2015 Wyckoff Triathlon

2015 Wyckoff Triathlon
This is an abbreviated  race report . a few weekends back I took part in the 2015 edition (33rd 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 was nice overcast and mid to high 60’s . SWIM (800 meters) Swim ...

2015 Lap-the-Lake swim

2015 Lap-the-Lake swim
Today I took park in the 4th 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 course ...

2015 Newport 10k

2015 Newport 10k
This past weekend some of  my friends and I took part in the annual 2015 edition of the   Newport 10k . Newport, NJ is a busy commercial and residential neighborhood near Jersey city,  located across the Hudson River from lower  Manhattan, NY. The weather was perfect , sunny and mid 50’s and the course was flat. ...

2015 Cherry Blossom 10k

2015 Cherry Blossom 10k
Finally we have had some nice weather, and this last Sunday myself and a group of friends once again met at Branch Brook park for the 39th  edition of the Essex County Cherry Blossom 10K, my local hometown race. This year I choose to do this race instead of Rutgers half marathon which was held on this ...

Love Run Half Marathon 13.1

Love Run Half Marathon 13.1
This year, because my usual spring half had a conflict with Cherry blossom 10k I decided to do the earlier Love Run half marathon in Philadelphia. Love Run half Philadelphia The half-marathon course, is very similar to the Rock-n-Roll Half marathon in Philadelphia, it starts off at the foot of the Art Museum and then ...

Lifetime fitness Indoor triathlon

Lifetime fitness Indoor triathlon
Lifetime Fitness (aka Lifetime Athletic) health clubs sponsor an indoor triathlon series held at their beautiful facilities typically in January. This year myself and a few friends  decided to give it a try at their location in Florham Park. Keep in mind the main purpose of these events is to have fun and to introduce some new ...

2014 New York City Marathon photos….

2014 New York City Marathon photos....
This year we decided to go watch parts of the NYC marathon live, so we headed into the city around 9:00 to catch glimpse of  the elite runners around miles 16~18 and at about ~ 24.9 (inside Central Park). Police presence in and around the finish was pretty extensive and it was difficult getting across ...