Here Comes Ironman Lake Placid

Here Comes Ironman Lake Placid

Gird Your Loins! They’re baaaaack. The Iron people that is. If you are in the northeastern Adirondacks right now, welcome to the region’s busiest week of the year — Ironman week. Ironman hopefuls and their entourages are everywhere today in and around Lake...
Perfect Adirondack Day for Ironman Lake Placid 2012

Perfect Adirondack Day for Ironman Lake Placid 2012

Since this is the Adirondacks, Ironman Lake Placid 2012 competitors started their day with an appropriately brisk 2.4 mile swim in pristine Mirror Lake early this morning.  Bright sunshine warmed the chilly morning air quickly and by the time I caught some of the...
Lake Placid Ironman Rolls On Despite Storm Damage

Lake Placid Ironman Rolls On Despite Storm Damage

The unusually powerful and destructive storms that passed through the Adirondacks earlier this week were particularly tough on the Village of Lake Placid. Power outages and massive fallen trees were not part of the events planned for the region’s busy week in...
Memorial Day Weekend in Lake Placid

Memorial Day Weekend in Lake Placid

It has been a lovely weekend so far in the Adirondacks. Outdoor recreation enthusiasts are happy to find dry trails, great cycling conditions, and plenty of water for paddling or swimming. Ironman training camp participants are around every corner cycling, running,...
Yoga & Iron People in Lake Placid

Yoga & Iron People in Lake Placid

As if the cold, wet snow and trees struggling to open their leaves isn’t enough to remind me it is spring in the Adirondacks, the arrival of the Iron People who come to Lake Placid for training camps reiterates the message. That message is: if you are a wimp, do...
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