2016 Rutgers/Unite 13.1 Half marathon

2016 Rutgers/Unite 13.1 Half marathon
This is an abbreviated race report, After missing last years Rutgers 13.1 (due to a schedule conflict 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 temps in  the high 50’s at the race start. Christine would ...

10 reasons why triathlon is the coolest participation sport 1

10 reasons why triathlon is the coolest participation sport
Those of you who have come across this blog, no doubt notice that I’m a big fan of the sport of triathlon. In my opinion its just a fantastic participation sport, perhaps not the most exciting spectator sport, but definitely entertaining for  the participant. So below are my Top 10 reasons what I think makes this sport so ...

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 ...

2015 Clinton Skylands Triathlon race report

2015 Clinton Skylands Triathlon race report
Last September some friends and I  took part in the 29th annual 2015 Skylands Sprint Triathlon held at the Spruce Run Recreational Area in Clinton , NJ. I was back  here to try and redeem myself against my younger brother, who was also here. This has become our annual bragging rights triathlon rivalry, and after getting caught ...

2015 WestPoint Triathlon Report & Photos

2015 WestPoint Triathlon Report & Photos
This past weekend a bunch of friends and  I took part in the 2015 edition (26th Annual)  West Point sprint triathlon, along with 700+ other folks.  Its popular local triathlon held at Camp Buckner, in West Point NY , just a short distance from the Military Academy campus. The race itself is a  sprint triathlon, ...

2015 NYC Triathlon race report 2

2015 NYC Triathlon race report
This past weekend I participated in the 2015 NYC triathlon, an Olympic distance race that takes place in and around Manhattan. The race is your standard large city race with about 4000+ participants. Race packet pickup and mandatory bike racking begins Saturday in Midtown and then transition area near 72nd Street. Be sure to leave plenty ...

2015 Philly TriRock

2015 Philly TriRock
True to my word this year I did the Sprint and Olympic distances of  (11th Annual)  Philly TriRock triathlon.  Its very popular ( 1000’s of participants ) regional triathlon held in Fairmount Park in Philadelphia, PA. The race has two races, Saturday the shorter Sprint and Sunday the longer Olympic. Arriving Friday we met up with friends and ...