Your First Triathlon: Close to Home

The ultimate guide to finding your ideal race

Jun 3, 2013
Outside Magazine
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Consider if you want to race near home or travel. “You may not want to spend a lot of money to travel if you’re just testing the waters,” Polloreno says. Now you have decisions to make: Want to race in March, but you’re stuck in the snow? You’ll have to travel. Want to wait until summer when the weather’s nice at home? Your race may be more competitive.

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