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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

5. Drink Coke

It’s counterintuitive, but the same drink dispensed by the soda fountain at McDonald’s can give a supernatural kick in the late stages of the marathon.

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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 Ahersh@competitorgroup.com.

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