Your First Triathlon: Timing

The ultimate guide to finding your ideal race

Jun 3, 2013
Outside Magazine
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“Assess your fitness level and make your goals accordingly,” Polloreno says. “If you’re going from couch to sprint, you’ll want to leave six months, possibly, to do it properly. If you’re a runner or a cyclist transitioning to triathlon, maybe you just need six weeks.”