If you were playing baseball and ran around the bases from home to third, everyone playing the game would let you know that you’re running the wrong way.
If you were playing basketball and picked up the ball and ran with it, you’d hear about it.
Why are newbies to triathlon so surprised that triathlon has rules too?
In 2012, TriUtah will be making extra efforts to educate all athletes on the most commonly violated rules.
To see the list, visit here: http://www.usatriathlon.org/about-multisport/rulebook/most-common-violations.aspx
Familiarize yourself with USA Triathlon rules. Here’s the link to the full rulebook: http://www.usatriathlon.org/about-multisport/rulebook.aspx