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 ...

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 ...

2016 Portugal Day 5k Ironbound

2016 Portugal Day 5k Ironbound
Today myself a bunch of other runners took part in the 2016 annual Portugal day 5k.  This race has special meaning to me, its in my old neighborhood of the Ironbound, and it was the first organized race I did back in my younger days ( it used to be a 2-mile and 10k back ...

2016 Lap-the-Lake Swim 2.4mi

2016 Lap-the-Lake Swim 2.4mi
This weekend  I took park in the 5th Annual Lap the Lake Swim in Wyckoff/Franklin Lakes held at the Indian Trails Country club. This is a  terrific venue and the site of the 2015  Wyckoff/Franklin Lakes Triathlon (usually the following weekend) .  The event has three distances 2.4mi (2-laps) , 1.2 and .5 mile (same exact swim ...