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National Championships: Frigid Waters & Hot Competition

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The US Triathlon National Championships were hotly contested, despite water temperatures in the sixties!  For the third year in a row, over 5,000 competitors raced in Milwaukee Wisconsin. It is the largest, most competitive triathlon competition in North America. While Doug Landau would have enjoyed the 90 degree temperatures that greeted the country’s best multisports

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INDOOR Open Water Swim at Richmond Sprint Triathlon

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The Virginia Triathlon Series, produced by Set Up Events, scored another “first” today.  By moving the Richmond Triathlon Club Sprint Triathlon to the Greater Richmond Aquatic Partnership (“GRAP”), Greg Hawkins & Company were able to treat swimmers to a 400m open water pool swim!  Starting in groups of 10 or less, athletes were able to

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National Running Safety Month – Be Seen For Your Safety !

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Having run into a trash can while running late at night on the Mount Vernon Trail alongside the George Washington Parkway in Alexandria, Virginia, I commend Brooks Running Shoes, Illuminite and Knuckle Lights for sponsoring National Running Safety Month. This time of year there are many road races celebrating New Years Eve.  I remember watching

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Herndon Virginia W&OD Trail Crossing Improvements

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W&OD Trail Crossing Improvements at Crestview Drive, were one of the topics at the Herndon Town Council work session.  Biking and running on the W&OD near the Landau Law Shop is of especial interest to Herndon and Reston safety lawyer Doug Landau.  The Town’s objectives were to improve pedestrian and bicycle safety through signage, road

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Cyclist Warning Generated by NYC Parking Meters

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While visiting New York City last week, Virginia Doug Landau paid for parking at a street parking machine.  To his surprise, the receipt that must be displayed in the front driver’s window to avoid a parking ticket had safety information that is intended to prevent needless injury to cyclists.  The receipt, shown to the right,

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Herndon Turkey Trot Draws Big Field

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With over 800 runners, the annual Herndon Turkey Trot drew runners of all ages to the Herndon Community Center and Golf Course. Even a gimpy “triathlon trial lawyer” like Doug Landau was able to enjoy the warm weather and running on the soft grass of the fairways and cinders of the W&OD Trail. Though he

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Not Racing ? Landau ? Really ?

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Here’s the facts, since the Reston Triathlon 9/9/12, I have not engaged in ANY run training on dry land.  AND, even though I raced in several 5kms and Sprint Triathlons in order to get in the minimum 5 races in the Virginia Triathlon Series, I have not done ANY running since 10/7/2012 !!! In fact,

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"Helmet a Day" Campaign Reaches Loudoun County

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After last year’s success in educating students about brain injury and giving out free bicycle helmets, a goal of 365 helmets was set for 2012.  The campaign was to be “a helmet a day” to protect school children from preventable head injury.  Setting goals and achieving them is a common occurrence at the Herndon law

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Bicycle Police Assist Putting "Lids on the Kids"

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Mayor Merkel and local bicycle police visited two Herndon elementary schools today in order to protect sixth graders from bike crash injuries. In its second year, Herndon lawyer Doug Landau’s “put lids on the kids” campaign has a goal of 365 free helmets, or “one a day.” The Town of Herndon bike police answered questions

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