I began writing this column seven or eight years ago, after emailing Bart Bachman asking why The Conway Daily Sun didn’t have a running column.
The White Mountain Milers 35th annual Christmas Party took place last Sunday with a wonderful run, feast and Yankee Swap. Hosted by Cathy and Steve Dowling there were over 30 attendees and as usual, the dinner and desserts were amazing. The Yankee Swap did not disappoint with Spam, lava lamp…
The 11th annual Purity Spring Resort 5K race preceded turkey dinner on Thanksgiving morning. The 5K trail race took place on rolling terrain over the beautiful, scenic nordic trails at King Pine Ski Area, Purity Spring Resort in East Madison. This year, 143 runners and walkers used the 5K as…
The White Mountain Milers annual Turkey Raffle Relay 5K was a great success last Sunday. We had eight teams of three for the relay and a few more people who came for lunch and laughter.
Make sure to get over to Steve and Cathy Dowling’s tomorrow, Sunday, Nov. 17, at 9 a.m. to sign in for the White Mountain Milers annual Turkey Raffle Relay 5K. Sign-in is at 9 a.m., and teams of three are chosen randomly from a hat and the race starts at 10 a.m. Despite the name, everyone ru…
Last Saturday (Nov. 2), I headed over to Bridgton, Maine, for the Moose Pond Half Marathon starting at Shawnee Peak Ski Area. It was a perfect blue-bird day, cool and the wind had stopped from the previous day. There was a tree half down on the course and many runners and volunteers reported…
You know winter is coming when the White Mountain Milers Breakfast Runs start. Sunday, Nov. 3, 9 a.m. is the first of the breakfast runs held at the Dowling residence on Wallis Way off Crown Ridge Road.
Sorry, I missed a few columns but I was hiking in Tuscany, Italy, and it was just amazing. Usually, when I travel, I look for races in the area, but since we were hiking about 100 miles and my hiking/life partner thought I should stick to our plan, I didn’t check this time.
The days are getting shorter and colder, but don’t put away your running shoes just yet. There are still a few good races left in the season before people start trading in their running shoes for snowshoes and skis.
This weekend starts what should be a new tradition on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 5 and 6, the Bubba’s Backyard Ultra. “Anyone willing to toe the line” is invited to run the 3.5-mile course and the winner will be “the last man standing.” Go to runthewhites.com for full story and info.
On the agenda this weekend; Saturday is the 100-Acre Challenge 5K at Believe in Books in Intervale. Go to believeinbooks.com for more information. Also, Saturday, the second annual Be the One Trail Running Festival runs in Littleton. For more information, runreg.com.
The White Mountain Miler Half Marathon, Half-of-the-Half, Half Marathon Relay and 5K, is set to run today, Sept. 21. There is still time to sign up for any of the race distances this morning, but if you’re not running, please consider volunteering for this townwide event. Or come out and che…
This just in from Kristen McDermott of Fryeburg who is in Italy to support her husband Dave’s run at the Tors de Geants.
Last Saturday, we took a trek over to Waterville Valley to run the Black Bear Half Marathon. A challenging course took us over roads, Nordic ski trails, single and double track, and bike trails, and made for a fun event.
Take the kids to Story Land on Monday, Sept. 2 for the annual Labor Day Believe in Books Literacy Foundation Fun Run. The race starts at 9 a.m. and some of the Story Land characters will be there.
The Freedom Old Home Week 5K race took place on Aug. 10 with 27 walkers and 51 runners finishing the course.