Wednesday mornings are my favorite mornings. Spent a sunny 6:15 am doing ladder drills, strength exercises and some running with Syracuse’s chapter of the November Project. Normally I get to spend Wednesdays running hills up to the reservoir, but today I got to do run-to-sprint intervals around the football field at Thornden Park. Speed work … Read moreTraining with the November Project
Celebrating the start of spring with one last hike in the snow. I spent this past weekend with a full day of hiking in the High Peaks Region of the Adirondack Mountains. What a treasure New York State has to offer! The trails were covered in snow from the previous night’s snow storm, but it … Read morePutting the Mountain in Mountain Goat!
Runners & beer lovers, grab your jogging shorts and join us downtown on Saturday afternoon for a Runner’s Bar Event! Have you ever wanted to meet fellow Mountain Goat Runners over a beer rather than when you’re running up Colvin? Well you’re in luck! On Saturday April 27th from 2:00 – 6:00pm we will be … Read more*New in 2019* The Mountain Goat Pub Walk
The sun was shining down for this year’s Tipp Hill Shamrock Run. 2019 marks the 14th year of this run and the 4th time that I have had the pleasure of participating. Running the course through historic Tipperary Hill neighborhood is a bit of a challenge, but the miles sure fly by with the … Read moreRockin’ the Shamrock Run
Another great reason to run the Mountain Goat – the music!! We have awesome local musicians at every mile along the course. Check out the links below for the local talent that will be lining this year’s course! Mile 1- Mountain & Valley’s- Bill Mcconnell Mile 2- Joe Precourt Terry Boisey Mile 3- Donna Colton … Read moreMusic of the Goat
I have been giving my running shoes a little break and putting some extra hours in at the gym. It does feel good to mix up my running routine with a spin on the bike, the rowing machine, or even the occasional go on the elliptical. Cross training is a great way to challenge different … Read moreCross Training!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xz-Y7G2iJy8 The Mountain Goat Story As a part of an early morning fitness class at the downtown YMCA a small group of people added a jog around a few of Syracuse’s city blocks. As their fitness improved, distance was added along with four city parks covering all the highest points in Syracuse. The two highest … Read moreMountain Goat History
SAVE the DATE- On April 7th 2019 we will be running the SuperGoat and NannyGoat!! 8am meet up at The MOST For SuperGoat Status you will need to run to all 4 parks: MOST -> Woodland Reservoir -> MOST -> Lincoln Park -> MOST -> Burnet Park -> MOST -> Thorden Park -> MOST! Click HERE for an interactive approximate map … Read moreLike the Mountain Goat? Then you’ll LOVE the SuperGoat Run!
2/4/19 What a difference just a few days makes in the weather. Going from a windy 0° on Thursday to a glorious 50° this morning. It is not everyday that I get to run in short sleeves at the beginning of February. I am extraordinarily grateful to be able to wake up and run and … Read moreA Taste of Spring
4° and running! I could not resist running up to Lincoln Park on such a clear morning. Don’t worry! The hill warmed me up just fine. I remember the days when I would go outside running only if the temperature was at a minimum of 20°. With a couple extra layers and some decent footwear, … Read moreRunning and Training (for the Goat!)