Archive for September, 2013

Hamptons Marathon, Half & 5k Results

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Hamptons Marathon, Half & 5k Results

The City Coach ladies headed east today, and all came home with impressive hardware from the Hamptons.

In the Hamptons Marathon, Deanna Culbreath was the first overall female, in a time of 3:09:00.

Former overall winner Bridget McKenna was 7th overall and 1st in her age group (and our hearts) in the half marathon, clocking 1:32:23.

Lastly, Isang Smith was the winner of the 5k, in a course record 19:09.

Throw in strong races by future, former and friends of City Coach including ...

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5th Avenue Mile Race Results

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5th Avenue Mile Race Results

Congratulations to the following veteran City Coach athletes on their performance at Sunday’s 5th Avenue Mile:

  • Jeffrey Dweck 5:10
  • Isang Smith 5:21
  • Evan Epstein 6:04
  • Michele Levy 8:37

As impressive as those results are, our most exciting performance of the day came from 9-year old Caroline Wiese. The 5th Avenue Mile was Caroline’s first race, and under NSQ’s tutelage, she finished in a speedy 7:42!

caroline

Nicely done team.

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Chesapeake Skipjack Triathlon Race Results

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Chesapeake Skipjack Triathlon Race Results

Congratulations to Jessica Purcell on finishing 6th overall and 3rd in her AG at Saturday’s ChesapeakeMan Skipjack Tri, which featured a 1.2 mile swim., 65 mile ride and 10 mile run. Keep up the good work Ms. Purcell.

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Huntington Triathlon Race Report (a/k/a Ho Hum, Another Win for Falcaro)

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Huntington Triathlon Race Report (a/k/a Ho Hum, Another Win for Falcaro)

Yesterday was Nicole Falcaro’s second triathlon. Yesterday was Nicole Falcaro’s second triathlon victory.

For those of you requiring more details, here you go. Ms. Falcaro raced the Huntington Triathlon. Nicole exited T2 with a three minute deficit, but thanks to a 20:01 split for the 3.3 mile run (that’s 6:03 per mile for those of you keeping score at home), she finished with a three minute cushion and the fastest run split of the day (including the boys).

While Ms. Falcaro ...

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Stock Answers

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Stock Answers

Having been at this coaching thing for a while, I often hear the same questions and comments over and over. As such, I find myself typing the same response multiple times. I’ve decided that instead of wearing out my keyboard, in the future I will simply use a few stock answers, and will send them to the appropriate parties.

Here’s response #1:

Dear Crossfit/Barefoot Runner/Paleo Guy/New Runner/New Coach:

Henceforth, if you choose to condescend to me and begin your sentence with “what you ...

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Iron Girl Race Report

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Iron Girl Race Report

Major congratulations to Nicole Falcaro, who not only made her City Coach debut, but also won her triathlon debut at the Iron Girl Tri in Sandy Hook this weekend. Ms. Falcaro overcame starting in the last wave of a crowded course to secure the victory. Personally, if I had won my first triathlon, I’d have pulled a George Costanza and gone out on a high note, retiring undefeated. Thankfully, Nicole is not the type to shy away from competition, ...

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Finger Lakes Triathlon

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The husband and wife team of Steven Zebrak and Jessica Purcell made the trip to the scenic Finger Lakes Triathlon this weekend. Jess finished 3rd in the competitive 30-34 AG in a time of 2:44:42, with Z close behind in 2:45:15.

Congratulations Z’s.

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