Fall Updates

by The Coaches on October 12, 2014

Welcome Fall in the Northeast…

Fall in our area means recharging the battery and getting away from very “tri-specific” training. Toward that end, go find some new activities to re-charge your battery. Fall brings thoughts or mountain biking or cyclocross to sharpen your biking skills. Trail running or hiking at this time of year can bring out a renewed interest to be off your regular routes…

Planning for 2015???

Start-tri.com has updated our pricing for 2015. Also Coach Mickey will not be taking any new clients at the Tier III level for 2015. His athlete load is filled up:(

Also new for 2015 will be new clothing for Start-tri athletes (new and old). Kits will be ordered through Pearl Izumi. More details to come on pricing, style and design.

Finally, good luck to Pete Beskal, Deirdre O’Mara, Tricia and Sean Kelly, Coach Mickey, Tucker McKeever, Coach Kristin, Judith Gorog Petit, Jodi Huckabee, Kristen Dvorscak, Patty Branthover, Lindy Grimes, Amy Campbell, Joelle Cutrona-Buzzard, Leaon Herszon and Heather Maguire running in the Marine Corps, Hershey and Philly Marathons/1/2 marathons.

Train smart and have fun…

The coaches


Recent Results

by The Coaches on August 22, 2014

Ironman Mt. Tremblant:

Great big CONGRATS to Ironcouple Matt Lefkowitz and Amy Campbell Lefkowitz for both achieving a personal best this past weekend at Ironman Mt. Tremblant!!! Also great big CONGRATS to Scott Johnson for digging deep and PR’ing by over 2 hours, JT Thompson for PR’ing and his brother Bruce for winning his AG and earning a spot to Kona!

Our Paramount president Patty Willetts MacNaught dug deep to place 5th in her AG:)

Friends of Start-tri.com Chris Kachinsky-Bye, John Bye, Bernie Garruppo, Jasper Jakosalem, Kit Verzosa and Quique Nagle all had great days with multiple PRs.

We were glad to be there to cheer them all on.

At West Point Tri, 12 year old Brendan Probst placed 21st overall out of over 100 participants in the 11-14 AG. Congrats and welcome to triathlon!

Also completing the race were Joe Patanella, Simon Bintley and Simon Hooks.

Up next Asbury Park Tri and Ironman Louisville on Sunday.

Train smart and have fun!


August Racing Update

by The Coaches on August 13, 2014

Good Luck to all Start-Tri Athletes and friends as well as Paramounters, MAPSO, Endurance Nation racing over next two weekends:

Ironman Mt. Tremblant- Matt Lefkowitz, Amy Campbell Patty Willetts MacNaught Scott Johnson John Bye Christine Kachinsky-Bye Lauren Barrows Jt Thompson Bruce Thompson Bernie Garuppo

West Point Kids Tri- Brendan Eric Probst
West Point Tri- Joe Patanella Simon Bintley Simon Hooks

Ironman Louisville- Peter Kavalus

Asbury Tri Rock- Coach Mickey

Enjoy the journey…


Start-tri Updates

June 12, 2014

Summer will officially start next week however, Start-tri athletes turned up the heat at many races in late may in early June:) Jerseyman Report: ALL Athletes finished and some even scored some hardware! Congrats to Leon Herszon, Joe Campolattano, Dan Simonetti, Zoli Kemecsei, Scott Johnson, Deirdre O’Mara. Kristen Dvorscak 2nd in AG Jodi Huckabee 3rd [...]

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Day one of Triathlon racing…

May 17, 2014

Well after the crappiest of winters (unless you are a snow lover:) ) and a colder and wetter than usual spring, the Jersey Tri Scene opened up with Jerseyman at Spruce Run State Park. Special Thanks to Ray Campeau for taking this challenge on and keeping racing alive in NJ!!! Thanks to Joe Patanella and [...]

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May 7, 2014

Jerseyman Triathlon Roll Call: If you have not signed up, please contact me. mickey@start-tri.com If you are not competing, competing and coming with family, other…Race Director needs many volunteers. This can afford you the opportunity to race for free. Contact me directly or your Email Ray directly at rcampeau1@yahoo.com

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Start-Tri Updates

April 9, 2014

Congratulations to Start-tri athlete Deirdre O’Mara on completing the Love Run 1/2 marathon in Philadelphia last weekend. The weekend before, many Start-tri athletes and friends braved the roads of Hunterdon County for L’Enfer d’Hunterdon. A great tune-up for the season and Battenkill. This past weekend former Start-tri athlete Raphael Zagury ripped it up at 1/2 [...]

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First Results!!!

March 16, 2014

Congratulations to Jodi Huckabee for finishing the Los Angeles Marathon! Also, congratulations to Mike Cacicedo for recently finishing the E. Todd Murray 1/2 marathon. March is here and our athletes in the NorthEast had a little taste of spring out there:) Keep spirits up because spring will “really” be here on the calendar this week!!! [...]

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Holidays and the New Year 2014!

December 26, 2013

Start-tri.com would like to wish everyone a healthy and happy holiday season. Looking ahead to 2014, we wish you a year full of good health, training, races and personal success. Train smart, race smart… We welcome many new athletes in 2014 and are looking forward to some great racing. We hope that you all achieve [...]

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Lake Placid Triathlon Training Camp 2014

October 21, 2013

Lake Placid Training Weekend Workshops will be June 5-June 8, 2014. PROGRAM OBJECTIVE: A focused and fun to intense weekend of pre-season training and informative presentations to prepare triathletes for successful racing in 2014. PRESENTERS /TRAINING GROUP LEADERS: Mickey Cassu, Kristin Cacicedo and Jason Norman. USAT certified coaches and multiple IMUSA finishes. Eric Paulsen, mechanic [...]

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