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Old 07-08-05, 01:12 AM   #1
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Should I do a dot-m race or a full triathlon that's not "ironman"

Anybody have any experience with either of these? Thanks!
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Old 07-08-05, 09:02 AM   #2
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If you don't care about qualifying for Hawaii, do whatever fits for you. Just make sure the race organization has been doing tris for a while.
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I wondered the same thing, when I finally decided to register for a race. I debated doing the local ironman-distance race, or a proper Ironman.

In the end, I decided on the proper Ironman for a couple reasons. One: I wanted to say that I competed in an ironman. I figured if I'm going to spend so much money to compete in that kind of race, I want the support and attention a sanctioned Ironman race can give me, and I don't mind spending a little extra for that.
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