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Why do an Indoor Triathlon?

 


One of my favorite things about Triathlon is the community!  Even though this is a community of athletes, from beginner to elite, they are not elitists.  You will never meet a more welcoming group of people... ever.  This has been proven to me in multiple states, multiple races, multiple distances, and every age!  If you want to feel uplifted, participate in a triathlon!!

The second biggest reason I love triathlon is the feeling of accomplishment!  The feeling I get for completing 3 sports in one day... but also the feeling you get when you see others finish!  I am always so inspired by watching other triathletes overcome their own challenges and crush their own goals!  That "finish line" feeling is like no other and I love to share it with others!!

If you are local to me, here is a great way to do your first (or hundredth)! Have you heard of an indoor triathlon before?  Triathlete magazine did a write-up on indoor tris here

When you do an indoor triathlon with a set time in each discipline, you set your own pace.  You decide if you water walk, backstroke, freestyle, or breaststroke in the water.  You decide how fast to ride on the spin bike.  You decide if you walk or run on the treadmill.  Transition times are set, so you don't have to practice getting from one sport to the next.  You report your total distances for overall results... or don't report if you don't want to.  This indoor triathlon is for YOU!  In an hour, you will be a triathlete!  You'll even have a t-shirt, swim cap, and finisher medal to prove it!

Who's ready to TRI?  



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