Philadelphia Rock & Roll Half Marathon 2013

Philadelphia Rock & Roll Half Marathon 2013
Today a bunch of friends of mine plus about 18,000 other participants took part in the 2013 Rock and Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon. This is a popular race in the Rock and Roll Running series, held in a very scenic course through downtown Philadelphia. Race Morning Race morning weather was perfect about 60 clear skies ...

Nations Triathlon 2013 Race report

Nations Triathlon 2013  Race report
Today I took part  in the 2013 edition (8th Annual) Nations Triathlon (http://nationstri.com), in Washington D.C.. This is a very popular and large olympic distance triathlon. The race itself is a  olympic distance triathlon, Its a  1500m swim, 25 mile bike and 10k run. This was my first time at this event, and also my ...

TriRock Asbury Park 2013 triathlon Photos and Report 1

TriRock Asbury Park 2013 triathlon Photos and Report
Today a few friends and myself took part in the inaugural  2013 TriRock Asbury Park sprint triathlon. Held at the Asbury Park NJ (Jersey Shore). This  sprint triathlon that features a short and calm 500m ocean swim, followed by a flat  10-mile bike loop , and finishes  a 5k run on the boardwalk . This ...

2013 West Point Triathlon Photos & Report

2013 West Point Triathlon Photos & Report
Today I took part  in the 2013 edition (24th Annual)  West Point sprint triathlon.  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 triathon, Its a  800m swim, 14mile bike and 5k run. Photos It was ...

Statue of Liberty 1.2km Swim 3

Statue of Liberty 1.2km Swim
Today I took part in NYC Swim , circumnavigation of  Liberty Island, where the iconic statue of liberty resides.  Located in New York harbor, where the Hudson River spills  into the  Raritan Bay, this busy waterway is full of ferries, sailboats, and all sort of activity. The swim scheduled for late afternoon provided an idea ...

Jersey Girl Triathlon 2013 Photos 3

Jersey Girl Triathlon 2013 Photos
Today  friends of mine took part in the 2013 Jersey Girl sprint triathlon/duathlon  held in Long Branch NJ Congrats to all the winners and finishers!  It was a fun event, and below are a few select photos from the event .

Balloon Festival

Balloon Festival
For a change of pace we decided to head over to the PNC /Quick Check hot air balloon festival held annually at Solberg Airport in Readington, NJ. The festival features close to 100 hot air balloons , as well as hot air character balloons (similar to those you’ll find in big parades). You have to ...

Benefits of quitting…

Benefits of quitting...
So this week I came across an interesting Freakonomics podcast , which was actually just a re-broadcast that previously aired. The podcast was titled The Upside of Quitting  the podcast goes on to explore from an economic angle the pro’s and cons of quitting, and challenges the old adage, Quitters never win, and winners never quit.. It ...

Photos/ Report Randolph Lake sprint Triathlon 2013

Photos/ Report Randolph Lake sprint Triathlon  2013
Today a few friends and myself took part in the 2013 Randolph Lake  sprint triathlon. Held at the Randolph Lake  NJ. This  sprint triathlon that features a short and calm 880yd clockwise  lake swim, followed by a rolling  16-mile loop bike course and a mostly trail 5k run. We signed up very late for this ...