For a newbie, learning many things along the course can be motivating. People run, walk, some do a little of both, others pull over to the sidewalk, or take walking breaks along the way. This is what keeps everyone going regardless of distances they are conquering. It teaches on how having a thoughtful response can positively influence our attitude throughout the race. You won’t believe a first timer complaining about being tired, thirsty, cranky, and with everything hurting… yet at the end says she can’t wait for her next triathlon! This is one beautiful first race story.
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