Nicole Ogrosso

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Weekly Newsletter 7/31/15

Last weekend GCTri had an exciting weekend of racing! Congratulations to Mark Horton (11:38) and Meredith Ryan (15:11) for completing their first IRONMAN at IRONMAN Lake Placid and to Kevin Portmann (9:57, 2nd AG\19th OA) for qualifying for Kona World Championships at IRONMAN Canada! Congratulations to Jamie Moreng (40:21, 2nd AG) at the Montauk Ocean Swim Challenge and anyone else that raced last weekend!

Good luck to those racing at the River to Sea Relay and the Triathlon/Duathlon for Autism this weekend!

Group Rides: Lyndsey is leading a 4.5 hour C ride on Sunday leaving from 14th Street and Sinatra Drive in Hoboken at 7:30am. If anyone else is riding this weekend, please post the details on the Facebook page or club calendar.

Save the Date: August 23rd is the 2nd annual Glenn Hartrick “Anything is Possible” 5k.
Sign up here –
After the 5k that Sunday (at 2:30pm), come celebrate at Zeppelin Hall Biergarten in Jersey City at the GCTri August social!

Weekly Newsletter 7/24/15

Congratulations to our team that raced at NJ State Triathlon, which was the USAT Mid-Atlantic Regional Club Championships, and took home a 3rd place finish in our division! We had some great results last weekend, despite the heat! At NJ State Triathlon Olympic: Sean Greene (2:16), Vito Ciraco (2:26), David Calabrese (2:09), Diane Berry (3:17), Jennifer Finotti-Sheppard (2:12), Richard Boergers (2:27), Ray Josephs (2:18), Steve Ostrander (2:33), Lauren Karstens (2:44), Lyndsey Dore (2:51), Sara Press (2:40), Raphael Zagury (2:01), Michael Menter (2:39), Anthony Desantis (2:33), David Saul (2:27), Harris Shapiro (3:17), Jamie Rice (2:30), John Palmer (2:24), Gabrielle Rasure (2:46); at NJ State Triathlon Sprint: Graziano Casale, Debra Noble, and Chuck Dender; at the NYC Triathlon: Nicole Ogrosso (2:33), Brian Perry (2:33), Euan Stevenson (2:34), Juan Carlos Buenano (2:35), Derek Barnes (2:42), Jesus Climent (2:42), Howard Miller (3:29), Cheryl Wickham (4:17); and at the Door County Triathlon: Julie Percifield (6:00).

Good luck to those racing this weekend at IRONMAN Lake Placid, IRONMAN Canada, and Shoreman Triathlon!

There are a few group rides this weekend, all leaving from 14th Street and Sinatra Drive in Hoboken. Saturday there is a group leaving at 6:00am going to Bear Mountain (A pace, drop ride). Gabe is riding Saturday leaving at 6:15am, ‘B pace’, to Piermont and Brad is looking to ride at 8am or 9am to ride to Piermont or Nyack. If you plan to join Gabe or Brad, please let them know by FB messaging them.

Happy training!

Weekly Newsletter 7/17/15

Congratulations to everyone that raced last weekend! At the Mini-Mussel Sprint Triathlon – RJ Boergers (1:26) and Janine Bodden; at War at the Shore Triathlon – Ray Josephs (1:47, 2nd AG), Lauren Karstens (2:07, 2nd AG); and at War at the Shore Aquabike – Jenny Zarzuela (1:25, 1st Female); at the DQ Triathlon at Vincentown – John Palmer (1:08, 3rd AG); at the Coney Island Aquathlon – Mike Menter (3rd Male); at the HITS Kingston Half Triathlon – Darren Hansen (6:03, 2nd AG) and Olympic Triathlon – Lisa Mangino (3:03, 2nd AG); and Nicci Schock and Lyndsey Dore at the Steelman 3.1 Mile Open Water Swim! At Party With Purpose 5k, GCTri Club was the 3rd fastest team!

Good luck to everyone racing at the New Jersey State Triathlon and NYC Triathlon!

Don’t forget to submit your results on the website and get the recognition that you deserve!

GCTri will be having a party under it’s tent after the Olympic distance race at the New Jersey State Triathlon on Sunday. All club members are welcome, even if you’re not racing that day! If you plan on attending, please use this link to sign up to bring food or beverage to contribute to the picnic:

Weekly Newsletter 7/10/15

Congratulations to Jamie Rice (24:09, 3rd AG) at the Bradley Beach Ocean Mile last weekend and good luck to those racing at DQ Triathlon/Duahtlon at Vincentown, War at the Shore Triathlon, and Musselman Triathlon this weekend!

