Best Of Competitor Awards For 2012 Announced

Northeast Region

Best Charity Training Program

Team in Training

Best Charity to Fund Raise For

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Best 5K/10K

Freihofer’s Run for Women 5K

Albany, N.Y.

Best Half-Marathon

Adirondack Distance Festival Half-Marathon

Schroon Lake, N.Y.

Best Marathon (tie)

Mohawk Hudson River Marathon

Albany, N.Y.

Boston Marathon


Best Trail Race

Hairy Gorilla Half Marathon

Voorheesville, N.Y.

Best Swimming Event

Peaks to Portland Swim

Portland, Maine

Best Women’s Event

Freihofer’s Run for Women 5K

Albany, N.Y.

Best Cycling Event

NYC Century Bike Tour

New York

Best Triathlon

Queen of the Hill Triathlon

Mullica Hill, N.J.

Best Adventure/Mud Race

Warrior Dash

Best Destination Race

Lake Placid Marathon

Lake Placid, N.Y.

Best Race Swag

Pumpkinman Triathlon

South Berwick, Maine

Best Race T-Shirt

New York City Marathon

New York

Best Running Shoe

Saucony Hurricane

Best Swimming/Triathlon Shop

JackRabbit Sports

Best Outdoor Shop

Eastern Mountain Sports

Best Bike Shop

Action Wheels

Deptford, N.J.

Best Speciality Running Shop

Fleet Feet Sports Albany

Albany, N.Y.

Best Triathlon Club

Empire Triathlon Club

Best Running Club

Wicked Running Club

Salem, Mass.

Best Health Club

Quick Fitness

Brooklyn, N.Y.

Best CrossFit Studio

CrossFit Fenway


Best Spinning Class

The Training Room

Sommerville, Mass.

Best Yoga Class

Moksha Yoga

New York

Best Personal Trainer

Rich Barretta Private Training

New York

Best Sports Rehab Center

Finish Line Physical Therapy

New York

Best Sports Medicine Doctor

Dr. Jordan Metzl

Best Energy/Recovery Drink

Gatorade G2

Best Energy/Recovery Bar

Clif Bar

Best Energy/Recovery Gel


Best Post-Race Brunch/Party

Utica Boilermaker Road Race

Utica, N.Y.

Best Ski/Snowboard Resort

Sugarbush Resort

Warren, Vt.

Best Active Lifestyle Vehicle

Subaru Outback


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