Rookie Tri how to put on swim cap
In a triathlon like the Rookie Tri, swim caps are provided as part of the race and are required to be worn during the swim portion of the event. Different groups will wear different colors to help signal when waves are starting. Talk…
introductory bike rides
Introductory bike rides will help you become one with your bike Introductory bike rides can help if you're experiencing one or two of the following. The sport of triathlon is brand new to you. Running is pounding your knees and you've begun…
swimming
Swimming is coming along, slowly, but surely Swimming has been more difficult than I imagined during my Rookie Tri training. I knew swimming would be difficult as it’s easily my weakest discipline. It feels like such a foreign concept to…
wash your bike
Taking time to wash your bike is just as important as checking all parts Spring cleaning doesn't just pertain to household duties. So brush the cobwebs off your bike, wash your bike, and get it in proper gear for the spring triathlon season.…
Take your Rookie Tri training to the next level People race Rookie Tri for many reasons. Most race to prove to themselves they can complete a triathlon. Others race to beat their previous time. Some participate to stay in shape. Whatever your…
The Rookie Triathlon is a USAT-sanctioned event and includes many benefits for those that participate. Here is the low down of what USAT is, why sanctioning matters, and rules and benefits of being a USAT member. Who/What is USAT? USA…