2017 Rutgers Unite 13.1 half

2017 Rutgers Unite 13.1 half
This year Rutgers 13.1 fell on the same day as the Cherry Blossom 10k , so Christine and I decided to do Rutgers 13.1 (last year we sided with Cherry Blossom 10k) , Christine and I once again were back to take on the Rutgers/Unite 13.1 half marathon. Weather was perfect clear blue skies and ...

new hobby drone photography – drones and aerial photography (aka Quad copters)

new hobby drone photography - drones and aerial photography (aka Quad copters)
So I have had my eye on getting a drones (formally known as a quad copter) or UAV in FAA parlance ) for a while. I had started seeing the DJI Phantom series of drones pop-up here and there and had always been curious and intrigued by the flying camera. But I could never rationalize ...

2016 Nations Triathlon – Washington DC

2016 Nations Triathlon - Washington DC
This year I took advantage of TriRock’s discounted 2 Olympic triathlon early registration special rate   and this was my second TriRock race (its part of TriRock series but without the the name TriRock.. go figure ) . The race is Washington DC’s main triathlon. The race now has both Sprint and Olympic distances in the same ...

2016 NJ State / CGI Olympic Triathlon

2016 NJ State / CGI Olympic Triathlon
Last weekend I too part in the  NJ State triathlon, its part of a two day triathlon festival put on by the folks at CGI held at Mercer County Park, just south of Princeton. CGI , who also do the Rutgers half marathon among st other events. Always very well supported and professionally organized, they ...

2016 Philadelphia TriRock – Olympic Distance

2016 Philadelphia TriRock - Olympic Distance
A few weeks back I took part in the 11th annual Philly TriRock Olympic triathlon. This year the weather was perfect, no massive downpour like last year, and the swim was going to happen..  This year’s race seemed to have fewer folks and the pro field didn’t have any big names I recognized (no disrespect to ...

2016 Wyckoff Triathlon

2016 Wyckoff Triathlon
This weekend I took part in the 2016 edition (34rd Annual)  Wyckoff/Franklin Lakes  triathlon.  This race is somewhere between a sprint and   Olympic distance race. Its a  800m swim, 17 mile bike and 5 mile run. Weather conditions were perfect , clear blue sky in the low to mid 70’s , virtually no humidity or wind. This years event ...

2015 Ashenfelter 8k

2015 Ashenfelter 8k
Belated happy thanksgiving to all. Ran the annual local turkey trot 8k (Thanksgiving morning) , this well known and extremely popular (3000+ runners) Ashenfelter 8k in Glen Ridge ,NJ is a fantastic race, and a nice one to close out my running season.. Weather was perfect today, and had a blast during the race. Check out the ...