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Spotlight on… Jason Mercer

March 10, 2014

Jason Mercer

is a seasoned athlete with lots of experience to bring to his A-game. A strong runner, he is sure to be one to watch this summer at EPIC Dartmouth!


Name: Jason Mercer
 Age Group: 35-39
 Event/Distance: IRON Dartmouth


How long have you been involved in the triathlon world?

4 years

When you started, what were your goals?

I started doing triathlons in order to help me cross train for full marathons.

Do you have any pre-race superstitions?

Nope! (laughing)

How many hours per week do you train?

In season (12-18); off season (0-8.)

What do you love most about EPIC Dartmouth and why did you choose this race?

I chose EPIC because it’s a great organization and because it’s local.

Words of wisdom (Any advice for your competitors or future triathletes?)

If you know the “why” then the “how” takes care of itself.