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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Race Report & Photos: 2013 Lincoln Park Sprint triathlon

Race Report & Photos: 2013 Lincoln Park Sprint triathlon
Today a few friends and myself took part in the 2013 Lincoln Park sprint triathlon. Held at the Lincoln Park community lake, a local sprint triathlon that features a short and calm “500yd” lake swim, followed by a fast and flat 10-mile loop bike course and a 5k run. This year we would be doing ...

2013 Sunset Classic 5 mi. Run

2013 Sunset Classic 5 mi. Run
Today a bunch of friends of mine plus about 600 other participants took part in the 25th edition of the Bloomfield Sunset Classic 5 miler. What makes this race unique is that its held in the early evening on a weeknight typically in the humid and hot weather of a  NJ summer. Its a very ...

Race Report: 2013 Wyckoff triathlon

Race Report: 2013 Wyckoff triathlon
Took part today in the 2013 edition (31st Annual)  Wyckoff triathlon.  Its very popular ( usually has over 900 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, 17mile bike and 5 mile run. Pre-race Getting up about ...

Race Report: 2013 Ironman 70.3 Eagleman triathlon 1

Race Report: 2013 Ironman 70.3 Eagleman triathlon
This is my second attempt at the 70.3 distance, having done the  2012 Amica 70.3 Ironman in Providence, Rhode Island.   I choose this 70.3 because after last year’s tough Providence Rhode Island course, I felt this flatter and hopefully faster course will suit me better.  Good thing I did because they actually discontinued the  70.3 ...

Race Report & Photos : Nav-e-Sink or swim 2013 2

Race Report & Photos : Nav-e-Sink or swim 2013
Today, I took part in the 8th annual Nave-sink -or- swim, it’s a an open water swim race and festival held in Rumson, NJ at the navesink inlet at Victory Park. Again this year , like last year the weather was perfect, and the water was calm and myself plus around 400 swimmers, got ready ...

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 ...
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