Another Mountain Goat is in the books. What a year it has been. This was my fifth year in a row running this race and I cannot imagine that running these hilly ten miles will ever get old. The Mountain Goat Run is the quintessential Syracuse challenge. Runners are united by the urge to conquer … Read moreWhy I Love the ‘Goat!
Check out this awesome blog post from Fleet Feet about the man who helped shaped the Mountain Goat into the race we love today! Thanks Ed!
This is a special blog post from Maegan Krifchin – a 4 time female winner of the Mountain goat! ‘I wish I could join you all today for this run, but I am thinking of you and am there in spirit! The work is done! It’s basically race week, so this run and this weeks … Read moreAdvice from a Mountain Goat Pro Runner!
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