Some useful triathlon related links:
New York Triathlon Club which organizes
many triathlons and biathlons in the New York area, including some fun
events in Central Park.
USA Triathlon is the national
triathlon organization, with many more events and other triathlon
active.com has an even bigger database
of events of all kinds and allows you to register online.
The New York Road Runners' Club organizes
weekly races, mostly in Central Park. These range from three mile (5K)
races to the New York Marathon. They also have information on running
clinics, power yoga, and more.
The Hudson river is cleaner than you think. The
Manhattan Island Foundation
organizes Hudson river swims ranging from half a mile off lower
Manhattan (easy) to 28 miles
around the island (don't even think about it).
If you want to know what triathletes look like, you can work out
NYU Triathlon Club,
or you can check out the professionals, pictured in
Triathlete Magazine. They
have lots of useful information for beginners.
Last update: January 7, 2010.