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 ...