Listen to archived shows on demand right now

Shop Locally For The Holidays

Latest News

Towamencin Triathalon Draws Many Competitors

bikeMore than 130 people competed in Sunday’s Journey for Joanne Triathalon, held on Towamencin Streets and at the township swimming pool on Weikel Road. That’s a record, up from about 75 last year.  Medal winners included Jennifer Benner of Hatfield, who finished third among women in the 30-to-34 age group.  She says she swims at North Penn High School and also at the Hatfield Aquatic Center.

“I’ll run and ride, and then I’ll do a short swim, and then I’ll run and ride my bike again.  This is my second triathalon.  I guess I like torture, ha ha.  It’s awfully hard sometimes when you’re out there practicing and racing, but you just have to tell yourself to keep going, be tough and finish it up.  It’s satisfying.  Even if I don’t do well my goal is to finish it, and not walk, hopefully.  It makes me feel good.”

Benner says she was pleased with her time of one hour and 15 minutes.  The triathletes swim for a quarter of a mile, then run for about a mile, bike ten miles, and finish with a five-mile run.  And in the triathalon world, that’s considered short.  The winner among men age 50 to 59 was David Lange of Philadelphia, who says the training is hard and the race itself is harder, but he feels good afterward.

“The fact that you exercise makes you eat right because you don’t want to put too much crap in your body if you’re going to have go to a six-mile run or a 30-mile bike ride, so it translates into a lot more energy and stamina for day-to-day life, and also I can lord it over all my peers.  I was at a party recently where there were all these guys about my same age, and they were all kind of hobbling around and complaining of these ailments, and I know I can go out there and kick their butts.  Ha, ha, ha.”

Lange says this was his sixth triathalon of the year, and he plans to do a few more.  Proceeds benefit the Towamencin Community Wellness Foundation, which will make a donation to the Wellness Center for cancer survivors in Lansdale.  It also supports the pool and other Towamencin Township recreation programs.
WNPV AM 1440 NASCAR returns to WNPV next Saturday (February 13th) with the Sprint Unlimited at Daytona. Before the season gets underway, which driver do YOU want to see win the Championship in 2016?
WNPV AM 1440 Tune to 1440 AM tomorrow at 11:10 AM when Ria Gilday will have as her guest on "Let's Talk Health" Ashley Hasselberger of Prevagen. Learn how Prevagen can help improve your memory!
WNPV AM 1440 Pam Knox Carroll joins Buxmont Live this morning at 10:10. Teamwork Wins is a 15-year-old nonprofit organization that assists individuals with Invisible Challenges™ to become self-directed, self-maintaining, self-sustaining, free-thinking and creative. Visit their site at http://teamworkwins.org and listen to the show on the web at http://listen.wnpv1440.com
www.teamworkwins.org teamworkwins.org Contribute to the well being of our communities through the facilitation of personal awareness and expanding consciousness of the individual.
Univest Corporation What's new with us? Tune into WNPV AM 1440 for an update from our CEO, Jeff, and our Bank President, Mike. They are broadcasting live from the new lobby of our corporate HQ here in Souderton.
WNPV AM 1440 Are you a Baby Boomer? Check out the Power 9 Principles that could help us live longer and better!
Boomers And Living Longer - Better mediapost.com With the first of them turning 70, Baby Boomers are about to do something undesirable yet inevitable - they're going to start getting old. And with the expectation that Boomers will live longer than any previous generation of Americans, old age may last for a very long time. The question is, will th…
WNPV AM 1440
How Do Presidential Candidates' Messages Resonate With Teens? mediapost.com The 2016 presidential election is unlike any we've seen. While most teenagers may not be able to vote, many are paying attention, playing a part and participating in the political process. Given the impact the government can have on young people's lives, this makes sense. And, given the fact that po…

Get In Touch

Address: 1210 Snyder Road
Lansdale, PA 19446

Phone: (215) 855-8211

Phone: (215) 723-2116