2016 West Point Sprint Triathlon Report

2016 West Point Sprint Triathlon  Report
This past weekend a bunch of friends and  I took part in the 2016 edition (26th Annual)  West Point sprint triathlon.  This popular local triathlon held at Camp Buckner, in West Point NY , just a short distance from the US Military Academy campus. The race itself is a  sprint triathlon, Its a  800m swim, ...

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 ...

2015 Ashenfelter 8k

2015 Ashenfelter 8k
Belated happy thanksgiving to all. Ran the annual local turkey trot 8k (Thanksgiving morning) , this well known and extremely popular (3000+ runners) Ashenfelter 8k in Glen Ridge ,NJ is a fantastic race, and a nice one to close out my running season.. Weather was perfect today, and had a blast during the race. Check out the ...

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 Lap-the-Lake swim

2015 Lap-the-Lake swim
Today I took park in the 4th 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 2015  Wyckoff/Franklin Lakes Triathlon (usually the following weekend) .  The event has three distances 2.4mi (2-laps) , 1.2 and .5 mile (same exact swim course ...

Cool Airbus formation flying promo

Cool Airbus formation flying promo
So those of you who are into aviation may know that Airbus just  released (just recently  12/19/2014) its new Airbus A350-XWB, a competitor to Boeing’s 787. As part of this they are pulling out all the stops with their promo video shot a few months back. The promo video shows 5 new Airbus A350-WXB flying in formation ...

2014 New York City Marathon photos….

2014 New York City Marathon photos....
This year we decided to go watch parts of the NYC marathon live, so we headed into the city around 9:00 to catch glimpse of  the elite runners around miles 16~18 and at about ~ 24.9 (inside Central Park). Police presence in and around the finish was pretty extensive and it was difficult getting across ...