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, ...

2015 NYC Triathlon race report 2

2015 NYC Triathlon race report
This past weekend I participated in the 2015 NYC triathlon, an Olympic distance race that takes place in and around Manhattan. The race is your standard large city race with about 4000+ participants. Race packet pickup and mandatory bike racking begins Saturday in Midtown and then transition area near 72nd Street. Be sure to leave plenty ...

2015 Philly TriRock

2015 Philly TriRock
True to my word this year I did the Sprint and Olympic distances of  (11th Annual)  Philly TriRock triathlon.  Its very popular ( 1000’s of participants ) regional triathlon held in Fairmount Park in Philadelphia, PA. The race has two races, Saturday the shorter Sprint and Sunday the longer Olympic. Arriving Friday we met up with friends and ...

2015 Wyckoff Triathlon

2015 Wyckoff Triathlon
This is an abbreviated  race report . a few weekends back I took part in the 2015 edition (33rd 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 was nice overcast and mid to high 60’s . SWIM (800 meters) Swim ...

Lifetime fitness Indoor triathlon

Lifetime fitness Indoor triathlon
Lifetime Fitness (aka Lifetime Athletic) health clubs sponsor an indoor triathlon series held at their beautiful facilities typically in January. This year myself and a few friends  decided to give it a try at their location in Florham Park. Keep in mind the main purpose of these events is to have fun and to introduce some new ...

Skylands Sprint Triathlon 2014

Skylands Sprint Triathlon 2014
Today a group of friends and myself took part in the 28th annual Skylands Sprint Triathlon held at the Spruce Run Park in Clinton , NJ. This was my first attempt at this race, this year’s event had two race(s0 an Olympic and sprint distance triathlons, as well a aquavelo and duoathlon, something for everyone..  This would ...