Dates for the annual Bites of the Bluff, three low key training excursions on the Bluff 50k course, have been set. Complete all three and you will experience the entire route.
Bite 1, The Prologue – August 13, 2017. Meet at Guilford Lakes School Maupus Rd, Guilford at 8 am. The route is an out and back of approximately 8 miles. It’s dog friendly, but known to bite ankles.
Bite 2, Divine Intervention – September 3, 2017. Meet across from the Guilford Monastery, Race Hill Rd, Guilford at 8 am. This is also out and back and about 12 miles. This route isn’t dog friendly, please don’t bring fido. The going can be wet but it is very runnable (most of the way).
Bite 3 – Poetry In Motion – October 1, 2017. Meet at the Rockland Preserve trail head in Renee’s Way, Madison at 8 am. A magnificent loop course up and over Bluff Head and a couple of other gnarly bits. Allegedly estimated to be 15 miles but dog friendly.
The pace on each run will vary and there should be enough people to form pace groups to accommodate everyone. We haven’t lost anyone ………………………yet! These runs are a great way to sample the route if you aren’t familiar with it and meet up with local runners. Participation is free and open to anyone registered for this year’s race, not registered but interested in taking part or those who are curious to know what happens on the trails.
If you have questions, please forward them via the Contact Form at www.mrbimble.com.