Early morning in the Rocky River Reservation before daybreak (mile 6)
With ultrarunning friend Dave P in the early miles
The end of Mill Stream Run reservation near mile 20
The all purpose trail that connects the parks in known in Cleveland as the "Emerald Necklace"
Ridge Rd. aid station (mile 24)
In the rain on the Valley Parkway (mile 27)
Heading towards Brecksville on the Valley Parkway (mile 28)
Valley Parkway nearing Brecksville
The Cuyahoga River, from Station Road Bridge
My bike companion from miles 24-27
Station Rd. Bridge (mile 33) in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park
Alexander Road aid station (mile 37) with bike companion and race-director
The path continues in Bedford Reservation (mile 40)
48th mile nearing Harper Rd.
Nearing the end of the path in South Chagrin Reservation (mile 51)
Chagrin River Road
On Chargin River Road in the 52nd mile. I wasn't smiling a few miles later when the deluge arrived.
In the race with Co-race director Joe Jurczyk at the Polo Grounds (mile 53)
A second rain squall on the way
Mile 57 in the pouring rain. Thankfully Vince brought me a change of clothes and jacket.
At the finish with Vince and Dave
Of course, the sun shines brightly at the finish