Set yourself up for success with these sites:

  • Pick a race Go to for nationwide listings.
  • Hire a virtual coach Craig Sheckler, the triathlon trainer who designed our plan, offers personalized plans. Check out for information.
  • Get the gear At, you'll find everything from wetsuits to energy bars.
  • Map your bike rides Do your first few workouts on an off-road path so you don't have to deal with cars. When you feel comfortable maneuvering, hit the road. To locate a route, go to