Bears in Concord

Reading the headlines today and saw this: [screenshot]

Where was I on Saturday morning? School Street is right next to my street.

An excellent article by David Brooks at the Concord Monitor said that more sighting of bears in Concord has been the norm but no human interaction. Thank goodness. “Eventually the ursine family wandered off, presumably into the nearby woods behind Concord Hospital.” Just where I love to run. See post where I ran into most likely that same ursine family.

Merrimack River Outdoor Education & Conservation Area hike

Dogs Running by the Merrimack River

Thursday, May 24 Kendra and I took our dogs on the most beautiful hike at the Merrimack River Outdoor Education & Conservation Area on Portsmouth St in Concord. The mosquitos were awful but the hike was fantastic. We saw so many kids and dogs on our hike and no one (but me) seemed to be bothered by the bugs.

Merrimack River Outdoor Education & Conservation Area

It’s a flat, tree-filled hike and I highly recommend it.

Merrimack River Outdoor Education & Conservation Area

Daily Stats (May 24):
Hike: 1.5
Run: 0
Swim: 0
Bike: 16

So Green

Winant Trails May 23 2018

Photo: Yesterday’s trail run in Winant Park. No Photoshop needed. The trees and plants are so green and beautiful.

Daily Stats (May 23):
Hike: 0
Run: 7.5M
Swim: 0
Bike: 0