July 2009

NYC Triathlon Race Report

Posted by on July 28, 2009 in Training

Check out the “About” link for info on this site. ————————- Scroll down to the bottom of this post to see the photos. I’ve had better days.  It wasn’t a disaster, well… at least most of it wasn’t, but the humidity once again served to be my major downfall.  I got creamed in the run, […]

NYC Triathlon – Spectator Tips

Posted by on July 23, 2009 in Training

A little recap for those who don’t know the history… The NYC Triathlon is on Sunday, July 26, 2009.  This will be my 6th time participating in this event, and it will mark my 66th triathlon event in nine years.  Last year, when I put together a calendar of events for 2009, I targeted this […]

Montauk Lighthouse Sprint Triathlon

Posted by on July 20, 2009 in Training

Talk about another great day!  No, I didn’t come anywhere close to the podium either with my results, but yesterday was a big day for a lot of reasons.  Let’s dig into it: – Trying to be frugal, I decided to avoid peak hotel rate season and left NYC at 3:30 a.m. to drive out.  […]

Ouch, my stupid neck

Posted by on July 17, 2009 in Training

I don’t really know how it happened, but I woke up last week with one of worst sore necks in recent memory.  Actually, it’s not clear to me if it happened because of sleeping with my head/neck at a near-right angle to the body or if I pulled something while doing pull-ups.  I bought this […]

Philadelphia and Montauk Lighthouse Triathlons

Posted by on July 13, 2009 in Training

Been a while since I’ve posted, mostly because of a busy summer, but I’ll cover some quick elements from the Philadelphia Olympic Distance Triathlon and the upcoming Montauk Lighthouse Sprint Triathlon. Philly: – I had expectations of doing better than in previous years, but I didn’t expect to do as well as I did.  This […]