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LAKESHORE LANDSHARKS is Chicago's first beginner-friendly multisport community built specifically around around the endurance sports of SWIM-RUN, OPEN WATER SWIMMING, and INDOOR TRIATHLON RACING as a unique blend of multisport focus. We are a community of athletes that train for everything from our first sprint or indoor triathlon, up to full Iron distance 140.6 races as part of our CHICAGO IRONMONSTER official IRONMAN TRI CLUB program and support charity partners including TEAM TO END AIDS (T2)!
We are both a RUNNING CLUB, OPEN WATER SWIMMING CLUB, and TRIATHLON CLUB community that is open to anyone and everyone looking to enjoy the multisport lifestyle - whether you train with us year round and want to sign up for our full TRAINING programs, or just join us on race days by joining our RACING club - anyone is welcome to join the LAKESHORE LANDSHARKS!
Powered by coaches from 4 STAR ENDURANCE we are also an official USA Triathlon (USAT) club, meaning you get to enjoy a wide variety of team perks and discounts by joining us!
✶ JOIN USAT: https://member.usatriathlon.org/rb/ALFKY8LZLGVPXPCD
✶ JOIN THE "4 STAR ENDURANCE" USAT CLUB - https://member.usatriathlon.org/club/4528
✶ USAT CLUB DISCOUNTS - https://member.usatriathlon.org/exclusive-partner-discounts
✶ CLUB HUB & RACE DISCOUNTS - https://www.teamusa.org/USA-Triathlon/USAT-for-Me/Clubs/Club-Hub
Some like to call us a "swimming club for runners" or a "running club for swimmers" - while others think of us as an "indoor triathlon training club" that helps athletes train for big local races like LEONS TRIATHLON and the CHICAGO TRIATHLON. Whether you're a single sport or multisport athlete, consider joining if you like to Swim, Bike, Run, or just have fun!
LANDSHARKS AND LADYBUGS - WE'RE AN OPEN WATER SWIMMING CLUB TOO!
Whether you train indoors or outdoors, with us or by yourself, you can join our club simply to be part of our LADYBUG #SwimSafe open water swimming group that swims regularly at Ohio Street Beach in downtown Chicago. As a "social club for open water swimmers" we love to eat and drink at Caffe Oliva after a good swim workout almost every day of the week! Whatever multisport motivation we can provide for you, we embrace it all as a fun and open community for all ages and ability levels by offering free open water swim buoys to those who join us at open water swims! Learn more about our free swim buoy initiative at www.4StarEndurance.com/Ladybug
INDOOR TRIATHLON CLUB - "FREQUENT TRI-ER" TEAM DISCOUNT!
So whether you're a beginner training for our LAKESHORE LANDSHARK INDOOR TRIATHLONS or the CHICAGO TRIATHLON - our community is for you! Maybe you're a runner looking at learning to swim? Or a long distance triathlete training for a 70.3 or 140.6 long distance race that needs some more year round training motivation? Our community is open to anyone and everyone who wants to live a "multisport lifestyle" and especially those who like to integrate racing indoor triathlons as part of their training! All Landshark members enjoy an exclusive INDOOR TRIATHLON TEAM DISCOUNT rate that automatically applies through the RunSignup.com system when you join the club and then register for a race! Learn more about our indoor triathlon series of events at www.LandsharkTriathlon.com
Over the years, our coaches have led programs that have even been featured on WGN Channel 9 "Around Town" and recognized as "Best Club to Train for a Triathlon" (Examiner) as a great club for beginners - but we've also won the USA TRIATHLON (USAT) CLUB NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS and helped train an ITU WORLD TRIATHLON AGE GROUP WORLD CHAMPION, so we truly serve athletes of all ages and ability levels, from beginner to professional! Find more beginner resources at www.MyTimeToTri.com
MULTISPORT DISCIPLINES: Swim, Bike, Run, Tri, and more!!!
We live and breathe the "multisport lifestyle" to encourage and INSPIRE others to get into endurance sports that include Swimming, Running, Aquathlon, SwimRun, Cycling, Duathlon, and Triathlon - and all while promoting #SwimSafe initiatives on the side! We are an open social and "racing club" community that anyone can join - whether you are a first-timer looking to join our LANDSHARK INDOOR TRIATHLON SERIES or an experienced 70.3 or 140.6 athlete looking to join us for social swims at Ohio St. Beach!
TRAINING & GEAR DISCOUNTS
Even if you don't live in Chicago, we have members who train remotely to take advantage of USAT programs and virtual challenges that you can participate in as a remote club member - including MYZONE, a "Landsharks and Ladybugs" Strava group and the new TRITONWEAR swim tracker for advanced swim training metric tracking, available as a "Triton Club" upgrade. We also have 100% intimidation-free triathlon training programs based out of partner training facilities including LAKESHORE SPORT & FITNESS (LSF) adult group SWIM TECHNIQUE classes in downtown Chicago that clubs members receive discounts towards as the official triathlon club supporting LAKESHORE SPORT & FITNESS (LSF) members too (but you don't have to be an LSF member to join the Landsharks)! Discounts include over $500 off annual gym memberships, indoor tri and outdoor race discounts, USAT sponsor discounts, 30%+ off wetsuits, triathlon gear, helmets, 10% off at local bike shops, $60 off MyZone heart rate monitors, and so much more! Once you join, you can immediately access our team discounts on this club page!
