I didn’t plan on posting another one of these so soon, but I found myself on Paine Avenue in New Rochelle (pronounced “ner-rah-shell” (one word) and not “new roe-shell”), which is my prime hill course but which I haven’t run up in ages, so figured I’d post this short thing. (Thomas Paine Cottage, although the actual cottage may be out of sight to the left of the white building.) This is just a few blocks from the Iona College campus and one block from the paralleling Broadview, start of the Paine to Pain half-marathon trail race, which will be on October 4 this year. I was still trying to catch my breath. The hill is steep but not so steep that you have to alter your stride by moving to the forefoot:


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