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Run ResourcesTriathlon QuestionTriathlon Transistions - Do you wear your transition bag during the entire race or do you stash it somewhere between the swim and bike transition?

Triathlon Question"Walking" during the Triathlon Run - We can't run due to knee problems but we can walk...

Triathlon QuestionTransition 1 for Men - I'm thinking of just pulling my bike shorts over my Speedo at T1. Will this be uncomfortable?

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Triathlon QuestionOver the Cut-Off Triathlon Event Time - I will take longer than the 30 minutes that is allotted...

Triathlon QuestionTriathlon Racing Category - How do I know which group I should (race) in?

Triathlon QuestionBathroom Needs During a Triathlon Event - What happens if you have to go to the bathroom?

Triathlon Question Using Electronic Devices During Triathlon Events - While reading the USAT rules, saw that headphones, mp3s, etc are prohibited.

Triathlon QuestionTraining for Marathons and Triathlons Simultaneously - I am battling to get the balance right with eating enough after my swim...

Triathlon QuestionIronman Cut-off Times - On a full Ironman how much time is given for each step of the race? How long for the whole thing? Start time and End time

Triathlon QuestionTriathlon Age Limits for Kids - My twelve year old daughter...is interested in participating in a mini triathalon - is there an age limit for participation?

Triathlon QuestionWalking vs. Running
Clarification for those who CANNOT Physically Run.

Triathlon ResourceHeadphones during Triathlon Races and Training - I ran across “the top ten violated rules” during a triathlon event on the USAT website...the rule that changed the way I trained and raced most came was #8

Triathlon QuestionAverage Triathlon Times - I am a 70 year old female. Need to find the times for swim, bike run for my age group...

Triathlon QuestionIs Walking Acceptable? I can swim and bike, but I have to walk fast instead of run because of knee problem. Is that considered acceptable?

Triathlon ResourceThe Progression to Longer Distance Triathlons - A beginner triathlete guide to navigating triathlon distances

Triathlon QuestionWalk or Run?  I am not a runner so I am looking of a mini that allows the "running" portion to be a walking portion, if there is such a thing.

Triathlon ResourceRecovery & Sprint Triathlon - There have been several of you that have had questions on recovery following a sprint distance triathlon. Here are some basic guidlines to follow.

Triathlon QuestionTriathlons for Charity - i want to do a triathlon raise money for cancer awareness, can you help me

Triathlon QuestionWalking vs. Running
Clarification for those who CANNOT Physically Run

Triathlon QuestionRacing with Your Ipod - I listen to music always when I train and listened to it for the bike and run part of the indoor race.

Triathlon QuestionWalking Acceptable? I can swim and bike, but I have to walk fast instead of run because of knee problem.  Is that considered acceptable?

Triathlon QuestionWalk or Run? I need general info on what a mini-marathon entails. I am not a runner so I am looking of a mini that allows the "running" portion to be a walking portion, if there is such a thing.

Triathlon ResourceSeven Habits of Highly Effective Triathletes - OK, some of you might be "Accidental Triathletes", barely remembering how and why you got into this sport. For some of you, it may have become a way to stay fit, or you like the image or lifestyle or like the friends you've made along the way. Even so, the majority of you are still drawn by the competition and want to actually get better.

Triathlon ResourceRace Day Preparation -
A must-read for those of you preparing to compete this summer!

Triathlon ResourceRace Day Preparation - On race day they are more fit than they were before their training started. In most cases they feel confident that there bodies can handle the challenge ahead but there is one piece of preparation that many novice triathletes neglect to address which can turn a good race into a great race.

Triathlon QuestionWalk or Run? I just signed up for my first ever mini triathalon. 1/2 mile swim, 10 mile bike, 3 mile run. Do you have a daily training regimem for beginners?

Triathlon QuestionThe Use of Camelbaks While Racing - Is the use of Camelbaks or other wearable hydration packs allowed in Triathlons?

Triathlon ResourceThe Fourth Discipline – Mental Ability - so why was I only thinking negative thoughts and why did I have a sick feeling in my gut? Does this sound familiar? For most athletes this happens to us at least once before a big race.

Triathlon ResourceHow to Cross the Finish Line - So you’ve swam, you’ve biked and you’ve run. You are about 25 yards away from the finish line and are thinking, “There it is: The Finish Line!” Now what?

Please take a few minutes to look through these articles and feel free emial us if you have any questions.

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Triathlon ResourcePennsylvania Triathlon - Connellsville Parks and Recreation Triathlon - Great sprint triathlon for beginners!

Triathlon ResourceNew York Triathlon - Brooklyn Sports Club Mini Indoor Triathlon - This unique indoor event is perfect for first-timers
Triathlon QuestionIs My Bike Ready for a Triathlon? ...My concern is I will start ramping up my training and my bike won't last...

Triathlon QuestionBuying a Triathlon Bike - Learn how to buy the right bike without breaking the bank from experts in the field

Triathlon QuestionRunning: Good for the Body and the Brain - Could running make you smarter? The answer may surprise you.

Triathlon QuestionWalking Instead of Running in a Triathlon - The race promoters presented an award to a 69 year old female who had had 2 knee replacements...
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Triathlon EventNew York Triathlon - Brooklyn Sports Club Mini Indoor Triathlon - This unique indoor event is perfect for first-timers

Triathlon EventGeorgia Triathlon - Tri for the Shelter Sprint Triathlon - USAT sanctioned, This triathlon takes place in the gorgeous Rocky Mountain Recreation...

    Triathlon InspirationMy First Triathlon, Nicholas D'Angelo - It was the end of my life as I knew it and the beginning of the beginning. I decided that I wanted to live. I wanted to be a better husband, father, son, brother, uncle, and friend...

Triathlon InspirationFirst Triathlon Story - Greg H. from Texas - just to raise your arms at the finish line and know that you accomplished a triathlon is such a great feeling.

Triathlon ResourceAge Groups - Can you tell me why the age groups are 25 to 34 ... while most races use 20 to 29, 30 to 39, and 40 to 49?

Triathlon ResourceWhat to Wear for a Triathlon - Is it insane to think I can bike/run in shorts and a sports bra that I swam in?

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