RACING CLUB PERKS = DISCOUNTS + SWAG!
Join the Lakeshore Landsharks RACING CLUB membership even if you simply want to enjoy up to 20% off races, training, and more - including the LANDSHARK INDOOR TRIATHLON SERIES and CHICAGO TRIATHLON! For only $70.30 per year you'll more than earn your money back in race discounts, but you will also be able to earn a swag item when you simply show up and complete your first fun run, swim/run meetup, or team event like our indoor triathlon series! And you'll also become eligible to EARN A SECOND PIECE OF TEAM GEAR when you give back to the community by volunteering too! www.LandsharkTriathlon.com
OPEN WATER BONUS: LADYBUG PROJECT #SWIMSAFE BUOY!
As a CHICAGO LAKESHORE LANDSHARK, you'll also be eligible to receive a FREE OPEN WATER SWIMMING BUOY and your membership fee will support us providing a second free swim buoy to another athlete as part of our LADYBUG #SWIMSAFE initiative to encourage new swimmers to get into the sport through open water swim safety. You can even have us gift that second buoy to another friend, or we'll simply #PassItOn to another random athlete! www.4StarEndurance.com/Ladybug
Our team also provides training support and conducts fundraising for a growing list of multisport related charity partners including TEAM TO END AIDS (T2) and the USA TRIATHLON FOUNDATION - as well as several others! www.t2ea.org
OVER $1,000 IN VALUE!
Including team perks and discounts, you'll receive and save up to over $1,000 per year in value by joining the LAKESHORE LANDSHARKS - all while supporting a great cause in promoting open water swimming safety!
Learn more at 4starendurance.com/landsharks and join today!!!
OFFICIAL COACH & TRAINING PROGRAM PARTNER: 4 STAR ENDURANCE
Consider upgrading to add on the 4 STAR CLUB if you'd like to enjoy an upgrade to TrainingPeaks PREMIUM, unlimited training plans, and a private 1on1 consult with head coach CHRIS NAVIN... www.4starendurance.com/club
Join our Lakeshore Landsharks RACING CLUB to become a member of our running, swimming, and triathlon community to enjoy over $1,000 in overall value and online training plans! But note that this option does not include any in person training (see other options to add-on TRAINING programs):
Upgrade to "Level 2" to receive all the perks of our basic RACING CLUB membership (listed above) in addition to our new TRITON VIRTUAL SWIM CLUB (+$240 upgrade) to receive full access to a Tritonwear A.I.-powered swim analytics device for up to one full year (up to $240 value) + an additional piece of team gear when you complete any of our monthly swim challenges!
Tritonwear is a unique swim tracker that you wear under your swim cap to receive advanced metrics while swimming - automatically updated LIVE within 10 seconds of finishing every lap! The device uses AI to learn about your own unique swim efficiencies, tailored to your body size and age group. Learn about your above & below water metrics, turn times, split times, stroke efficiencies, and so much more. Learn more on their website at Tritonwear.com, but sign up directly with us in order to receive a device and ensure your metrics will be part of our TritonWear team!
Includes "RACING" CLUB perks + access to all LAKESHORE LANDSHARKS "TRAINING" programs, which includes:
Normally it costs $200-250/mo for access to our SWIM only classes, but with the full TRAINING package, you'll receive a reduced rate of $200/mo for unlimited access to all LAKESHORE LANDSHARKS multisport endurance training programs when you sign up for at least 2+ months of training... this includes all of our endurance sports programs... SWIM, BIKE, and RUN!
SPECIAL "TRAINING PACKAGE" LIMITED TIME OFFERS WHEN YOU JOIN FOR 6+ MONTHS!
- Join for 6+ months and you'll receive a MyZone Heart Rate Monitor or TritonWear Swim Tracker (up to $240 value!)
- Join our YEARLY membership anytime before May 1st (pro-rated) to train with us through the end of the year (8+ months) and you'll receive a VO2 MAX TEST + TRAINING CONSULT (up to $300 value)! VO2 Max Test info: 4starendurance.com/vo2max
NOTE: GYM MEMBERSHIP NOT INCLUDED
This option is open to LAKESHORE SPORT & FITNESS (LSF) members and non-members alike. Members have full access to health club, while non-members will have access to facilities only on the days of training sessions. Consider joining LAKESHORE SPORT & FITNESS (LSF) for additional perks including ability to reserve your own swim lanes to complete your individual workouts. Mention you are part of a 4 STAR ENDURANCE program for a "preferred partner" membership rate discount!
Support a great cause and become a T2 TRIATHLETE receiving full access to all LAKESHORE LANDSHARKS training programs at no cost to you!!!
NOTE: YOU MUST REGISTER THROUGH T2EA.ORG FIRST!
Select this option if you have already joined the TEAM TO END AIDS (T2) Chicago Triathlon training program by signing up at www.t2ea.org and have started your fundraising!
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