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Triathlon Distances Explained

If new to triathlon it can be a daunting world with terminology that is often alien to those with limited experience to the sport.  At Life Of Tri we aim to break down those barriers to the sport, providing simple information to what Triathlon is, and why we love it so much. 140 more words


Triathlon Race Report (HIM)

Last weekend I did my first half distance triathlon and I’m finally getting around to posting my race report. This was my “A race” for the year, I started training for it in May. 1,218 more words

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Race report: Barrelman 1/2 Ironman 2018

The 2018 edition of the Barrelman 1/2 Ironman was to be the 5th running of this race, and my 5th year participating (last year I did the swim/bike due to a foot injury). 1,042 more words

Triathlon Race Reports

For many people a half ironman (70.3) is the main event but for me, this was just another training tool. My goal was to prep as if it was my main event and see how well I did once everything was all said and done. 1,979 more words

Ironman 10/14/18 Louisville

race report: HITS hudson valley

a sample of things I remembered to bring on my triathlon camping trip:
  • travel Connect 4, circa 1988
  • Exploding Kittens
  • an extra blanket and sheets, in addition to my sleeping bag…
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Wildflower Long-Course Triathlon- The Hardest Race You Will Love. Tips from our 2018 Experience

Would I do Wildflower Long-Course again? Yeah- but a little smarter…and if I get disc brakes… and granny gears. I did it in 2004, then not again until 2018. 1,394 more words

Triathlon Tips & Adventures

Bike Training Report

This is part 2 of my training recap leading up to my first half ironman distance triathlon. Part 1 was about swim training and I’ll post part 3 about running next week. 603 more words

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