2014 Lincoln Park Triathlon Sprint Relay

2014 Lincoln Park Triathlon Sprint Relay
Today we returned to Lincoln Park for the 4th annual triathlon and tried to improve upon our second place finish in the 2013 team relay. It would be same team as last year, Two and a half men (us)  vs. our rival team  The flying dutchman. Race morning had nice dry weather, and it was clear and ...

2014 Sunset Classic 5mi

2014 Sunset Classic 5mi
Today a few friends and myself took part in the 26th edition of the Bloomfield Sunset Classic 5 miler. The race is held in my neighboring town in the early evening on a weeknight typically in the humid and hot weather of a  NJ summer. This year proved very hot and humid.. true to form.. ...

2014 Philly TriRock Triathlon 1

2014 Philly TriRock Triathlon
Today I took part in the 2014 edition (10th 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. Day 1: Sprint The Sunday Race features a deep pro-field and is ...

2014 Wyckoff/Franklin Lakes Triathlon Race Report 2

2014 Wyckoff/Franklin Lakes Triathlon Race Report
Today I took part in the 2014 edition (32st Annual)  Wyckoff/Franklin Lakes  triathlon.  Its very popular ( usually over a 1000+ participants ) local triathlon held in the Franklin Lakes/Wyckoff area. The race itself is a somewhere between a sprint and   Olympic distance race. Its a  800m swim, 17 mile bike and 5 mile run. Weather ...

Portugal Day 5k

Portugal Day 5k
Today myself and a group of friends took part in the 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 then), ...

Lap the Lake 1.2-mile Swim

Lap the Lake 1.2-mile Swim
Today I took park in the 3rd 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 2014  Wyckoff/Franklin Lakes Triathlon (which is Next Weekend!) . Today would only be an open water swim . The event came in 3 flavors ...

Photos: 2014 Mayor’s Trophy 5k Run Rahway 2

Photos: 2014 Mayor's Trophy 5k Run Rahway
Today a some friends of mine took part in the 2014 Mayor’s Trophy 5k Run Rahway held at Rahway City hall  Congrats to all the winners and finishers!  It was a fun event, and below are a few select photos from the event . See all the ALL the race photos here to my Google+ Albums ...

Nav-e-Sink or Swim 2014

Nav-e-Sink or Swim 2014
Today, I took part in the 9th annual Nave-sink -or- swim, it’s a an open water swim race and festival held in Rumson, NJ at the Navesink cove at Victory Park. Again this year , like  the  last few years the weather was perfect, and the water was calm and myself plus around 500 swimmers, got ...

Jerseyman Triathlon Sprint : race report 1

Jerseyman Triathlon Sprint : race report
Today I took part in the annual JerseyMan Sprint triathlon held at the Spruce Run Park in Clinton, NJ . This was my triathlon of the 2014 season and my first on this course. It was a sprint distance event although the the bike portion was extended because of some road work so it wound up ...