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I Have Completed a Triathlon

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    I Did The Sprint Triathlon

    A few years ago, I was a bit out of shape and decided to set a goal of completing a sprint triathlon. It required a lot of training -- swimming especially -- as I had never taken swimming lessons. I could swim, but my stroke needed a lot of improvement. I had done quite a bit...
    RandyJollymore RandyJollymore 41-45, M Aug 11, 2011

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    My Triathlon Story

    I have never been an athletic person, and while I was in grad school, I was pretty much sedentary. When I finally got out, I started going to the gym a few times a week, but that is about it. Tried to run a 5k in May but had to walk a good portion of it. Then when I was...
    RebelDiamond RebelDiamond 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 24, 2010

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    Well, Not Yet...

    Sunday, August 7th! It is just a sprint, but Im doing it with a separated shoulder injured only two weeks ago!
    OneToughMudder OneToughMudder 22-25, M Jul 28, 2011

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    Crazy to Tri

    My first triathlon was summer 08.  Everyone told me I was crazy.  I actually got tired of hearing it after awhile!  One morning, while out cycling up a long hill, I stopped for a breather.  A teenage boy asked if I biked up the whole hill.  Yup, I nodded...
    Babeifer Babeifer 26-30, F Feb 3, 2009

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    Well Not Yet....

    But I've been training up to one day complete in the IronMan World Championship in Kailua Kona....
    ThereIsNoName ThereIsNoName 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 20, 2013

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    08 Tinamn Triathlon

    i completed my first triathlon june 22, 2008. it was almost a disaster and it took longer than expected, but i did it! it was a 5k, 10 mile ride & a 150 yd swim. the swim i coulda done in my sleep, but i'm not a strong rider, so that was difficult for me. i'm training for my...
    girlgerms girlgerms 22-25 Jul 4, 2008

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