Your First Triathlon: Go Early

The ultimate guide to finding your ideal race

Jun 3, 2013
Outside Magazine
early morning running morning triathlon

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The triathlon season kicks off in March and goes through October. “Early season races tend to be less super hard-core and competitive,” Polloreno says. That’s when seasoned triathletes are testing their fitness, or racing their way back into shape. If you want a mellower race experience, look at events in March and April.

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