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    Sprint Triathlon

    Just signed Coastal and I up for our very first, Sprint Triathlon!!
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    Re: Sprint Triathlon

    I tried one of those once, went through about a carton of smokes and a case of beer before it started. Woke up holding my number patch after it ended about 15 feet behind the starting line of the first event in some bushes. I was good with it, I couldn't be bothered with their dumb rules anyway.

    Seriously. my best to you and Coastal. That's a lot of hard work right there, more so considering Coastal wanted nothing to do with it. Kick some butt and go back to help Coastal out of the bushes when it's over.
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    Re: Sprint Triathlon

    Its a sprint.... So, .5 mile swim, 13.6 mile bike ride and 5k run ...we got this!

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    Re: Sprint Triathlon

    YaY!!!!

    I'm not sure if Ebenezer visits the board much anymore (you could try and message him)... he's done several of the Sprints and a few Olympics, and just completed the Full IM (Maryland) this past weekend.
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    Re: Sprint Triathlon

    I am worried about the swim portion ... I hear that is the hardest part to train for ..

    Just proud we are doing this together.

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    Re: Sprint Triathlon

    Quote Originally Posted by Blondie View Post
    I am worried about the swim portion ... I hear that is the hardest part to train for ..

    Just proud we are doing this together.
    When is it ? Looking forward to hearing about it. Don't worry, just give it your best shot. That's the best anyone can do.

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    Re: Sprint Triathlon

    Quote Originally Posted by Mace View Post
    When is it ? Looking forward to hearing about it. Don't worry, just give it your best shot. That's the best anyone can do.
    Jan 5th, so we have 13 weeks to train.

    Yesterday we did 20 mile bike ride, over three bridges that give you access to Clearwater Beach ..

    Today, is going to be swim for 15 mins, and then run for 20 mins, and adding in some strength training as well.

    I found a forum that has a 13 week training schedule, and I am going to follow it, and of course tweak where I know I can. For example, today is a 20 min run .. that will be more than enough for coastal, but I may go 30 mins ... I am already more of a runner than him, so the bike and run portion is already not to bad for me. That is why I may just add in the strength training for myself.

    I am super excited about this, and really glad we are doing this together

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    Re: Sprint Triathlon

    Quote Originally Posted by Blondie View Post
    Jan 5th, so we have 13 weeks to train.

    Yesterday we did 20 mile bike ride, over three bridges that give you access to Clearwater Beach ..

    Today, is going to be swim for 15 mins, and then run for 20 mins, and adding in some strength training as well.

    I found a forum that has a 13 week training schedule, and I am going to follow it, and of course tweak where I know I can. For example, today is a 20 min run .. that will be more than enough for coastal, but I may go 30 mins ... I am already more of a runner than him, so the bike and run portion is already not to bad for me. That is why I may just add in the strength training for myself.

    I am super excited about this, and really glad we are doing this together
    And my best that you kick it's butt together. Know you both will. You're going to want some extra strength training to carry Coastal.

    Just kidding. Looking forward to hearing about it.

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    Re: Sprint Triathlon

    I am up to 550 meters and coastal is around 750 meters in 21 mins.. I have 220 meters to go, but plenty of time to get there.

    I am running 2 miles after every swim, he is not.running yet. He has done a mile here and mile there, but he needs to get on that..

    We take little bike rides here and there through out week,and one big one on weekend.

    Next weekend I'd like to do the swim, bike ride and run just to see where I am at..

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