Tuesday, 7/14, is the annual PWP 5k in Hoboken and today is the last day to register online! Register here as part of the Gold Coast Triathlon Club team –

Weekday morning workouts have been going really well – keep up the good work! Now lets get some more weekend rides on the calendar. Anyone in the club can sign in and post group workouts on the calendar by going to and clicking the ‘+’ to fill out the details.

Happy training!

Weekly Newsletter 6/26/15

Congratulations to everyone that raced last weekend! GCTri had a huge and successful weekend of PRs and first time 70.3s!
At IRONMAN 70.3 Mont-Tremblant: Mark Horton (4:46), David Calabrese (5:03), Rich Bean (5:04), Jared Lando (5:19), Nicole Ogrosso (5:24), RJ Boergers (5:24), Matt Vella (5:26), Brian Perry (5:36), Stephen Rosselli (5:38), Nicci Schock (5:45), Juan Carlos Buenano (5:58), Laura Muzzatti (6:04), Lisa Mangino (6:10), Todd Olsen (6:29), Meredith Ryan (6:35), Debra Noble (6:46), Lauren Kruk (6:59), Diane Berry (7:46), Danielle Rossi (8:11), Alminda Brundyn (8:27);
At IRONMAN 70.3 Syracuse: Sean Cercone (5:29), Kyle Sultzer (5:05), John Palmer (5:27), Ray Josephs (5:42), David Saul (6:15), Lisa Moser (6:45);
At the Stafford Triathlon: Darla Mercado (1:35); and at Wyckoff Franklin Lakes Triathlon: Sara Press (2:09), Des Johnson (1:53).

Good luck to those racing at Challenge Atlantic City and Lincoln Park Triathlon this weekend!

For those racing at Challenge AC, we will have team tents at both the start and finish areas, as well as a team port-o-pottie at the start. So come look for us!

The Party With Purpose 5k in Hoboken is on July 14th. If you plan to register, don’t forget to sign up with Gold Coast Triathlon Club as your team. We usually have a big team showing for this race! If you’re already registered, and not with GCTri as your team, please e-mail and ask to be added. Register here –

Please coordinate group rides for this weekend on the group FB page and club calendar. Lyndsey Dore is looking for some C-riders to join her for a 5 hour ride on Sunday.

Finally, come celebrate everyone’s awesome mid-season race performances at our next social at Pier 13 on Wednesday, July 1st, at 7pm!

Weekly Newsletter 6/18/15

Congratulations to those that raced last weekend! At Flat as a Pancake Tri – David Calabrese (1:01, 2nd AG), Andrew Corcione (1:10) Jamie Rice (1:10), Brian Perry (1:15), and Megan Lisbon (1:08, 1st AG); at the Oakley Mini 10K – Darla Mercado (53:53); at Lap the Lake 2.4 Mile Swim – Nicole Ogrosso (1:01, 2nd Female), Kevin Portmann (1:03, 2nd Male), Heather Cameron (1:13), Julie Percifield (1:15), John Callahan (1:20), Lisa Mangino (1:24), Janine Bodden (1:28), Paul Zaragoza (1:31), Stephen Rosselli (1:43); at the 1.2 Mile Swim – Ray Josephs (37:50), Diane Berry (45:22), Juan Carlos Buenano (47:30), Lauren Kruk (51:48); at the Asbury Icebreaker 1 Mile Swim – Lauren Karstens (21:55, 1st AG); at Mighty Montauk – Mark Horton (2:04, 2nd AG), Jamie Moreng (3:03), and Melani Tankel (3:13); and at IRONMAN 70.3 Eagleman – Matt Bach (4:11, 1st non-pro), Jared Tootell (4:17, 3rd non-pro), Darren Hansen (5:57), and Todd Olsen (6:38).

Good luck to everyone racing this weekend at IRONMAN 70.3 Mont-Tremblant, IRONMAN 70.3 Syracuse, and the Jersey Shore Triathlon! Don’t forget to meet up with the team in the TriClub area post-race at the IRONMAN events!

Save the date: the next social will be on Wednesday, July 1st, at Pier 13 in Hoboken at 7pm.