Patch Sprint

Twelve miles in, at the foot of Poke-o-Moonshine, I still felt good. The finish of the Patch Sprint was on the summit. A mile and a quarter, with 1280 feet of elevation gain, meant 35 percent grade in places. Time to dig in. The trail up Poko, as it’s sometimes […]

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Run Against Traffic or Else!!

I envied her, getting her workout in during that magical hour around 7:30 AM.  Combined with the fall colors on the trees, the quality of sunlight is intoxicating in early morning at this time of year.  With her dog trotting beside her, she ran, blissing out to her portable music […]

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Before and After the Deluge

So we drove to Pennsylvania last week for a vacation with the extended family.  The rental house was on a bucolic lake surrounded by state gameland and farms.  With tree stumps mid-lake, reaching for the sky, and several low-lying islands, we concluded that Lake Henry was man-made.  This was a […]

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Hello world!

Welcome to Oxygen Fed Sport, the successor to xc Ski NJ!  Oxygen Fed Sport will cover MORE of what xc Ski NJ covered:  more cross country skiing, both ultra-local and beyond the edges of the known world.  Trail running, bicycling, getting outside and finding an adventure. If it has to […]

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