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2013-07-06 1:24 PM

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I can't believe it is finally gonna happen! Been working on this first tri FOREVER. lol Took me a year to get here. First I had to learn how to swim from scratch. Unless you count doggie paddle as swimming. That took a good 5 months. Then I got hurt and had to take a bunch of time off. Finally, I am ready and it is tomorrow. Why have I felt down all week? Maybe PMS. Could be nerves. Could be because my old knee injury from back in the beginning of the year is not doing too hot. I will be fine for the race but I know that I will need to cut back on my running after the race before it gets bad again. Anyway, I have to pick up my race packet this afternoon and there is a pre race meeting so that should get me pumped for tomorrow. That is all.


2013-07-06 1:33 PM
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Good luck with your tri tomorrow. I bet you'll do great. Just remember to have fun and smile for the camera.
2013-07-06 1:39 PM
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Good luck - go enjoy it - you deserve it after all the training and setbacks!!
2013-07-06 2:43 PM
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Go out there and have a blast! Be safe and smart and remember to smile.

2013-07-06 3:20 PM
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My first was a lot of fun and I'm so psyched to do it again this year. You're going to be great tomorrow. Smile and have fun and enjoy that PR!
2013-07-06 3:26 PM
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Thanks for the replies! I think I am just nervous. It will be good though. I have been a member of this site for over a year without an avatar. Gotta smile for some good pics that I can use for my first avatar!


2013-07-06 5:02 PM
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You better go out there and beat everyone!!! Okay well maybe not that.....how about just go out there and have a blast. Yeah it'll be a challenge and you may have some problems to overcome, but your doing it. Remember the training is the hardwork and the race is the payoff. So go out there and get paid!!!! Don't forget to let us know how it goes.
2013-07-06 6:26 PM
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Good luck, and have fun!
2013-07-06 6:43 PM
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Good Luck, my first is in two weeks and I can't wait. Remember to enjy the experience, its the only "first" tri you'll have....
2013-07-06 8:28 PM
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Good luck, did my first last July and am hooked. You will have an awesome time.
2013-07-06 8:44 PM
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Good luck and enjoy!


2013-07-06 9:59 PM
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Good luck! You only get ONE first triathlon, make sure you enjoy every minute of it!
2013-07-07 5:29 AM
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Best wishes on your first. Be sure to take time to look around, talk to the folks who've racked their bikes next to you, and just enjoy the whole experience. There is nothing like a sunrise on the morning of a race.
2013-07-07 2:13 PM
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Goodluck... smile and have fun get a PR...Let us know how it went
2013-07-07 4:44 PM
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good luck! hope it went well!
2013-07-07 5:22 PM
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Thanks for all the well wishes. It was a blast! I finished in about 1:28. The official times are not available yet. I still need to do a race report and add an avatar. The swim was probably my worst leg. It was a 750m serpentine swim. My time (according to my garmin) was not that great but I killed it on the bike leg. Passed fools left and right. As a result there wasn't much left for the run but I was still happy with the split on that. Good luck to anyone getting ready for their first. It is so worth it! I cannot wait to do another!


2013-07-07 5:37 PM
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Hoooray! Sounds like you had a great race! Don't forget to do a race report! It's a nice way to reflect on your experience and share it with others.
2013-07-07 6:59 PM
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Congratulations and welcome to being hooked on the triathlon madness train.

Guess what, you are a triathlete Fantastic feeling isn't it?
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