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Triathlon Event  Hi, I just wanted to let you know how helpful your website has been. I just completed my first sprint triathlon and I often went to your website to get advice and info. It was a great experience and I did it with Team In Training which made it all the more fantastic. I’m hooked now. I just wanted to let you know your site was a big help.

Sue from Massachusetts
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Triathlon Event   Hi Sue,

We are so happy that TriathaNewbie.com was a good resource for you and CONGRATULATIONS on competing and finishing your first triathlon! If you are interested in participating in our Triathlete Profile, we’d love to hear from you.

  • BEFORE YOUR TRIATHLON
  1. How long did you train to get ready for this triathlon?
  2. How do you balance workouts with family/job responsibilities?
  3. What inspired you to try a triathlon?
  4. What do you think the easiest part of the triathlon will be?
  5. What do you think the hardest part of the triathlon will be?
  6. Will you do another triathlon after this?
  • AFTER YOUR TRIATHLON
  1. How does your pre-triathlon vision compare with what the actual event?
  2. What was your favorite part of your first triathlon?
  3. What was the most challenging part of your first triathlon?
  4. What advice would you give a newbie now that you’ve completed your first triathlon?
  5. How did you celebrate your finish?
  6. What’s next for you?

Once you’ve documented your triathlon, we would really appreciate it if you could email it to us and write “First Triathlon Story” in the subject line. We will post it with the hopes of inspiring other beginner triathletes to try their first triathlons.

Send along a bunch of pictures too so we can see you in action!!! (not professional pictures as they are copyrighted)

Be well.

~Niki

Btw, if anyone reading this post would like to be a part of our Triathlete Profile section, feel free to respond.

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