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Triathlon 201 Training - August Races

Mon June 11 - Sat August 25
Location: Knoxville, TN US 37922 Directions
Type: Triathlon
12133 S Northshore Dr
Knoxville, TN US 37922
Event Time Price Details
Tri 201
8:00AM EDT - 8:00AM EDT

Triathlon is a multifaceted sport requiring endurance, strength, and skill to conquer its three disciplines. It is the ultimate cross-training challenge. All of our comprehensive Triathlon programs include swim instruction and training sessions, bike and run workouts, transition clinics, and a race day preparation workshop.

You've done the sprint triathlons and are looking for a new challenge. This program is for the athlete wanting to try a longer distance triathlon, improve individual skills, and learn open water swim techniques. The goal of the program will be to complete an open water sprint triathlon.

This program is for the intermediate triathlete. You should be able to comfortably run a 5K to begin this program.

  • Q&A Session: Thu 5/31 & 6/7 at 5:00 & 5:30 pm. This open-to-all discussion will be followed by a Open Group Walk/Run at 6:00pm.
  • Orientation Week:
        - Mon - Sun 6/4 - 6/10  Join us the week before training starts to earn special discounts just for training program members.
        - Thurs 6/14 at 5:30 pm for a Good Form Running Clinic followed by 6:00pm open group run.
  • Start Week: Begins week of 06.11
  • WorkoutsBrick (Swim/Run/Bike) Workouts - Saturday mornings at various locations with open water access. Pool Swim Sessions - 3:30pm Sunday at the Davis YMCA (see directions below), self guided workouts in open public lanes.
  • Target Race: Tri Fall Creek Falls Olympic or Sprint Triathlon (8/18) or Storm the Fort Sprint Triathlon (8/25)
  • Cost: $130 (10 weeks)

Participants Receive

  • A complete training schedule and calendar with detailed workouts
  • Access to Davis Family YMCA for pool swim training sessions
  • Open water swim training sessions (weather permitting)
  • Educational clinics including: bike maintenance, race day prep, transition set-up and nutrition planning
  • Weekly e-mail from the coach with tips, advice and motivation/encouragement
  • E-mail support – the coach will answer individual questions regarding training and running related issues
  • Technical fiber shirt
  • Training program discounts into the target races

Each training session will focus on a different phase of training, such as swimming in a race setting and transitioning between events.

To participate you will need at a minimum, running shoes, bicycle, helmet, and a willing mind and body. If you want to take your racing to the next level, check out our list of recommended triathlon accessories.

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