Have you dreamed of crossing a finish line but felt like you had no idea how to get from where you are now to the starting line? Whether it's a 5K, triathlon, or some other starting line, this book is here to give you all the insights you need to make it to your first race. Even if you've never done anything athletic in your entire life, completing a triathlon is ultimately up to your willingness to dedicate the time and put in the effort to "try." This book is also full of stories from women who will inspire and motivate you. These women not only successfully completed a race, they found new confidence and overcame unhealthy lifestyle choices. Meant for each and every woman-whether you're fit or a self-proclaimed couch potato-this book is the perfect guide to successfully a triathlon with just a few months of effort and dedication.
After a life-changing experience, the author went from a career-driven woman to a triathlon enthusiast. She shares her own story as well as those of the women she interviewed for this book. After reading Courage to Tri, you'll be inspired to sign up for your first race as well as given the tools to actually conquer it
USA Triathlon coach and author Bethany Rutledge believes that crossing a finish line can change your life in amazing ways. Once an unlikely endurance athlete herself, she and her husband are now co-owners of Atlanta Triathlon Club, a large triathlon community in Atlanta, GA, and Energy Lab, a cycling and coaching studio. Bethany is a two-time Kona qualifier and has worked with hundreds of athletes as a coach. She regularly writes for Triathlete Magazine, Women's Running Magazine, and Training Peaks. Bethany also co-hosts a weekly podcast, "Grit and Dirt," showcasing athletes who have made huge life changes.