Category Archives: Race Reports

My race was cancelled. Now what?

I have been seriously delinquent in my race report for the Bridge and Back 10 miler because, well, there was no race on which to report. Yep. After a full summer of training for this race, a nor’easter decided to … Continue reading

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2015 Lake George Open Water Swim Race Report

Last weekend, I got the crap beaten out of me by a lake. I’m not kidding, either. I went up to Hague, NY for the 2015 edition of the Lake George Open Water 10k last weekend, a race I did last … Continue reading

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Race Report: 2015 Chesapeake Bay Swim

What can I say about the 2015 Chesapeake Bay Swim, other than hot damn… I knew it was going to be trouble when at 0630, I opened the back door to let the hooligans out and felt like I was … Continue reading

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Race Report: 2015 McDonnell Lake Swims (Or; if I Ignore it, Maybe it will Go Away)

The morning of the McDonnell Lake Swims in Reston was a chilly one – 52 degrees, according to my car’s thermometer. I had under-prepared for the weather by wearing only a light jacket, so after arriving at the lake and … Continue reading

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Lake George Open Water Swim 10K Race Report (or: Why am I doing this again?)

When I signed up for the Lake George Open Water Swim 10k, I did so with about 2 months of training under my belt following a long 2013 of swimming an average of once or twice a month. I had … Continue reading

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Into the flood (tide) again

After a year of exile, I once again claimed a spot in the Great Chesapeake Bay Swim, the annual aquatic trek from Sandy Point State Park to Kent Island. I was really excited for the race this year because of … Continue reading

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Race Report: Great Chesapeake Bay Swim 2009

The Chesapeake Bay Swim is a unique race. How many people can say they swam between the spans of a huge bridge, across a major shipping channel, and to the other side of the Chesapeake Bay? That’s just one reason … Continue reading

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