Frequent Questions

What you need to know about The Battalion.

  • What is The Battalion?

    The Battalion is a Running and Triathlon Team who love challenging races and the social community built around them. We are very supportive of one another and don't take ourselves too seriously.

  • How do I join?

    Fill out the Contact Form and someone will get back to you. Our pricing model is set at $50 per year. This gains you access to our Team Site which lists our group runs, group rides and races the team has signed up for. You will also get a Battalion tech shirt so you can represent.

  • Member Benefits?

    By joining and paying a yearly due, you will get access to our training schedule, the ability to train along side our coaches and access to Battalion gear. We map out our race schedule for the year as a team and base group training around it.

  • What kind of races does The Battalion train for?

    Our tagline says it all, "Unified in the Pursuit of Human Achievement." We race all distances from 5K to Marathon, Full Ironman to Sprint triathlon. There are even a few of us who are crazy Ultrarunners and Ultraswimmers!

  • I don't live in the NYC area, how can I participate?

    You can always race under our crest no matter where you live. You will not be able to participate in local group activities, but can still train on the days we train, for the races we will be racing.

  • Do you offer Private Coaching?

    Yes, we do offer Private Coaching. Please Contact Us for our rates.

Are you looking to push your limits? Do you want to be a part of something great? Join The Battalion!


I knew Coach Baker from the NYC running scene, and joined up with him as soon as he hung out his shingle and started coaching. Baker is a strong a motivated athlete, and carries that through into his coaching, leading us by example. Baker has coached me through two seasons of triathlon, with significant PR’s each season. Baker is always responsive, thorough and motivates me to push beyond what I think I can do. I have seen him adapt his style to the different teammates that work with him – but a…
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