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Fall Running at Mahlon Dickerson Reservation – Part 5 of 5 [PHOTOS]

Just a few more photos.

This time my son, Tim, joined me on the six mile loop through the woods. He could have run circles around me, an overweight guy with a gimpy ankle and 24 more years of age. But he was polite enough to not do so.

Please see Fall Running at Mahlon Dickerson Reservation – Part 1 of 5 [PHOTOS]
for a few words on Fall running at Mahlon.

Enjoy these photos from November 3, 2017.

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Is that an optical illusion or is my head really twice as large as his?
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A section of the trail was lined with these pretty pink leaves that were enjoyable to run through.
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Closing out these Fall running photos with the most beautiful and tranquil one of them all.

More on Mahlon Dickerson Reservation can be found here:

Fall Running at Mahlon Dickerson Reservation – Part 4 of 5 [PHOTOS]

Please see Fall Running at Mahlon Dickerson Reservation – Part 1 of 5 [PHOTOS]
for a few words on Fall running at Mahlon.

Enjoy these photos from October 28, 2017.

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I do not recommend eating a lot of Sicilian pizza for lunch before running.
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I DO recommend running if you have the kind of physique that shows you like eating a lot of Sicilian pizza… like I have.

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A lot of trees are bare now.

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More on Mahlon Dickerson Reservation can be found here:

Fall Running at Mahlon Dickerson Reservation – Part 3 of 5 [PHOTOS]

Please see Fall Running at Mahlon Dickerson Reservation – Part 1 of 5 [PHOTOS]
for a few words on Fall running at Mahlon.

Enjoy these photos from October 27, 2017. I did my usual 6 mile loop but ran it in the opposite direction for a change.

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Lots and lots of leaves on the trail

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More rocks that are not visible during the summer

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Shadows are getting long. Racing against the sunset again.

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The three mile mark

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I had hoped to get to this pond before the sun set…
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… But I was too late.

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Ducks

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I love this one.
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Don’t leave your garbage in the woods. It really doesn’t fit with the scenery. I carried this two miles out to a garbage can.

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I not sure if it’s me that smells so bad… or something else around here.

More on Mahlon Dickerson Reservation can be found here:

Fall Running at Mahlon Dickerson Reservation – Part 2 of 5 [PHOTOS]

Please see Fall Running at Mahlon Dickerson Reservation – Part 1 of 5 [PHOTOS]
for a few words on Fall running at Mahlon.

Enjoy these photos from October 19, 2017.

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Saffin Pond
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Lots of leaves on the rail trail section

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Since it’s hunting season…
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… I wear my bright orange arrow-resistant shirt.

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Still a lot of green on the trees

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A problem with the Fall is the shortening of daylight hours.

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As the foliage disappears, more rocks and other features of the landscape appear.

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Lake Hopatcong off in the distance
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The glove has been there for months. Now there is a pair of spectacles as well.
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Chasing the setting sun over the last mile of my run

More on Mahlon Dickerson Reservation can be found here: