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9 Things I Learned While TRI-ING FOr The First Time

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9 Things I Learned While TRI-ING FOr The First Time

Recently I attempted (and completed!) my first triathlon. It was in Rotorua, New Zealand and was called Sufferfest. That should have been my first clue to be honest! There was a half Ironman distance involving a 2km swim, 90km cycle and a 21km run, and a quarter Ironman which was half that. I wanted to opt for the half and thankfully Jordana talked me down to the quarter for my first attempt. I was diagnosed with breast cancer early in 2019, and when I found out I was to undergo chemotherapy and radiotherapy I decided to set myself a physical...

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