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The Olympic Challenge program is a 20-week training program (2 ability levels) designed for those who want to do their first Olympic distance triathlon or are beginners and want to do better. This program is designed to prepare you to complete the Iron Abe Triathlon held tentatively on July 25, 2020. The Iron Abe Triathlon is Olympic Distance featuring a 1 mile swim, 25 mile bike and 6.2 mile run. The race is held at Lake Springfield, Springfield, IL. This program caters to beginner and intermediate level athletes. The Olympic Challenge program is based at Illinois Wesleyan University.
· 20 Week Program led by a 26-year professional coach (Masters degree, USAT certified) and experienced athlete mentors
· Coached group swim sessions
· Group bike and run sessions
· Classroom instruction sessions designed to help make you successful on race day
· Program t-shirt
· Lots of fun and support with others
· Post-race celebration
First Meeting: March 4, 2019, 6pm @ IWU
Training Program: March 11, 2019, 6pm @ IWU
Kevin McCarthy, Program Director
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