Race Photos 2013 NJ Half Marathon 1

Race Photos 2013 NJ Half Marathon
Today a few friends of mine took part in the NJ Half Marathon in Long Branch and surrounding towns Congrats to all the winners and finishers!  It was a fun event, and below are a few select photos from the event … Here’s a youtube video:

the Equilateral triathlon: giving swimmers more equality… 4

the Equilateral triathlon: giving swimmers more equality...
For those of us who do multi-sport events, notably triathlons, it might have occurred to you that why do the triathlon distances seem to have shorter legs (time wise) for swimming relative to the other two sports? This is an interesting topic and the idea of having more uniform triathlon distance , known as the ...

Review: Pivothead Durango video sunglasses 6

Review: Pivothead Durango video sunglasses
I recently purchased a pair of Pivothead Durango video sunglasses which replaced my recently broken Inventio-HD 720P  . I had to return the Inventio-HD 720P because of an apparent hardware issue, I was not longer able to record or save/update to the memory drive on the device, tried everything but  something went awry. Pivothead Reviews and ...

Race Report: 2013 Rutgers/Unite 13.1 half marathon 1

Race Report: 2013 Rutgers/Unite 13.1 half marathon
Once again we headed to New Brunswick for my second Rutgers Unite Half marathon. Waking up early we decided to head down to the start in New Brunswick . Because of all the drama that happened in Boston just last week, there was a more pronounced security presence and a bit of more somber mood before the ...

Cherry Blossoms Photo walk 2

Cherry Blossoms Photo walk
Today we took advantage of the nice weather and during the peak of the Cherry Blossoms we did a little photo walking. Branch Brook Park is renowned for ts Cherry Blossom trees, and while they bloomed a little later than usual this year, we are lucky enough to live a mile from the park and ...

Race Photos: B. Schwartz Memorial (Garden State Plaza) 5K /1 mile Run 1

Race Photos: B. Schwartz Memorial (Garden State Plaza) 5K /1 mile Run
Today a few friends of mine took part in the Benjamin Schwartz Memorial 5K /1 mile Run at Garden State Plaza, held at the Garden State Plaza mall.  Congrats to all the winners and finishers!  It was a fun event, and below are a few select photos from the event … I have uploaded all the ...

Nutrition and Longevity: a “fast” way to a long life.

Nutrition and Longevity: a
I ran across an interesting documentary on PBS recently Eat, Fast and Live Longer with Michael Mosley (watch is soon, free on-line video until 5/10).  In a nutshell  British journalist Michael Mosley goes about speaking with established researchers at US universities about the benefits of caloric restricted diets and how they can improve overall health and longevity. ...

Palindrome algorithms: What’s fastest reverse vs. compare. 1

Palindrome algorithms: What's fastest reverse vs. compare.
Today during a meeting a simple coding question came up as to how to write a palindrome function.  A palindrome is a word, phrase, number, or other sequence of symbols or elements, whose meaning may be interpreted the same way in either forward or reverse direction.[1]  Examples: mom , level, radar, tenet … There are quite a few programmatic solutions ...

Race report 2013: Cherry Blossom 10K (Branch Brook Park)

Race report 2013: Cherry Blossom 10K (Branch Brook Park)
The Cherry Blossom 10K in Newark’s Branch brook park, is a popular 10k race held in mid-April (typically during the height of the cherry blossom bloom) and sponsored by the Essex county parks system ,part of the race proceeds go towards the  Special Olympics and its a well organized and attended local race. This is my personal favorite running ...