Race photos are available here:
2018 photos: https://leathermansloop.smugmug.com/OtherEvents/2018/John-Jay-5k-Trail-Race divided into albums by photographer.
During the clearing of the trails and the construction of the bridges, we have documented it via photos and video. Many of these photos can be found here and a small selection can be found below the video link.
If you want to see a community of trail volunteers in action, click on the video below showing trail planning, clearing, staging, and bridge building:
Site of Bridge #2 before spans and second pier installed
Volunteers Dan and Brendan Welsh work on the railing supports for bridge #2
Temporary construction bridge at the site of bridge #2
Mike Surdej, Rob Cummings, and Steve Warshauer at bridge #1
John Jay High School Cross Country Varsity Boys team members cross the newly completed bridge on the John Jay Community Trail. Left to right: Brendan Carroll, Will Kennedy, Mills Reed, Ed Soriano, Zach Kells
Members of the John Jay Track & Field team hauling one of the four 800 lb beams over bridge #1 to the site of bridge #2
Members of the John Jay Track & Field team hauling one of the four 800 lb beams down the trail to bridge #1 to the site of bridge #2
Volunteer and Bridge designer Mike Surdej drives the gator over the bridge the first time.
Some of the first runners over bridge #1.
Pre-season 2017 workouts
Girls Varsity Team in September 2017 meet in Wilton, CT.