Cross training


The Rise Is Running The TMIRCE Trek

Fellow Risers, we’re joining our sister running club, TMIRCE, for a virtual race around New York. This great virtual race will help all of our Risers and TMIRCErs prepare for fall races and happens to be a great way for everyone to get to know each other and work as a team!  Over the course of 60…

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The Rise: Moving an Island – Free Fitness Outdoors

If you’re anything like me, you have been stumped trying to explain The Rise to a non-Riser. The easy answer, “we’re a group of friends who like to wake up early, workout outdoors, and drop sweat stains on the concrete. We are rain or shine, we get breakfast together and we hangout all the time”. If…

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The Rise – Running For Charity

Many of us are runners, many of us are runners but don’t consider ourselves runners. To the latter, I say anyone who laces up their shoes and hits the road, regardless of speed or distance, is a runner! I would ask all of those “I’m a runner” and all of those “I’m not really a runner”…

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The Trihards: NYC’s First Free Triathlon Team

At a recent triathlon just north of New York City, I had one goal: beat Tess Herzenberg. She comes from a competitive swimming background and I have reason to believe she’s hiding gills under her suit. I have more experience on a bike than Tess and spend as many summer weekends as possible escaping the…

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