Off-Road fun (& winning beanies) in South Carolina

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Grass, dirt, gravel and a little bit of pavement on the undulating cross country course at the Hartness Half Marathon & 5km races was the order of the day for Melissa & Doug Landau, who were in South Carolina for a dear friend’s wedding. Always on the lookout for a race when traveling, the Landaus

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Backwards Triathlon – TriItNow event fun for everyone

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Instead of a season opening “Tune up Tri,” Ina Nenninger & her merry race crew put on a reverse super sprint triathlon George mason university freedom fitness center. Starting with a 1.5 mile run, followed by a 4 mile one lap bike ride around University Drive and the roads adjacent to the Prince William County

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Aelin, young mechanic in Earn-a-Bike program for Phoenix Bikes, stripping bikes of parts

Meet Some of the Youth Bike Mechanics from Phoenix Bikes!

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Meet Aelin and Liam! On our recent visit and helmet drop-off to Phoenix Bikes in Arlington (read more about it here), we had the pleasure of visiting not only with Executive Director Emily Gage, but a few of their young bike mechanics as well. Through their trademark educational Earn-a-Bike program, participants learn bike mechanics by

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Helping Phoenix Bikes continue to empower local youth

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About Phoenix Bikes Anyone who has not yet had the pleasure of visiting nonprofit Phoenix Bikes would be well-advised to pay them a visit, whether to shop for a bike, find replacement parts, or to learn more about their youth programs in person. Once headquartered in a makeshift workshop right off the W&OD Trail, the

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All smiles at Tri It Now triathlon at George Mason University Manassas Campus/Freedom Fitness Center

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Celebrating his 23rd year, Tri It Now put on popular, fun races in Northern Virginia. Most of their Triathlons, Duathlons, and other multisport events take place at the fantastic George Mason University Prince William campus. The Freedom Fitness Center has a wonderful pool that hosts championship swim meets, locker rooms that are always clean, and a friendly,

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Rock Hall Maryland Rocks

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The annual Rock Hall Triathlon festival is one of the most fun venues on every mid-Atlantic triathlete’s calendar. The Kinetic Multisports folks put on several events over the course of the June weekend, and then return in the Fall. Located in the town of Rock Hall, in scenic Kent County, it is on the inland,

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The only brothers in the race.

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That’s what Ken Landau told famous NYC Sportscaster “the Amazing Bill Mazer” during an interview before the New York City Marathon over four decades ago. My brother had run the Boston Marathon is a 13-year-old, and was wearing a race singlet with something on it written about the famous New York City sportscaster Mazer. Even

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