2016 Nations Triathlon – Washington DC

2016 Nations Triathlon - Washington DC
This year I took advantage of TriRock’s discounted 2 Olympic triathlon early registration special rate   and this was my second TriRock race (its part of TriRock series but without the the name TriRock.. go figure ) . The race is Washington DC’s main triathlon. The race now has both Sprint and Olympic distances in the same ...

2016 NJ State / CGI Olympic Triathlon

2016 NJ State / CGI Olympic Triathlon
Last weekend I too part in the  NJ State triathlon, its part of a two day triathlon festival put on by the folks at CGI held at Mercer County Park, just south of Princeton. CGI , who also do the Rutgers half marathon among st other events. Always very well supported and professionally organized, they ...

2016 Philadelphia TriRock – Olympic Distance

2016 Philadelphia TriRock - Olympic Distance
A few weeks back I took part in the 11th annual Philly TriRock Olympic triathlon. This year the weather was perfect, no massive downpour like last year, and the swim was going to happen..  This year’s race seemed to have fewer folks and the pro field didn’t have any big names I recognized (no disrespect to ...

2016 Wyckoff Triathlon

2016 Wyckoff Triathlon
This weekend I took part in the 2016 edition (34rd Annual)  Wyckoff/Franklin Lakes  triathlon.  This race is somewhere between a sprint and   Olympic distance race. Its a  800m swim, 17 mile bike and 5 mile run. Weather conditions were perfect , clear blue sky in the low to mid 70’s , virtually no humidity or wind. This years event ...

10 reasons why triathlon is the coolest participation sport 1

10 reasons why triathlon is the coolest participation sport
Those of you who have come across this blog, no doubt notice that I’m a big fan of the sport of triathlon. In my opinion its just a fantastic participation sport, perhaps not the most exciting spectator sport, but definitely entertaining for  the participant. So below are my Top 10 reasons what I think makes this sport so ...

2015 Clinton Skylands Triathlon race report

2015 Clinton Skylands Triathlon race report
Last September some friends and I  took part in the 29th annual 2015 Skylands Sprint Triathlon held at the Spruce Run Recreational Area in Clinton , NJ. I was back  here to try and redeem myself against my younger brother, who was also here. This has become our annual bragging rights triathlon rivalry, and after getting caught ...

2015 WestPoint Triathlon Report & Photos

2015 WestPoint Triathlon Report & Photos
This past weekend a bunch of friends and  I took part in the 2015 edition (26th Annual)  West Point sprint triathlon, along with 700+ other folks.  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 triathlon, ...