Author Archives: Doug Landau

If You Bike Ride Year Round, You Will Love the VASA Ride !

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The 2012 Vasa Ride? will be Sunday, March 4th at the gorgeous Swedish Embassy Building right on the Potomac River in Georgetown. The Washington Area Bicyclist Association (“WABA”) web site says: Break out your ski goggles for the region’s first large organized bike ride of the season! The Annual Vasa Ride is WABA’s bicycle-themed tribute

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Bicycles Recalled due to Fall Risk from Cracked Fork

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While no injuries have been reported, because the fork can break on certain models of Giant Bicycles please check your bike. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Giant Bicycle, Inc., announced a voluntary recall of the 2012 Model Year Giant Defy Advanced and Avail Advanced Bicycles. Consumers should stop using recalled products

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Double Down for Downs Syndrome

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Ever one for unique racing opportunities and supporting worthwhile charities, Melissa and Doug Landau will be participating in the “Double Down” races this weekend. The Landaus will once again toe the line for a wonderful cause and “exercise their legal rights” ! Known as one of the best running lawyers in Virginia, the Triathlon Trial

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Swim AND Run at the Herndon Virginia Community Center

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A warm venue in the dead of winter is always something to perspire for if you are a multisport athlete. The Herndon Aquathon is coming back to the Community Center on February 25th, a Saturday, in memory of our dear friend and neighbor, Jack Corkey. In last week’s post, the details were spelled out for

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Webb's Accident at GMU Patriot Games; World-Class Athlete Crashes in Final Turn in Fairfax Virginia Meet

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In today’s indoor track meet at George Mason University (“GMU”) several outstanding post-collegiate athletes competed at the college’s Fairfax Virginia field house. The “Patriot Games” showcased talent from over a dozen Mid-Atlantic universities. In the women’s 800, Northern Virginia masters champion and Washington Running Report columnist Alisa Harvey ran a brilliant race and in the

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Herndon Aquathon returns to the Community Center

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Dear Friends, Team mates, Training partners & Poseurs: So that you can race in warm conditions in a unique event that was contested in the 1990s, we are bringing back the Herndon Community Center Aquathon in memory of our dear friend Jack Corkey of Great Harvest Bread. You can even shower, hot tub, sauna, work

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Transitions Triathlon Store right on the W&OD Trail in Leesburg

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Doug Landau and his family visited Transition Triathlon Store and came away with Newton running shoes, gifts and replacement parts that are hard to find in retail stores in Northern Virginia. Transition Triathlon, Loudoun’s new triathlon store in Leesburg is just a few yards from the W&OD trail. In addition to being convenient (how many

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