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Herndon Kids Triathlon a Hit !

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A triathlon transition area with: streamers, training wheels, balloons on bike seats and fenders is an unusual sight in the multisport world. But in children’s triathlons, these sights and the smiles of the participants are what make it fun for volunteers, spectators and pint-sized racers. This morning’s Herndon Kids Triathlon had perfect weather, lots of

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Busy Day on Herndon Virginia's W&OD Trail

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With BOTH a sprint Triathlon and a Bike-a-thon going West from Herndon Virginia and benefitting worthy charities, the W&OD Trail had plenty of use this morning.  There were volunteers, police and even a shoe “try-on” tent along the popular trail. Herndon biker lawyer Doug Landau first took part in the Taylor Love Triathlon.  After swimming

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New Herndon Virginia Venue for Taylor Love Triathlon

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Previously held at the Worldgate Sport & Health Club, the Taylor Love Triathlon has moved to the Herndon Community Center, Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 6:30 AM. TriPerformance Coach Brian Crow and his excellent team of timers and volunteers will once again stage this fun fundraising event.  Herndon injury lawyer Doug Landau has participated with

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Sports Genes, Surgery and Performance Enhancing Drugs

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Recent examination of how athletes are lengthening sports careers, achieving new records and victories have got me thinking about what is fair on the playing field. At the elementary school playground where I grew up, the games were not fun unless the teams were fairly matched. Picking sides often resulted in “the best and the

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Bike Helmets as Fashion Statements?

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Herndon bike safety lawyer and avid cyclist Doug Landau does not mince words when it comes to bike safety. “Bike helmets save lives.  Period,” says Doug.  “Why anyone would ride a bike — or get on a skateboard, rollerblade, longboard, etc., for that matter — without protecting their brain from traumatic brain injury (TBI) is

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Safe Bicycle Helmets for Reston Triathlon

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Bicycle safety was the order of the day with recent road re-surfacing and a spate of Fairfax County bike accidents.  Once again volunteering for the Reston Triathlon bicycle helmet inspection was Herndon lawyer Doug Landau.  Assisting was triathlon wunderkind turned Stanford (’16) Crew Member Andrew Gyanis.  With over 500 athletes needing the pass inspection, the

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Delayed Gratification Worth It at Quantico Awards

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Sweaty, smelly and sometimes cold, award ceremonies are often a long time after the race is over.  However, the Marine Corps Marathon (“MCM”) folks put a new twist on this part of the multisport experience.  On the day of this inaugural triathlon, the cold rain was unrelenting and some racers started after others had long

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Fast Fun at Fawn Lake Triathlon in Spotsylvania Virginia

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Two years ago Herndon lawyer triathlete Doug Landau posted the fastest bike time to come out of the Transition area in first place, only to be passed by two faster (and younger) runners.  The winner averaged under 6 minutes per mile and lawyer Landau ended up third, easily winning his age group as the fastest

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Loudoun Lyme Races, Entertainment AND Education

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The 3rd Annual Loudoun Lyme 5K was held in the drizzle to raise awareness and money to help find a cure for Lyme disease – the number one tick-borne illness in the United States. The Loudoun Lyme 5K Run, Walk and 1Mile Fun Run took place this Sunday at Loudoun Valley High School in Purcellville,

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