The reasons people want to get involved in
triathlon or multisport vary. For some it is a chance to challenge
themselves physically or spiritually. For others it is the opportunity
for healthy competition on race day. And countless others are choosing
multisport to enhance their quality of life by partaking in a healthy
pastime. Regardless of your reason, USA Triathlon is here to encourage
you on that journey.
Running races are easy. Get dressed, grab your
running shoes and head to the race.
However, a duathlon can be very overwhelming. Aside from remembering
all your gear, you must set-up a transition area, what is this USA
Triathlon license, and the list goes on and on. If this is your
first race, you are probably wondering "how in the world will
I know everything?" Answer - is you won't, but hopefully the
resources below will make your race day experience one to remember.
Aside from remembering all your gear before
you head to the race, you must set-up a transition area as soon
as you arrive to the race venue. Among the many emotions during
the race, your goal is to move through the transition area as quickly
as possible in order to save time.
for detailed information on transition protocol and race day checklist.
How does a team transfer their timing chip,
can I wear my IPod, do I need a USA Triathlon license to compete?
All is answered here
Flat and fast. See Course
for more details A good first-time event for an individual or team
or a great way to kickoff the race season for the seasoned athlete.
Yes, we have them in multisport as well. They
protect you and the other racers and make for a fair and competitive
event. Click here for Most
Go to the USA
Triathlon rules site
for the entire rule book.
There are some basic do's and don't's and this
link to will give you some great tips on making your way around
the course. Triathlon
USA Triathlon has some great tips on racing
and protocol. USA
Triathlon racing tips