After months of no competition, Triatlet Michael Railaert will begin his first race of the season next Saturday. The Ironman will participate in 70.3 in St. George, Rostock USA. The 40-year-old endurance athlete will swim 1.9 kilometers, bike 90 kilometers and run 13.1 kilometers at the open North American Championship, which takes place in Utah State.
“I’m curious as to how the race will feel,” Rayleart says, “for me it’s a privilege to be able to join the race again.” Over the past few weeks and months, Michael Relert has been looking ahead to the season. Specially prepared in his hometown. Travels abroad were canceled, with a focus on training. Michael Railart, together with brother Andreas, tried to make the situation better.
After the mandatory pause, the younger of the Raelert siblings faced an endurance test with an extra helping of motivation. “The beginning list is with many great names. I am excited to see how the race will turn out. Top favorites include Canadian Lionel Sanders, Americans Rodolphe van Berg, Ben Conute and Matt Hanson. Australians Joe Gambles or Sam Appleton can also be relied upon as Denmark’s Daniel Bekegaard or Belgian Bart Ernouts.
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