Archive for November, 2007

Weight, Weight, Don’t Tell Me

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Idiot
OK – now that the season is over and everyone has had a chance to rest a little bit, it’s almost time to hit the weight room.  While endurance running, cycling
and triathlon are primarily aerobic activities, even ultra endurance athletes
can benefit from improved muscular strength.  While many coaches ...

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He’s Bringing Sexy Bike

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Sexy_bikeUntil moments ago, I was pretty sure that the anorexic on a hunger strike would be the most ridiculous thing I'd hear this week.  Then I read about 51-year-old Robert Stewart from Scotland who has been put on probation for 3 years for having sex with his bicycle.  In case you're wondering what the charges are if you're caught ...

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If a Protester Falls in the Woods…

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Irony
While I usually limit the contents of this blog to the swim-bike-run realm, this one is too good to pass up.  According to the New York Post, 19-year old Aretha Choi collapsed after a four day hunger strike to protest Columbia University’s expansion into Harlem.  At first glance, this seems like the sad consequence of a woman who ...

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Season Ending Hardware

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Tire_hardwareSeveral City Coach athletes braved the cold this morning and raced the Prospect Park DuathlonLauri Young and Sarah Wenk were 2nd in the 45-59 and 50-54 year age groups, respectively.   Tom Buffolano and Drew Koncz were each 4th in their age groups, and Johanna Bjorken made her return, teaming with Jack Rabbit’s Terry Moore to win the relay ...

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Niketown Speaker Series – Nutrition

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Nutrition_2 Please join us Thursday November 15 at 8pm at the November edition of the Niketown Speaker Series, with guest speaker Sharon Richter.

Sharon will address topics including: how to eat
healthy during the holidays, ergogenic aids, supplements, and protein
requirements for athletes.  Coach Cane will be the moderator, and as usual, there will be raffles and refreshments. Please join us ...

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Face For Radio

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Face
We were recently interviewed for a series of running related videos.  Here’s the first

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Mardi Gras Marathon 2008

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you’re inspired to run a marathon and don’t want to wait until next
Fall, why not join us in New Orleans next February for the Mardi Gras Marathon
or Half Marathon?  The race is fast, the town is fun, and the post-race
party is a blast.  We’ll create a custom training program for
you, organize selected group runs, help you ...

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NYC Marathon 2007

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Looks like a tremendous day for our athletes and friends at the NYC Marathon.  Here are some early highlights:

  • Worku Beyi 2:25:56
  • Thom Little 2:32:46
  • Brad Weiss 2:51:56
  • Terence Gerchberg 2:57:56
  • Andrew Motola 3:30:40
  • Nyles Garrison 3:33:45
  • Jeannine Bardo 3:45:27
  • Federico Infantino 4:06:30
  • Rob Meislin 4:28:11

plus lots of happy Nike RunNYC and Jack Rabbit athletes.  Congratulations everyone. 

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