Pollard completes 50K ‘ultra-marathon’

Albert Pollard Jr. of Irvington has been training through the fall for the 50K Farmville Freight Train “Ultra-marathon” on the linear state park “High Bridge.” Although the race was canceled a few weeks before its scheduled start time, he decided to run the course on the scheduled race day, December 11, anyway.

With the enthusiastic support of Carolyn Quinn of White Stone, Pollard finished the 32-mile run along a converted rail bed in 5 hours, 24 minutes for an average…[to-view-more]