Five Tips For Tackling Your First Ironman

  • By Aaron Hersh
  • Published Oct 24, 2011
  • Updated Oct 24, 2012 at 4:15 PM UTC
Here are five tips from a first-timer. Photo: Nils Nilsen

2. Pack In Advance, Then Don’t Stress

A ton of time, energy and money can go up in smoke with a seemingly small mishap that takes you out of the race, so cover the details in the days and weeks leading up to it. Pre-race stress can have the same effect, so go through the logistics in advance, then take confidence in your preparation.

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Aaron Hersh

Aaron Hersh

Aaron Hersh is the Senior Tech Editor of Triathlete magazine. To submit a question, write Aaron at

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