Monday, November 26, 2012
After Hurricane Sandy forced New York City to cancel its marathon, Bryan McDonnell, 27, refused to let all that hard training go to waste.
Bryan McDonnell has probably run the round-trip distance from Wyckoff to Orlando, Florida, over the past year while training for the New York City Marathon. When the race was canceled due to the devastation of Hurricane Sandy, he was determined not to let the 2300 training miles he logged throughout the year go to waste, so he registered for the Harrisburg Marathon in Harrisburg, Pa., on Nov. 11. An accomplished marathoner, and triathlete, the 27 year old has participated in five marathons and over 50 triathlons since the age of 18 and has also completed the Ironman Canada in 10:32. Although the scenery and fan base in Harrisburg was quite different than he would have found in New York, McDonnell managed to run a personal best of 2:46, …
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Thirtieth annual race called out to fierce competitors from ages 14 to 72.
Like Wyckoff-Franklin Lakes Patch on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter | Sign up for our daily newsletter Approximately 1,000 competitors from the Northeast came together on Saturday to compete in the 30th Annual Wyckoff-Franklin Lakes Triathlon. The event is the result of a longstanding relationship between the YMCA and the Wyckoff-Midland Park Rotary. The 1982 event, the brainchild of Jimmy Cohen from the Wyckoff-Midland Park Rotary, was at first regarded as too large and complicated to be effectively managed by one small organization, according to YMCA Public Relations Director Kris Pepper. As a result, the Rotary sought out the partnership of the Wyckoff Family YMCA. With the assistance of Y board and staff, and in particular John McRae …
New Yorkers won the 30th annual Wyckoff-Franklin Lakes Triathlon.
Out of the approximately 1,000 competitors that crossed the starting line Saturday, Chris Gebhardt and Alison Kreideweis were the first to cross the finish line in their respective classes at the Wyckoff-Franklin Lakes Triathlon. Gebhardt, 38, of Nyack, N.Y., completed the event in 1:26:12.07. Alison Kreideweis, 29, of New York, completed the event in 1:44:26.50. For more on the event from Wyckoff-Franklin Lakes Patch click here. For full results click here.