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Weekly Newsletter 4/24/15

Good luck to Debra Noble, Lisa Mangino, Lauren Kruk, Nicole Ogrosso, Rj Boergers, Steve Ostrander, Kirstin Heinrich at the New Jersey Marathon & Half Marathon, Jay Henao at the Rock & Roll Country Music Half Marathon, and anyone else racing this weekend! Remember to submit your results to the club website

Congratulations to Sheila Monaghan (3:21) and Brian Perry (3:05) at the Boston Marathon and Mark Smith (1:57), David Conway, and Bridget Alois at the Asbury Park Half Marathon!

Save the date: Thursday, May 21st at 7pm will be our next social event at Cooper’s Union in Hoboken.

There are a few group ride options this weekend. On Saturday RJ is leading a 58 mile A- drop ride to Nyack (through Palisades Park and Tweed) leaving from the 14th Street Pier in Hoboken at 7:30am. Diane is leading a 3.5-4 hour no-drop C ride on Saturday at 8:00am. This ride will meet at the Fort Lee Historic Park parking lot off of Hudson Terrace (next to the GW Bridge). See the club calendar for more information on these rides.

Happy training!

Weekly Newsletter 4/16/15

Thank you to everyone that donated and came to the 2N’s fundraiser event on Saturday! We really appreciate everyone that came out to spin for Glenn! If you were still looking to donate, is still open for donations!

Congratulations to everyone that raced this weekend! At the Unite Half Marathon we had Glenn Hartrick make his comeback to racing on his hand cycle and finished in an amazing time of 1:14, also racing was Matt Bach (1:13, 2nd OA), Vito Ciraco (1:56), Darren Hansen, EJ Burke, Heather Cameron, and Jenny Zarzuela. At the Stevens Cooperative School 5k, Raphael Zagury finished 2nd OA in 19:05. Please remember to share your results

Good luck to Sheila Monaghan, Brian Perry, and everyone else running at the Boston Marathon on Monday and to David Conway and Bridget Alois at the Run-a-Palooza Asbury Park Half Marathon!

Saturday John Palmer is leading a B+ (17-19 mph) drop ride to Piermont & back, leaving from the Weehawken track entrance at 7:00 am sharp.

Sunday Debra Noble is leading a no drop C ride up to Palisades Park, leaving from the 14th Street ferry in Hoboken at 9:00 am.

Check the club calendar for additional rides and more information

The next Athlete Educational Seminar is scheduled for April 22nd at 7pm at the NJ Running Company in Hoboken. This seminar is a Beginner Triathlete Q&A Session, featuring a panel of experts from all different backgrounds ready to answer any questions related to triathlon. We encourage all members to attend, especially those new to the sport!

Weekly Newsletter 4/10/15

Good luck to Glenn Hartrick, EJ Burke, Heather Cameron, Jenny Zarzuela, and anyone else racing this weekend at the Unite Half Marathon!

Come and wish Glenn luck in person on Saturday at the 2N’s SpiNNing4GleNN event! The event starts at 1:30pm at Wheelhaus Bikegarten. There are still spots open to spin and you could even register at the event. Even if you can’t spin at Wheelhaus, you could still make a donation to help us reach our goal! Please read more details at

Everyone is also invited to the after party and April social event at the Tilted Kilt in Hoboken starting at 2:30pm or after their spinning session is complete. If you cannot make the event, we would love to still see you at the after party! There will be an awesome, fully donated, silent auction! Bid on an Equinox Gym membership, metabolic efficiency testing with Nicci Schock, a Calvin Klein Women’s Leather Jacket, two night stay at Caesars AC, Harrah’s or Bally’s, Xterra wetsuit/speedsuit, Rudy Project gear, Fleet Feet basket of running gear, an acupuncture session, and many more!

We are still in need of volunteers to help at the event. Please email Gabe at if you could help anytime between 12pm and 5pm, even if it is before or after your ride.

Lauren Kruk is leading a 10-12 mile group run Saturday morning leaving from 11th Street and Madison Street in Hoboken at 8:45am, running at 8:45 pace.

