Finisher medals and age group awards can be one of the treats of completing a triathlon, if only to see the creativity of the race organizers. The following pictures show the 5 most unique triathlon medals that I have received, in order of race date.
On September 25, 1974, a small group in San Diego, CA decided to try (pun intended) a ‘strange type of race’ involving running, biking, and swimming. Today, the sport is well organized, international, and includes races for nearly every age and ability.
Preparing for a triathlon is a great way to cross-train and, in doing so, develop whole body fitness to maintain or even increase your level of fitness with all of its accompanying health benefits.
If you are not yet convinced that you should participate in triathlon, check out the list of 15 reasons that you should plan to do a triathlon. You may be surprised by Reason #6.