Born in the early s at the San Diego Track Club, modern triathlon has grown enormously over a short period of time into a variety of popular formats. However, for the age group , a good male time is around six hours, with an additional hour on top of that for females. Getting under the 11hr mark deserves serious respect! Let us know in the comments below! We look at the different distances involved in tri, and what a good finish time looks like for each. By Dan Middlehurst.
Why Amateur Triathletes Shouldn’t Train Like the Pros
Why Amateur Triathletes Shouldn’t Train Like the Pros – Triathlete
This super sprint tri is a great beginner triathlon and is unique because of its separated Rookie beginners and Veterans experience triathlete waves. The open division exists for those wishing to go head to head regardless of age group. This keeps the age groups friendly and allows for some seriously fast times and course records. This is the only division with a mass swim start. Those wishing to compete for Overall Champion should compete in this division. This division is for everyone who has done 2 or more triathlons.
Top 10 List of Newbie Triathlete Mistakes. They say the best way to learn is to make mistakes. As a newbie and Clydesdale, in my first year of competing, I've made my share of mistakes.
An athlete competes at Ironman Boulder. Photo: Shutterstock. I often discuss with athletes the concept of their potential within the context of the life they lead. Even as athletes try to cram the training into daily and weekly schedules filled with other important commitments, the results become more elusive. That kind of self-pressure puts an athlete on a downward spiral that leads to chronic fatigue, overuse injuries, frustration, disappointment, and burnout.