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Broad Street Run 2017

Sights and sounds inside the 2017 Broad Street Run

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Paris Marathon 2017

April 9, 2017, I ran the Schneider Electric Marathon de Paris with 57,000 of my closest friends. Full race report coming (probably after the semester ends), but for now, here’s a 10-minute video of my highlights. Video: Paris Marathon 2017 highlights

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New life for Philly Tri? (don’t bet your Zipps on it)

The Philadelphia Triathlon was one of the most exciting short-course races in the mid-Atlantic. The local race owners and directors were triathletes. They were in it because they wanted a solid triathlon on their home turf. They brought in a … Continue reading

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Octoberfest 13.1 Jawn

Gotta love Mega sized gingerbread finisher “medal” imported from Germany,  and age group award (5th,  M50-59) is a working hygrometer (hair, old school)  also imported from Germany. Oh, and post-race food included brats, potatoes, and sauerkraut. All this,  for … Continue reading

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UNSECURED: the ruse of marathon security

It’s been three years since the Boston Marathon bombing killed three spectators and injured 264 others. Since then, officials at major marathons have instituted stringent, new security measures. From bomb-sniffing dogs to metal detectors, runner-only zones, and clear plastic bags … Continue reading

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Broad Street Run 2016

I just rediscovered this quick time-lapse video of the rainy 2016 Broad Street Run. This view from inside the race is from my chest-mounted GoPro. Broad Street Run 2016

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Rev3 Pocono Mountains 70.3, race report

Race Report: Rev3 Pocono Mountains 70.3, August 7, 2016 Full Garmin 910xt data set. Rev3 has had a great reputation, almost as long as I’ve been doing triathlon. Because of that reputation and near unanimous praise by triathletes (who as … Continue reading

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