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!
Choosing Your First Triathlon
So you’ve been hearing a lot about this triathlon thing lately and want to get in and see what the hype is all about. Maybe it was a New Year’s resolution, maybe your friend has been talking about it non-stop, maybe you are looking for a new way to challenge yourself. Whatever the reason may […]
USA Triathlon: 1-day versus annual membership
Sun Multisport Events (SME) is managed by a USA Triathlon (USAT) Certified Race Director and all SME multisport races are sanctioned by USAT. This means that SME races follow specific safety guidelines and USAT Competitive Rules. It also means participating athletes will have their results included in USAT’s National Ranking System and qualify for excess medical coverage […]
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