Triathlon Training

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Triathlon 101  - Sprint Distance Triathlon

 You are looking for a challenge . . .
     the triathlete in you is screaming to come out . . .


You know it will be a formidable challenge but you are not sure whether you can swim, bike, and run the distance. You are intrigued!! This training program can help. The goal of the program will be for an athlete to complete a sprint distance triathlon.  This is an 8 week program for the novice triathlete, meeting twice a week for 60 minutes. You should be able to comfortably run 20 minutes to begin this program.

Triathlon 201  - Olympic Distance Triathlon

Ever wanted to complete a longer distance triathlon? . . .
    Learn open water swim techniques? . . .
         Get faster transition times?


You have 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 olympic distance triathlon. This is a 12 week program for the intermediate triathlete. You should be able to comfortably run a 5K to begin this program.

Triathlon 301  - Half Iron-Distance Triathlon Training

When it's time to go the distance . . .

Are you ready to take on the Half Iron Distance (1.2 mile swim, 52 mile bike, 13.1 mile run) in Traithlon?  You have completed an olympic distance triathlon and are ready to jump to the next level. Taking on this distance requires the time to train; peak week plan on 12 - 15 hours of training. This program is for the athlete wanting to train longer distances and improve individual skills.

This is a 14 week program for the intermediate triathlete. You should be able to comfortably swim .5 miles, bike 25 miles and run 6 miles to begin this RDE Tri Grand Prixprogram.

 

Many of our programs train for the Race Day Events Triathlon Grand Prix Series. For more information, visit Race Day Events' website.

Triathlon Training Program participants receive:

  • A complete training schedule and calendar with detailed workouts
  • Pool swim training sessions at Gold's Gym
  • Open water swim training sessions for 201 and 301 programs
  • 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 and swim cap
  • Special discounted race entry price to local target race

Each training session will focus on a different phase of training, from swimming to transitioning. To participate you will need at a minimum, running/walking 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. We'll supply you with the knowledge to complete your triathlon.


REGISTRATION INFORMATION:

Group Sessions: Swim practice on Wednesday mornings, choose between 6:00 or 7:00 am, brick (bike, run, sometimes swim) workout Saturday at 7:00 am when the weather is above 50o, or an alternative indoor workout when the weather is below 50o.

Tri101 - Fleet Feet Knoxville  
  Goal Race:  Foothills Sprint Triathlon, May 25, 2015
  Start Week:  March 30, meets 2x week
  Program Fee (8 wks): $95
  Sign Up:

Tri201 - Fleet Feet Knoxville
   Goal Race:
  Lakeside of the Smokies Olympic & Sprint Triathlon, June 13, 2015
   Start Week: March 23, meets 2x week
   Program Fee (12 wks): $150
   Sign Up:

Tri301 - Fleet Feet Knoxville
   Goal Race:  Ironman 70.3 Raleigh, May 31, 2015
   Start Week: February 23, meets 2-3x week
   Program Fee (14 wks): $200
   Sign Up:

Note: the program fee does not include the race registration fee.

Questions? call the store (865)675-FEET or send us an email @ trainwithus@fleetfeetknoxville.com

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