German, Polish, Italian and Slovaks settled in the community, and numerous houses and shops dating to that era still exist. Because many residing in the district were Catholics who desired to attend religious services spoken in their native tongues, the neighborhood once boasted five Catholic parishes.
In the Catholic faith — and they are devout Catholics — it was Divine Mercy Sunday, paying homage to Saint Faustina, one of the most sacred figures of the church in their native land. Along with his prayers and devotions along the route, Krys said his mind was on Dutchess and the Millbrook race.
The in-person option is scheduled for May 23 at the store location. After each mile which must be completed in 20 minutes or fasterparticipants must eat one of the glazed doughnuts. The challenge must be completed on either day of the weekend Mayand it goes like this.
For more information on all versions of the race, go to runup. Krys was doing exactly that as his virtual marathon course traversed the most sacred part of Poland on that most sacred day. This trail is called the St. James Way. It follows the River San. The course is flat with few hills that for me in my current shape were On this day, Krys was probably quite happy to be running his religious route in his native country instead of his adopted home of eastern Dutchess County.
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Can you complete 12 miles and consume 12 doughnuts? Race director John Morris said the feedback was overwhelming positive and plans are already in place for Charity: Cancer didn't take off: How local runners are fighting illness insteps. He said he felt good the entire distance and even increased his pace over the final seven miles of the course.
With the six-hour time difference, he said all his friends running at Millbrook were still deep in slumber before tackling the hilly Barbara accompanied him along the course on her bicycle, from which she provided sports drinks and Gu. Aside from his wedding anniversary, the virtual marathon has a special, spiritual element for both Krys and Barbara.
And, this being and the pandemic continuing both here and abroad, his Paris Feel the Spring Marathon finish on Sunday was done virtually, in Poland.
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As part of the celebration of their long-ago blessed nuptials, Krys did what he does best and what he loves most: He ran a marathon. His virtual marathon date — Sunday, April 11 — coincided with the date of the inaugural Millbrook Marathon, organized by his friends at the Eastern Dutchess Road Runners Club.
Krys Wasielewski of Dover Plains is one of the most loyal readers of this column — even now, as he and his wife Barbara are in their native Poland, where they recently celebrated their 44th wedding anniversary.