Season ending races…

October 19, 2015

Well Autumn is upon us… Congratulations to all of the Start-tri athletes (past and present) that tackled everything from sprint triathlons to Ironman races, 5K runs to marathons and even a ride across the USA! We were at 100% finishes for all athletes that began an Ironman!!! Recent finishes included numerous awards at the Triathlon [...]

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Need some motivation through the hot days (Dog Days of Summer)…

August 31, 2015

Start-tri athlete, Lawrence Writer, is taking on the journey of a lifetime. He is biking from Portland, OR to Portland, ME. Discovering our great country along the way. Be sure to follow his blog (along with some great pictures): Train smart, Race hard, Have fun… The coaches

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Happy Bastille Day!

July 14, 2015

As Le Tour de France heats up and heads into the Pyrenees (home of my paternal side), I continue to be amazed at what these athletes can do! Here on the home front our own Start-Tri athletes have had some very impressive results! At the Flat as a Pancake Tri, the Start-tri Team brought home [...]

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At the races…

May 26, 2015

Racing season has hit the Northeast in the last few weeks!!! After a long winter many Start-tri athletes emerged from hibernation at the Jerseyman Triathlon. Zoli Kemescei, Dave Swezey, Tom Whelan, Matt Starr, Mike Tropea and Coach Mickey tackled the tough course and all had good finishes. This weekend saw racers Tom Whelan, Matt Starr [...]

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End of March Motivation:)

March 28, 2015

We are going to run an age graded mile (together or on your own). You can run this on or off the track. You just have to prove using garmin, polar, strava, other file. I plan to run mine on the track. Once you run your mile, you will plug into calculator below and see [...]

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New Race Kits for 2015

March 5, 2015

Happy Snow Day in March! Many of us are planning/have planned our 2015 schedule…toward that end our Start-tri team, athletes and friends will be racing in their new kits at the opening races of the season Jerseyman Triathlon and Flat as a Pancake Triathlon. We hope you like them:) Train smart, Race smart and Have [...]

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Run Power Calculator

February 9, 2015

This is an entry by Alan Couzens, fellow triathlon coach. Very informative… Run Power Calculator Alan Couzens, MS (Sports Science) You’ll find below a calculator that will give you an equivalent bike power (in watts) for a given running pace. To use it, simply enter your weight (in lbs) in the first white cell then [...]

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Triathlon Camp/Training Session in Lake Placid June 27-29th

February 2, 2015

Second Lake Placid Tri Camp/Training session added…Just wanted to gauge the interest on a second Tri Camp/Training session for June 27-29th…This is in addition to our first camp. If there are several athletes interested, I will plan it. Very low-key camp with plenty of good volume on course. Email

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January 11, 2015

Workshop: Nutrition for races, recovery and every day. By Bridget Coll Sherratt, nutritionist and all-American triathlete Where: Starting Line Sports 40 Main St. Madison, NJ When: Wed January 21 @ 6:30 PM (@7:30 Pearl Izumi Fit session for 2015 Custom Tri Kits) Bonus: All items will be 15% off in store only Jan 21 Limited [...]

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2015 Start-Tri Team Announced

December 14, 2014

We would like to welcome the following six members to our 2105 Team Pete Kavalus Zoltan Kemecsei Dan Simonetti Kristin Cacicedo Deirdre O’Mara Lori Freeland-Morris The athletes : • Were chosen randomly • Will race Flat as a Pancake Sprint in June Race Perks: • Will be monitored on Training Peaks (if not already using) [...]

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