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Race Report – 2018 Steelman Olympic

The Steelman Triathlon at Lake Nockamixon is one of my favorite triathlons. It is a local race, but is so well done it has that big-name race feel to it. Dale Winteroff has run the race for a number of years and does an outstanding job. I missed doing this race a number of years …

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Race Report: Steelman Olympic 2015-Finishing on a High Note

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This year hasn’t really been one of my favorites. It started off finding out that our dog Yuki had Lymphoma two days before we were supposed to leave for Sedona, AZ. We then had to cancel our trip only to find out that his cancer had spread throughout his spleen and liver. Fortunately, we were able to …

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IMLP Training Week 6-A Change of Seasons

My sixth training weeks went from one extreme to the other in terms of weather. The first part of the week consisted of all indoor workouts due to cold and very windy conditions. I can handle the bike trainer, but I really try to avoid the treadmill as much as possible. After failing to secure …

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Lake Placid Winter 2013-Day 5-6-The Big Chill

Wednesday and Thursday of the week brought about temperatures in the -20 to -30 F range. I had planned on taking a rest day on Wednesday anyway, but with 10-20MPH winds on Thursday, it wound up being back-to-back rest days. We attempted to do a snowshoe at the Flume Trails, but it was so brutally …

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It’s Mountain Biking Season!

[singlepic id=179 w=240 h=180 float=left]The tri bike is in for maintenance and re-fitting upgrades. The running shoes have moved to the back of the closet while I heal my IT Band. So now it is time to get out the old mountain bike which has not seen the light of day probably at least a …

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Long, Hot Run On The D&L Trail

On Sunday I decided to check out the D&L Rail Trail for my long run of the week. I am registered to do the marathon there this fall, so I thought it would be good to get acquainted with it. The race starts where the Nor-Bath trail ends(see map) so I decided to start there …

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Official Beer of PA Triathletes

History of the Lehigh Parkway

One of my favorite places to run in the Lehigh Valley of Pennsylvania is the Lehigh Parkway. It is a beautiful stretch land that follows the banks of the Little Lehigh Creek. It provides a great crushed stone path for running and walking as well as large fields for many other activities. It is a …

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Hills du Jour

Sitting here watching the Tour de France while Cadel Evans is flying up beyond category(HC for Hors Category) mountain climbs puts my evening ride into perspective. Nonetheless I thought my hill ride tonight was rather challenging with a 3rd and 4th category climb. This week has been chock full of some high intensity training and …

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Chilly but Gorgeous

When I left work tonight I was looking forward to a nice evening bike ride. The air was cool, but the sun was glaring and sky clear, so it should be too bad. There was a slight breeze, but it didn’t seem too bad. When I started out on my ride, it seemed a bit …

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