1) What race did you do and what distance?
Stonebridge Tri Sprint distance (750m/20km/5km).
2) What went well?
Looking back, many minor things could have been improved upon, and many things were way better than expected. The best part of the event was simply having my training buddies racing alongside me.
3) What was unexpected area for improvement?
Swimming a straight line in unfamiliar waters.
4) Will you tri again?!
Absolutely without a doubt going to tri again next season.
5) Any tips for a first timer?
Practice transitions. Don’t overthink it, trust your training, and do not change anything before your race. Clean bikes are faster – hashtag science. Allow your first race to be a celebration of your efforts to get there.