners is On-Line

As part of my foray into the on-line world, I’ve been working on a website dedicated to providing information of interest to runners in the state of New Hampshire. While it is still very much a work in progress, the Run-NH website is now on-line and accessible at I decided to go live with […]

Spring Fever in New Hampshire

I and many others who live in New Hampshire have a love-hate relationship with winter. The first snowfalls are always exciting and pretty, the heavy snows of December-February make for great skiing and snowshoeing, and our state relies heavily on winter sports as a source of revenue. However, by March, most of us up here […]