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Training for your First Sprint/Mini-Triathlon

Triathlon Event Hello, I was wondering what kind of time frame is needed for training before your first triathlon…a year? 6 months? 3 months? Thanks for your time.

Gina from Pennsylvania

Triathlon Event  Hi Gina,

Thank you for contacting TriathaNewbie.comn and welcome to the world of mini-triathlons!

We always suggest that a beginner triathlete take 6-9 months to train for their first triathlon. In addition to being able to swim, bike and run properly, you need to have the stamina to do them for roughly two hours or more if you’re aiming for something longer than a sprint/mini-triathlon. We also have a section on our website called Beginner Triathlete Basics to help you find your way.

Here are some training manuals the we recommend:

Please email with any other questions.

Be well,

Niki

TriathaNewbie.com Staff

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