By Sara Germano. The Wall Street Journal.
Fifty miles—it's the distance John F. Kennedy believed Americans should be fit enough to cover on foot, an idea he popularized 50 years ago. On Saturday in Ulster County, some 220 people are expected to attempt that feat in a new race, launched to support the Mohonk Preserve.
The Rock the Ridge 50 Mile Challenge is the brainchild of Ken Posner and Norman Goluskin, distance-running veterans who hope this race will stand out for welcoming people of all fitness abilities. See the full article online or view as a PDF.