30 Jul '12, 10pm

Great @skinnyrunnerSR post on cheap destination racing (bc I want yall to come to @CIM_Sacramento, not bc I'm in it)

This is such a helpful post. Thanks! I have found that being willing to stay a little ways away from the race start/host hotel is well worth it. I’ve raced an Ironman in Louisville a couple times and both times I stayed in a hotel 3 miles away from the venue. However, I saved probably $100 per night and was away from the hubbub so I could relax. Also, you might want to consider becoming a AAA member. You can get discounts through them on hotels and (I think) car rentals, among other things (like cell phone bills). Bringing my own food has saved me tons of money, too. Even if my traveling companions want to go out to eat, I’ll join them but eat my own food either before or after so I can save a little money that way. All in all, traveling to races is so much fun–you see places you wouldn’t otherwise, and you can enjoy it knowing you are saving a little money and getting a g...

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