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About trycharleston

A Triathlon that promotes health, volunteerism, tourism and charity in Charleston, S.C.

Race Details & How to Prepare for Race Week!

As you approach race day, you should remember to prepare properly the week before and the day before to ensure you at optimal condition.  Here are some event details and preparation tips, as you get closer to race day: Event … Continue reading

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Born To RUN…Quick Tips for the Running Portion of Your Tri!

“Every morning in Africa, a gazelle wakes up, it knows it must outrun the fastest lion or it will be killed. Every morning in Africa, a lion wakes up. It knows it must run faster than the slowest gazelle, or … Continue reading

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Swim, BIKE, Run: How to Prepare for the Bike Portion of Your Triathlon

One of the main reasons that triathlons are tough is that they require you to perform in three different sports.  Unlike other sporting events where you are required to focus on one athletic sport or activity, triathlons force you to … Continue reading

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SWIM, Bike, Run: How to Jumpstart Your Swim Training

When you set out to train for your triathlon, you will want to make sure you give each sport the attention necessary to ensure you perform at your best on race day.  Have you developed a solid training program for … Continue reading

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Quick Tips for Transitions

Have you made time in your training schedule to plan and prepare for transitions?  If you are in the middle of training, or even just starting out, make sure you develop a plan of action to train for the transitions … Continue reading

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Remember to Plan Your Meals & Carb Up!

No matter your training regimen or level of ability, it is always important to plan out your meals and nutrition.  It can make a big difference in your energy during your training and your overall performance on race day.  Where … Continue reading

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Tips for First-Time Triathletes

Training for a triathlon or sprint triathlon should not be taken lightly.  It is a great experience, and truly rewarding, but you should take the proper amount of time to prepare before you commit.  A full triathlon consists of a … Continue reading

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