Category Archives: Recreation

Sun shines on Mother’s Day Race

By Bryanna Allen  |  Correspondent. Ben Girard crossed the finish line roughly 18 minutes after starting the race, looking bewildered by the fact that he was the first one done….

How to Walk the Walk: A few pointers on good walking (yes, it’s a bit more complicated than it looks!)

RUTLAND STRIDES AND RIDES  |  By Kimberly Griffin Though most of us learned to walk during our first year of life, many of us still haven’t mastered it. Before you…

Run for mothers: Strollers, scenery and a good cause return to Rutland

CIRCLES OF COMMUNITY  |  By Joanna Tebbs Young When Ron Boucher was training for and participating in marathons — including Boston — he noticed something: Mothers wanting to run with…

Mount Tabor’s hidden gem

By ERIN MANSFIELD  |  Correspondent. MOUNT TABOR — It’s possibly the deepest pond along the Long Trail, and it’s often overshadowed by its neighbor White Rocks. But according to anyone…

Hikers urged to let trails dry out

Staff Report. The Green Mountain Club is urging hikers to stay off muddy and high-elevation trails. The trails need time to dry out, according to club officials. Soil, especially at…

Balance in Pine Hill Park: Thawing out and ready for summer

COVER STORY  |   By JOHN SHRMEK Tucked away just over a mile from the heart of Rutland City is Pine Hill Park, the perfect tranquil destination for those looking to…

Thriving on a trail of confidence Clinics, and a new Rutland-Proctor trail kick off in May

By TOM HALEY  |  Correspondent. Those taking the five classes in the Women’s Mountain Bike Clinic from Shelley Lutz will learn how to climb, descend, balance and brake. More importantly,…

Event springs a leak, but still: ‘A blast’

By JOSHUA BASSETT   |  Correspondent. KILLINGTON — Even though Killington Ski Resort’s annual pond-skimming event ended a little sooner than usual Saturday, it still was billed a success. A big…

Fair Weather Ahead: Membership told: ‘There will be a fair’

COVER STORY  | By GORDON DRITSCHILO The Rutland County Agricultural Society is $120,000 in debt and about to get its third president in two months, but the organization’s leadership said…

Vt’s Wolff sees the insider’s Olympics

By ANNA GREARSON  |  Correspondent.   Editor’s note: Times Argus Sports Editor Anna Grearson spoke with Sports Illustrated senior writer Alexander Wolff, who lives in Cornwall and recently covered his ninth…