Lisa Mangino is leading a group ride (B ride, with dropping) Saturday morning leaving from the 14th Street Ferry terminal in Hoboken at 7:30am and riding for 3 hours.

Debra Noble and Lauren Kruk are leading a C ride to Liberty State Park on Sunday morning leaving from the Hoboken terminal Light Rail station (near the waterfront path) at 10am.

Kristine Papamichael is looking to ride to the state line Sunday morning, please coordinate details with her on the Facebook page if you wish to join.

Weekly Newsletter 4/2/15

Congratulations to Kevin Portmann (4:21, 2nd AG) at IRONMAN 70.3 California Oceanside and Reese Frank (26:41) at the Mama Mare 5k!

The 2N’s SpiNNing for GleNN Fundraiser is next weekend – April 11th! Our goal is to raise $15,000 and we are currently about 20% to this goal, so please donate, sign up, and come to the silent auction and after party! Visit for more information.

Save the date: our next Athlete Educational Seminar is scheduled for April 22nd at 7pm at the NJ Running Company in Hoboken. This seminar is a Beginner Triathlete Q&A Session, featuring a panel of experts from all different backgrounds ready to answer any questions related to triathlon.

If you’re looking to ride this weekend, please post to the Facebook page! Depending on the weather, there might be a few groups riding Friday or Saturday mornings – so keep an eye out and coordinate through the group page.

We are in the process of organizing a Memorial Day weekend training camp trip. If you wish to be included please fill out the survey:

Weekly Newsletter 3/27/15

Congratulations to our teammates that raced last weekend: at the Caesar Rodney Half Marathon – Matt Bach (1:16, 4th OA), at the Shamrock Half Marathon in VA Beach – Diane Berry (2:17), Thomas Porrovecchio, Deirdre McGuinness, and Peggy McGuinness and at the NJ Ultra Festival 50 miler – Lyndsey Dore (14:17)!

Good luck to everyone doing the West Point Half Marathon this weekend!

Please post your results on the website after you race and receive the recognition you deserve –

The 2N’s SpiNNing for GleNN Fundraiser on April 11th is quickly approaching. Our goal is to raise $15,000 and we are currently at $1,480, so please spread the word about this great event and share the link!
The event after party at the Tilted Kilt is also the April social. For more details, go to

Official weekend group rides will begin in April. However, a few club members are looking to get outside on Sunday. Please coordinate through the Facebook page if you are looking to ride this weekend.

If you haven’t made it to the track workouts yet – you are missing a great opportunity to get faster! Join us this Tuesday morning for a 6:15am start at the Weehawken Track.

GCTri running singlets are here! Place your order by April 2nd in order to get them for our spring races. Order form –

Weekly Newsletter 3/20/15

Congratulations to our team members who competed at NYC Half Marathon: Lauren Kruk (1:41), Jenny Zarzuela (2:16), Des Johnson (1:42), Nicole Ogrosso (1:44), Steve Rosselli (1:48), Brian Perry (1:28), Derek Barnes (1:36), Suellen Byrne (2:00), Darren Hansen (1:42), Anthony DeSantis (1:55), Alminda Brundyn (2:50), Apolline Rillet (1:52), Sheila Monaghan (1:24), and Juan Carlos Buenano (1:48). Also, Debra Noble (2:14) at the Sarasota Half Marathon! Remember, please post your results on the website after you race –

Good luck this weekend to Diane Berry at the VA Beach Shamrock Half Marathon and Lyndsey Dore running a 50 miler at the NJ Ultra Festival!

Tomorrow (March 21st) is the March social at Pilsener Haus & Biergarten in Hoboken at 4pm. Come meet the team when they aren’t in spandex and hear about everyone’s upcoming race season!

Due to the potential snow, there are currently no group rides scheduled for this weekend. A decision will be made on Monday regarding the Tuesday morning track workout. If the track is not clear, we will run hill repeats instead.

We are happy to announce Nuun as the newest club sponsor. Please check out the membership benefits when you log in to for details on how to take advantage of their generous discount.