For Beginners

Getting started in triathlon can be a little overwhelming… afterall, it’s not just 1 sport, it’s 3 and then there’s the so-called 4th leg of a triathlon — “transition”. For anyone new to the sport, our advice for the first race is simple: have fun. Sure, you want to be prepared and if you’re a competitive type, you want to go fast, but if you accept the fact that you’ll look back on your first race experience and quickly identify a variety of things you should have done differently, then your head is in the right place.

Read below for a series of articles written for beginners to the great sport of triathlon. We hope you find them helpful!


Wetsuit and Skinsuits: When you can and when you can’t

  • Posted by sunmultisport
  • On Aug 20, 2018

One of the most frequently asked questions before a triathlon is, “What’s the water temperature?” Beyond the obvious basic curiosity of how “warm” or “cold” the water is (and what’s “warm” or “cold” varies by athlete), for a USAT sanctioned event (and all triathlons produced by Sun Multisport Event are USAT sanctioned), the water temperature […]

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My Time to Tri

  • Posted by sunmultisport
  • On Jun 05, 2018

Visit the My Time to Tri website for great resources to help you get started on the journey to complete your first triathlon. Use a simple slider tool that asks about your swim, bike and run skill levels and you’ll receive a free triathlon training plan.  The site also includes lots of great articles, a […]

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