Post by Peter Bakwin on Nov 12, 2009 21:42:36 GMT -5
Paul Melzer, 3d12h40m, October 11-14, 2008.
The Mason Dixon Trail connects the Appalachian Trail with the Brandywine Trail. This 193 mile long trail starts at Whiskey Springs, on the Appalachian Trail, in Cumberland County, PA and heads east towards the Susquehanna River, passing through Pinchot State Park en route. The trail then follows the west bank of the Susquehanna south to Havre de Grace in Maryland Across the river, the M-DT continues east, passes through Elk Neck State Forest, then on to Iron Hill Park in Delaware, north along the Christina River and White Clay Creek to the White Clay Creek Preserve. The trail then heads northeast to its eastern terminus at Chadds Ford, PA on the banks of the Brandywine River. -- from Mason-Dixon Trail System
51-year-old Paul Melzer of Chesapeake City, MD, ran the 193-mile MDT in 3d12h40m on October 11-14, 2008. Melzer started at Whiskey Springs and took breaks at Wrightsville (65 miles), Havre de Grace (130 miles), and Elkton (150 miles).
Here is a link to Melzer's blog about the trip. And another link to his photos.