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What I wish I knew before my first race

What I wish I knew before my first race

Originally Published: July 28, 2011
By Erin Purrington | GOTRIbal member

1. Triathletes look intimidating, but who wouldn't with all that spandex? Triathletes are pretty nice folks actually. There will always be an exception to that rule, but most are glad to help you out with advice, encouragement or even an extra pair of goggles or spare gel. Just before the start of my first race, a woman sitting on the wall next to me asked, very sincerely, if I was OK. Apparently, I looked more than a little nervous. When my chain came off on the bike course, people didn't ...

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