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which toys to leave at home when headed to a triathlon
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Which Toys To Leave At Home When Headed To A Triathlon

If you are headed to a triathlon with kids in tow, there are great toys to bring to keep them entertained, but there are also certain items that you should really leave at home. I’ve learned this the hard way through personal experience or actually seeing it happen and going, “Oh, that’s not good”. From being too heavy to lug around with you all day…

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TOP TIPS FOR TRAVELING TO TRIATHLONS WITH KIDS IN TOW

Okay, I’ll be the first to admit it. It can be difficult traveling to triathlons. Throw kids in tow into the mix and it makes it even tougher when you’re traveling to the races. Picking the location, making sure you’ve packed everything EVERYONE needs, traveling with a bike, packing up the car or flying, getting that right-sized rental car, unpacking at the hotel, being left…

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traveling to triathlons with kids in tow
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HOW TO SET YOUR FAMILY UP FOR SUCCESS WHEN CHOOSING A TRIATHLON

There are so many triathlons all over the world and most in really cool places, making it incredibly tough to choose. But, the truth is, you need to think twice before registering if you’re going to be traveling with the kids in tow. Of course, there are a few basic things to keep in mind when deciding if the location is right for your family,…

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what are some don'ts for spectating a triathlon
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TOP 10 TRIATHLON DON’TS TO SAVE THE SPECTATING DAY

  I know the word DON’T is strong and can sound mean, but that’s really not my intent.  We have just witnessed some “uncomfortable” situations take place at triathlons over the years and hate to see them repeated.  By writing these DON’TS, I’m trying to give you tips so that you, your athlete, your kids, and the race community have a very smooth day. We’ve actually…

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CHOOSING A FAVORITE TRIATHLON VENUE FOR THE FAMILY

We advise working as a team, triathlete and tripartner, when choosing a favorite triathlon venue for the family. Not only do you have to consider if it’s a good race for the triathlete, but also if it’s good for the family and/or your spectators. With extremely long days for full-distance races, the locations have to offer activities to keep everyone happy and occupied and places…

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LIFE TIME TRI CAPTEX – FOOD, FUN, & SPECTATING IN AUSTIN

On Monday, May 26,  3000 triathletes from first-timers to pros, will be in downtown Austin for the Life Time Tri’s CapTex.  When you think about all the famous and most visited attractions in downtown Austin, these triathletes will swim, bike, and run right past them.  This was THE FIRST triathlon my husband ever did and this year will be the last one he races as…

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FAMILY FUN AT TRIATHLONS: THE LOCAL RACES

We, triwives, have been at this for many years, with kids and without and at all race distances.  Having a triathlete in the family can be stressful and tough on the kids at any age.  Creating an attitude of a healthy lifestyle with triathlons as a part of it can become your family time norm versus a stressor.  Our Kids in Tow section of this…

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