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josh arden

Date of Birth/Location:   Born and raised in Toms River, NJ; Sept 19, 1982 is my birthday
Tri Experience:  I did my first traithlon in 2007 and have gotten more and more involved ever since. 
Strengths on the course:  After almost 20 years swimming experience with a D1 school, Open water...my strength seems to be on the run!!(?!?)
Goals for 2018:  First IM safely under 10; a half IM under 4:10, and more run-swim-run events with my run group! 
Height: 5’11"
Family Life:  Married to my husband Mike with our Aussie and Boxer, Loxi and Bella
Favorite Race Moment:  Winning Atlantic City Tri 2016, growing up on the Jersey Shore boardwalk made it feel extra good! 
Favorite Post-Race Food: Chocolate Milk, Gatorade, all the liquids and then some greasy stuff at night! 
Favorite thing when not swimming, biking, or running:  Playing with my dogs and recovery devices - modern technology is fantastic :) 
Favorite Food:  Fruits and Veggies, and/or pork roll egg and cheese on a roll!