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8 Things to Know Before Your First Triathlon

8 Things to Know Before Your First Triathlon

As a competitive triathlete, I’ve learned quite a bit about triathlon over the past five years. Here are some of the things that I wasn’t told prior to my first event. Discover what you should know before race day, so you don’t get caught by surprise. Be well prepared and your first experience will be a good one. You do not have to be an endurance athlete to compete in triathlon. There are several triathlon distances. The Super Sprint (quarter mile swim, 6.2 mile bike, 1.5 mile run) is the shortest. A typical fitness enthusiast can reasonably complete this in...


Three Reasons You Should Compete in a Triathlon

Three Reasons You Should Compete in a Triathlon

Have you been thinking about competing in a triathlon event, but can’t make up your mind? Here are 3 reasons to stop procrastinating and take the plunge. Whether you’re afraid of the swim, or don’t think you have enough time to prepare, many people are interested in attempting multisport, but continue to put it off for one reason or another. As triathlon becomes more popular, you can find one just about anywhere. With some preparation and guts, you can be swimming, cycling and running to the finish line in just a few months. Here are three reasons why you should...