Author Archives: Doug Landau

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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Best Barefoot Running Barrister ?

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In the Fall issue of SPOKES magazine Herndon injury lawyer Doug Landau was called the “Bicycling Barrister” because of his heavy schedule of cases (representing cyclists injured in crashes) and races. As he trains barefoot, when weather and surface conditions permit, lawyer Landau jumps at the chance to race without running shoes. Notable barefoot races

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Habitat for Humanity benefits from DC Jingle Bell Run

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The ringing of bells on the feet of thousands of runners echoed on the streets of the Nation’s Capitol on December 11th. The Jingle Bell 8km road race took place at Freedom Plaza during the “Occupy Washington” encampment, much to the surprise of the tent inhabitants and racers ! It was a tad ironic that

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RATS Ironman Party at Bonzai Sports

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The Reston Area Triathlon Club, otherwise known as RATS had their annual “IronMan watching party” during the broadcast of the Kona Hawaii race. The club allowed Doug Landau to attend at the December 10th Bonzai Bike and Multisport Store party, where a large projection screen was set up and food served. Triathlete Coach Brian Clark

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