No seriously, don’t laugh. I’m not talking about doing an Ironman or anything like that. Sprint triathlons are quite doable. Some of them are even aimed at beginner triathletes. There are also training and support groups aimed and beginners. If you’re intimidated, but even mildly interested, I would encourage you to find a training group in your area. These groups can be incredibly supportive and provide good information.

Doing a triathlon should be on your bucket list. It’s empowering to complete one.

Triathlons have different names according to their length. Sprint is typically the shortest one, but the course length can still vary by event. You can search for triathlons on such sites as and

Heck, if you have questions, I’ll even give some input if you like, but don’t count yourself out!