Have you dreamed of crossing a finish line but have no idea how to get from now to the starting line? Do you have a secret goal you’re terrified to tackle? Courage to Tri will inspire you and give you practical tools to approach your first race with confidence. Even if you’ve never done anything athletic, completing a triathlon is within reach–if you put in the time and effort to try.
- Read stories of women who found new confidence, overcame unhealthy lifestyle choices, and made new friends along their journeys.
- Meant for each and every woman–whether you’re fit or a self-proclaimed couch potato.
- This book is the perfect how-to guide on successfully completing a triathlon with just a few months of effort and dedication.
After a life-changing experience, the author went from a harried, career-driven woman to a triathlon enthusiast as she completely immersed herself in endurance sport. She turned her passion into a coaching career and since, has coached hundreds of women to conquer their goals.
About the Author
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. The couple also owns Energy Lab, a unique cycling and coaching studio. Bethany is a two-time Kona qualifier, and throughout her career as a coach, she has worked with hundreds of athletes. She is also part of the USA Triathlon Southeast Regional Council and regularly writes for publications like 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 (the grit) and the path that led them there (the dirt). She is involved in various organizations such as the Scott Rigsby Foundation, the Kyle Pease Foundation, Lifeline Animal Project, and the Atlanta Tri Club Paratriathlon Program.